About this walk
This walk follow the Warners Bay Foreshore Shared Pathway along the shore of Lake Macquarie.
Along the way this walk passes through Green Point Reserve.
It takes about 4 hours to complete the full 20 kilometre walk, with plenty of breaks and photography stops.
A brisk walker can do this much faster, but consider that there's a lot to see along the way.
Getting there and back
Get the train to Adamstown using transportnsw.info. Plan your return trip from Teralba at transportnsw.info.
Along the way
Exit the station to the right across the pedestrian bridge.
From the station exit follow the Great North Walk signs down ANZAC Parade.
At the highway, turn left down Lake Crescent
From the end of Lake Crescent, follow the bike path past the holiday park.
Turn right and follow the path underneath the highway.
After the underpass follow the bike path right along Five Islands Road.
Follow the bike path across Cockle Creek and take the ramp down at a small roundabout.
At the bottom of the ramp turn left and follow the path along Cockle Creek to the park.
Follow the bike path through the park and along the lake.
The bike path continues along the edge of the lake to Warners Bay.
Cross the walkway past the viewing platforms to the carpark and a boat ramp.
From the car park exit cross Macquarrie Drive and enter Harkins Street on the left.
Turn right down Croft Road.
And right again down Pannamena Crescent.
At the end of the street descend from the embankment and cross Bereki Road at the bus stop.
From the bus stop enter Eleebana Road and immediately turn left down Toonibal Avenue.
Continue along the bike path at the end of the street.
Cross the carpark and continue along the bike path through the park.
At the end of the park continue on the footpath along Macquarie Drive and cross Sheppards Creek.
From the petrol station turn right down Tallawalla Road.
Continue past the Valentine shops along Dilkera Avenue.
Follow the park along the lakefront to the end.
Enter the trailhead into Green Point at the end of Dilkera Avenue.
Follow the trail through lake through Green Point along the lake.
Keep right at the paved path to continue the lakeside path.
Optionally follow the stairs up to the Sea Eagle Lookout.
From the lookout continue through the park on the footpath along the lake.
At the end of the park, continue along Ross Street.
Turn right at the intersection and follow the footpath past the Sailing Club.
Continue along the footpath through the lakeside reserve.
From the end of the reserve turn left and follow Macquarie Street.
At the intersection with the Pacific Highway, use the bus stop to connect to Cardiff station.
What to bring
- Check the national parks website for possible detours, closures and restrictions.
- Install an OpenStreetMap app for Android or iOS and preload the area.
- Download the GPS data if your device can import it.
- Print out this map and get a better one from a visitor information centre if possible.
- Be sure to leave enough charge in your phone's battery for emergency calls.
- Bring plenty of water, comfortable shoes, a hat and SPF 30 sunscreen.
- Also bring a light windbreaker/raincoat in case you get caught out in the rain.