Sydney Train Walks

From Woy Woy via Koolewong Ridge 4h / 13km to Gosford

About this walk

This walk covers part of Brisbane Water National Park.

It takes about 4 hours to complete the full 13 kilometre walk, but plan extra for plenty of breaks and photography stops. Consider that there's a lot to see along the way.

Getting there and back

Get the train to Woy Woy using Plan your return trip from Gosford at

Along the way

From the station follow Brisbane Water Drive along along the railway.

Cross the bridge and go down the steps under the bridge immeately after.

- 1h / 2km Alternatively continue following the bike park along the bay to Point Claire.

Pass under the bridge and train line to Lare Street.

From the right side of Lara Street, follow the firetrail up the ridge.

After the steep climb follow the firetail along the ridge past several lookouts.

Cross Corrumbine Creek and continue the next ridge.

At the intersection follow the Milyerra Road Firetrail to the right.

Near the end of the firetrail, follow the bushtrail to the left.

Descend the steps down to Penang Street and follow Bribane Water Drive to the left.

Follow the path around the lake and head left down Yallambee Avenue. The alternative route continues from here.

Cross the highway and follow the footpath along the Pacific Highway left to Gosford 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.