Coastal Walking Track, Wallarah National Park

If you only have the time or energy to walk one track in Wallarah, then take the Coastal walking track for the best of everything this park offers. This walk has gorgeous coastal and ocean views.

Look out for passing humpback and southern right whales during winter. You could birdwatch along the way. Enjoy the wildflowers in spring, and experience the various types of vegetation and habitats the track takes you through at their peak. You can easily pick out the cabbage-tree palm; it grows up to 25 metres.

Did you bring your surfboard or fishing rod? The Coastal track also leads to Pinny Beach, which has coarse dark sand and is great for surfing and fishing. Further south is another fishing spot called Shark Hole. Remember to wear a lifejacket when fishing off any rock platform.

Nearby events

  1. Webers Circus

    Thursday 31 January 2019 to Sunday 03 February 2019 , Swansea

    Webers Circus, with a touch of the wild west, features the death defying wheel of death, miniature horses, dogs, clowns plus exciting circus acts and western dancing. For more information, visit their website or call them.…

    31 Jan - 03 Feb
  2. NSW Surf Life Saving Championships

    Event dates to be confirmed: February 2019 , Swansea

    The NSW Surf Life Saving Championships will be hosted by Swansea Belmont Surf Life Saving Club. The State's premier surf event attracts tens of thousands of people to the Hunter region, with more than 7,000 competitors from all over NSW…

  3. Raffertys Coastal Trail Run

    Saturday 13 July 2019 , Swansea

    A 12 kilometre, 22 kilometre and 36 kilometre trail run hosted from Raffertys Resort, the course takes in the sites of beautiful Lake Macquarie and the stunning coastline of historic Catherine Hill Bay and the Munmorah State Conservation…

    13 Jul