About this walk
This walk covers part of Bouddi National Park.
It takes about 9 hours to complete the full 30 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 Woy Woy using transportnsw.info. Plan your return trip from Woy Woy at transportnsw.info.
Along the way
From the station follow Brisbane Water Drive to the ferry jetty and follow the footpath along the shore from there.
Follow the footpath around Lions Park and continue along the shore.
From the end of the footpath follow Blackwall Road to the bridge.
From Orange Grove Road find the pedestrian ramp up to the bridge and cross it.
On the other side of the bridge use the ramp on the right and follow Daley Ave.
Turn left and climb Fishermans Trail to the top of the ridge.
Follow Daleys Point Trail to the right to Wards Hill Road.
Cross Wards Hill Road and head down Maitland Bay Drive to the park visitor centre.
From the visitor centre carpark follow the Maitland Bay Track.
After the lookout retrace your steps back to the Maitland Bay Track.
Continue down the Maitland Bay Track towards the beach.
Optionally follow the path all the way onto the beach.
From the intersection follow the Bouddi Coastal Walk along the shore.
Several lookouts and points of interest can be found along the way.
Finish the coastal walk by following Putty Beach to the surf club on the far end.
From the Putty Beach surf club follow Beach Drive up the ridge and Killcare Road down to the bay.
Follow Araluen Drive along the bay to the bushtrail starting halfway down Fraser Road.
Follow the bushtrail to the intersection with Rocky Point Trail up the ridge.
Optionally follow Rocky Point Trail to the left to Allen Strom Lookout.
From the lookout retrace your steps back to the intersection.
Follow Rocky Point Trail to Wards Hill Road.
From the carpark at Wards Hill Road, follow Daleys Point Trail back.
Optionally follow Daleys Point Trail all the way the aboriginal site and lookout.
From the Daleys Point Aboriginal Site, return to the junction with Fishermans Trail.
Follow Fishermans Trail back down the ridge and head right down Daley Ave to the bridge.
Cross the bridge and follow Orange Grove Road back to Woy Woy's foreshore walk.
Follow the footpath along the shore back to Woy Woy 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.