Yacaaba Head

Overview

Yacaaba Head is the largest headland of the bay called Port Stephens at the southern boundary of the Barrington Coast at Hawks Nest. The headland offers spectacular views. The final section of the…

Yacaaba Head is the largest headland of the bay called Port Stephens at the southern boundary of the Barrington Coast at Hawks Nest.

The headland offers spectacular views. The final section of the walk to the top is very steep and unformed, its more suitable for experienced walkers. There is no formal lookout but the top is marked by an old trigonometrical survey point.

The walking track begins from Bennetts Beach (also called Hawks Nest Beach) and the initial section is a well-formed path, winding its way through a tall open forest. You'll walk six kilometres in total and ascend 228 metres above the glittering waters of the Pacific Ocean and Port Stephens. Allow three hours for a return journey.

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