Wharf to Wharf: Merimbula to Tathra
Yuin Country

10h to 2 days

27.3km
oneway

↑ 674 m
↓ -663 m

Moderate track
Starting from the Merimbula Aquarium & Wharf Restaurant at the end of Lake Street, Merimbula, this walk takes you to Tathra Wharf via multiple coastal tracks, exploring the bushland of Bournda National Park and the coastline along the way. Get ready for an epic journey through ‘Bournda’ NP, which means ‘place of tea tree and kangaroos’ in Aboriginal language. This great 26 km walk visits countless secluded beaches, each offering you a different type of experience. Along with the said beaches, there are lagoons, lookouts and even a couple of picturesque lakes that are home to interesting bird species. Take your time, try to spot whales and cool off in the welcoming waters of the Pacific. Keep an eye out for sunbaking (Australian term for sunbathing) lizards and grazing wallabies as well. The Hobart Beach Campground midway lets you swim, sail and paddle in the big Wallagoot Lake. The BBQs, showers, toilets combined with the relatively calm waters of the lake makes this place quite suitable for families. Just keep in mind that you’ll need to book your place beforehand. After heavy rainfall the lakes can flow out to sea, so always look out for tides and alternative track options. Take extra care when swimming in unguarded waters. Let us begin by acknowledging the Yuin people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-36.8988632,149.9274392)
Mode Car
Finish (-36.7256716,149.9889788)
Mode (end) Car Shuttle   Car  
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the end of Lake Street, Merimbula, head back along Lake Street as you keep the ocean to your left. Turn right at the 3-way intersection and head along Wharf Street, then take the second right turn to head along Yarai Street. At the end of the road, turn left and head along Cliff Street as you keep Middle Beach and the ocean to your right to continue along Wharf to Wharf: Merimbula to Tathra Track. Keep an eye out for cairns in the gullies for navigation.....
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Merimbula to Hobart Beach: Wharf to Wharf
3h 45 min to 6h
13.9km
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After 40m pass the Aquarium Restaurant (20m on your right).
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This little side trip takes you to the Clifftop Lookout, visiting Historic Fishermen's Lookout along the way. View the creek mouth over Bar Beach and watch planes take off from the nearby airport. To start this optional side trip: Continue straight Details below.
After another 170m (at the intersection of Wharf Street & Lake Street) turn right, to head along Wharf Street.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This optional side trip takes you to Merimbula (Long) Point lookout, where you can get exceptionally panoramic views of the Pacific. Expect 25-30 minutes (out&back) of moving time added to your hike. To start this optional side trip: Turn right Details below.
After another 75m (at the intersection of Wharf Street & Tasman Street) continue straight, to head along Wharf Street.
After another 70m (at the intersection of Wharf Street & Queen Street) continue straight, to head along Wharf Street.
After another 55m (at the intersection of Yarai Street & Wharf Street) turn right, to head along Yarai Street.
After another 80m (at the intersection of Cliff Street & Yarai Street) turn left, to head along Cliff Street.
After another 180m (at the intersection of Cliff Street & King Street) veer right, to head along Cliff Street.
After another 205m (at the intersection of Cliff Street & George Street) continue straight, to head along Illuka Street.
After another 60m (at the intersection of Cliff Street & Illuka Street) turn right, to head along Cliff Street.
After another 75m head through the bollard.
After another 25m (at the intersection of Cliff Street & Apoona Street) veer right, to head along Cliff Street.
After another 290m turn right.
After another 205m continue straight, to head along Short Point Road.
After another 470m to find the car park.
Continue straight, to head along Short Point Road.
After another 50m pass the toilet (20m on your left).
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This little side trip takes you to the Short Point viewpoint, which is a great place to spot whales and rare bird species. To start this optional side trip: Continue straight Details below.
Turn left.
After another 35m head down the 13 concrete steps (about 7m long)
Then come to the viewpoint (on your left).
Then head down the 26 concrete steps (about 15m long)
After another 80m cross the ford.
After another 145m turn right, to head along Mundooi Walk.
After another 120m pass a seat (6m on your left)., has no backrest.
After another 235m pass a seat (5m on your right)., has no backrest.
Veer left, to head along Mundooi Walk.
After another 195m turn right, to head along Mundooi Walk.
After another 910m come to the viewpoint (35m on your right).
Veer left, to head along Mundooi Walk.
After another 215m continue straight, to head along Mundooi Walk.
After another 155m pass the car park (15m on your left).
Turn right.
After another 130m pass the toilet (9m on your right)., male.
Then pass the toilet (on your right)., female.
After another 2.2km turn right.
After another 65m to find the car park.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This optional side trip takes you to the end of Tura Head, visiting Reggie's Lookout and Tura Beach Rockpool along the way. Expect 25-30 minutes (out&back) of moving time added to your hike. To start this optional side trip: Continue straight Details below.
Turn left.
After another 1km come to the viewpoint (40m on your left).
After another 1.8km continue straight.
After another 70m find the North Tura Beach (90m on your right).
North Tura Beach
North Tura Beach

North Tura Beach is located north of Merimbula and Tura Heads. The beach is a beautiful expanse of sand of nearly 2.5km, stretching from Tura Heads to Bournda Island in the north. North Tura is an easterly-facing beach which is accessed by Widgeram Rd off the Sapphire Coast Drive.
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North Tura Beach is located north of Merimbula and Tura Heads. The beach is a beautiful expanse of sand of nearly 2.5km, stretching from Tura Heads to Bournda Island in the north. North Tura is an easterly-facing beach which is accessed by Widgeram Rd off the Sapphire Coast Drive.

After another 30m find the Parking (45m on your left).
Parking
Parking

A large gravel carpark with no formally marked parking bays. The ground is well packed and drains quickly after rain.
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A large gravel carpark with no formally marked parking bays. The ground is well packed and drains quickly after rain.

Veer right, to head along North Tura Road.
After another 15m find the Pinch Point (20m on your left).
Pinch Point
Pinch Point

Timber bollards at end of carpark. Gap of 1.3m (0.5m high) provides access to picnic area, toilet and walking tracks.
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Timber bollards at end of carpark. Gap of 1.3m (0.5m high) provides access to picnic area, toilet and walking tracks.

After another 15m find the North Tura Lookout (30m on your right).
North Tura Lookout
North Tura Lookout

North Tura Beach Lookout is between Tathra and Merimbula in Bournda National Park. The lookout platform (4.6x4.6m) has stunning views over North Tura Beach, all the way south to Tura Headland and out to sea. The lookout is also a perfect viewing point for Turingal Head and Bournda Island. The fence is 91cm high and the ramp leading up is 1.5m wide.
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North Tura Beach Lookout is between Tathra and Merimbula in Bournda National Park. The lookout platform (4.6x4.6m) has stunning views over North Tura Beach, all the way south to Tura Headland and out to sea. The lookout is also a perfect viewing point for Turingal Head and Bournda Island. The fence is 91cm high and the ramp leading up is 1.5m wide.

After another 8m find the Toilet (25m on your left).
Toilet
Toilet

Unisex single pit toilet. Entrance is 90cm wide, toilet seat 38cm high (57cm to back wall). Simple handrail is 82cm high. Floor space is about 110cm by 230cm. A 4cm step into the toilet. Tap (no basin) outside 74cm from ground.
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Unisex single pit toilet. Entrance is 90cm wide, toilet seat 38cm high (57cm to back wall). Simple handrail is 82cm high. Floor space is about 110cm by 230cm. A 4cm step into the toilet. Tap (no basin) outside 74cm from ground.

Continue straight, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 20m find the Picnic Table (on your right).
Picnic Table
Picnic Table

Two timber slat picnic table and bench seats. The table is 78cm high, 91cm deep and 2.1m wide. The seats are 42cm high, 29cm deep and 2.1m wide (no backrest). The table is on paved area.
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Two timber slat picnic table and bench seats. The table is 78cm high, 91cm deep and 2.1m wide. The seats are 42cm high, 29cm deep and 2.1m wide (no backrest). The table is on paved area.

Then pass a seat (20m on your left).
After another 50m continue straight, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 620m continue straight, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 70m veer left, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 205m continue straight, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 160m veer left, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 6m head down the 26 earthen steps (about 15m long)
After another 25m cross the ford.
After another 35m continue straight, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 340m turn left, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 150m find the Bournda Lagoon (50m on your left).
Bournda Lagoon
Bournda Lagoon

Bournda Lagoon has formed behind Bournda Beach, between Tathra and Merimbula in Bournda National Park. The lagoon is deep enough for swimming and is a popular spot for a freshwater swim. The lagoon is fed by Sandy Beach Creek, which has been silted up at the southernmost end of Bournda Beach. The lagoon supports a variety of environments, including a rainforest, on its shores. However, the lagoon is subject to environmental issues such as algal blooms. The lagoon can be accessed by bush track from Bournda Lagoon car park, at the end of Bournda Rd.
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Bournda Lagoon has formed behind Bournda Beach, between Tathra and Merimbula in Bournda National Park. The lagoon is deep enough for swimming and is a popular spot for a freshwater swim. The lagoon is fed by Sandy Beach Creek, which has been silted up at the southernmost end of Bournda Beach. The lagoon supports a variety of environments, including a rainforest, on its shores. However, the lagoon is subject to environmental issues such as algal blooms. The lagoon can be accessed by bush track from Bournda Lagoon car park, at the end of Bournda Rd.

The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This optional side trip takes you to the northernmost foreshore of Sandy Creek, visiting Bournda Lagoon Lookout along the way. You can come back from this point or continue along the creek and do the full loop if you'd like to. Keep in mind that if you do so, you'll be walking in a counterclockwise direction (constantly veering left) and rejoin the main route south of Bournda Headland. To start this optional side trip: Continue straight Details below.
Turn sharp right, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 120m turn right.
After another 35m pass the toilet (40m on your right).
After another 15m find the Bournda Beach picnic area (on your right).
Bournda Beach picnic area
Bournda Beach picnic area

Bournda Beach picnic area is found next to Bournda Lagoon car park, in Bournda National Park. The picnic area is shaded by the trees behind Bournda Beach, which is between Tathra and Merimbula. The picnic area has modest facilities with a few picnic tables, BBQ pit and a toilet nearby. The picnic area is a great place to eat lunch before heading down to Bournda Beach or Lagoon, which are only a stroll away through the bush.
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Bournda Beach picnic area is found next to Bournda Lagoon car park, in Bournda National Park. The picnic area is shaded by the trees behind Bournda Beach, which is between Tathra and Merimbula. The picnic area has modest facilities with a few picnic tables, BBQ pit and a toilet nearby. The picnic area is a great place to eat lunch before heading down to Bournda Beach or Lagoon, which are only a stroll away through the bush.

Veer left.
After another 120m veer right, to head along Bournda Lagon Road.
After another 100m turn left.
After another 400m continue straight.
After another 1.3km continue straight.
After another 50m continue straight.
After another 370m turn left.
After another 165m come to the "Hobart Beach" camp site (25m on your left).
Then pass the toilet (25m on your right).
After another 25m continue straight.
After another 70m continue straight.

This optional side trip takes you to the end of Tura Head, visiting Reggie's Lookout and Tura Beach Rockpool along the way. Expect 25-30 minutes (out&back) of moving time added to your hike.
Turn map Directions & comments
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After another 860m come to a viewpoint
The end.

This little side trip takes you to the Short Point viewpoint, which is a great place to spot whales and rare bird species.
Turn map Directions & comments
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After 25m pass the picnic table (30m on your left).
After another 25m pass a seat (30m on your left).
After another 20m continue straight.
Continue another 260m to find Short Pointthe end.

This optional side trip takes you to Merimbula (Long) Point lookout, where you can get exceptionally panoramic views of the Pacific. Expect 25-30 minutes (out&back) of moving time added to your hike.
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Wharf Street & Tasman Street heading along Tasman Street (a residential road).
After 280m to find the car park.
At the intersection of Long Point Track & Tasman Street turn right, to head along Long Point Track (a vehicle track).
After another 20m continue straight, to head along Long Point Track.
After another 15m head through/around the gate.
After another 520m pass a seat (8m on your right)., has a backrest.
After another 370m come to the viewpoint (5m on your right).
After another 6m head down the 16 surface|compacted steps (about 8m long)
Continue another 50m to find the end.

This little side trip takes you to the Clifftop Lookout, visiting Historic Fishermen's Lookout along the way. View the creek mouth over Bar Beach and watch planes take off from the nearby airport.
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Wharf Street & Lake Street heading along Lake Street (a residential road).
After another 160m turn left.
After another 20m come to the "Historic Fishermens Lookout" viewpoint.
After another 25m veer left.
After another 35m come to "Cliff Top Lookout" viewpoint
Cliff Top Lookout the end.

This optional side trip takes you to the northernmost foreshore of Sandy Creek, visiting Bournda Lagoon Lookout along the way. You can come back from this point or continue along the creek and do the full loop if you'd like to. Keep in mind that if you do so, you'll be walking in a counterclockwise direction (constantly veering left) and rejoin the main route south of Bournda Headland.
Turn map Directions & comments
Heading along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 100m turn left, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 125m find the Bournda Lagoon Lookout (40m on your left).
Bournda Lagoon Lookout
Bournda Lagoon Lookout

Bournda Lagoon lookout is a small unfenced rock platform perched above Bournda Lagoon, in Bournda National Park. The views to the south, over the lake, reveal how close the lagoon is to the beach. The angle of the lookout onto the water gives a look through the water to the bottom of the lagoon.
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Bournda Lagoon lookout is a small unfenced rock platform perched above Bournda Lagoon, in Bournda National Park. The views to the south, over the lake, reveal how close the lagoon is to the beach. The angle of the lookout onto the water gives a look through the water to the bottom of the lagoon.

Turn right, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
After another 110m veer left, to head along Sandy Creek Walking Track.
Continue another 130m to find the end.

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Hobart Beach to Tathra: Wharf to Wharf
4h to 6h 30 min
13.5km
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This optional side trip takes you to the historic Scotts Hut where there's a picnic area as well. Around 40 minutes out & back. To start this optional side trip: Turn left Details below.
After another 60m continue straight.
After another 60m continue straight.
After another 80m continue straight.
After another 15m pass the toilet (25m on your left).
After another 25m come to the "Hobart Beach" camp site (25m on your right).
After another 80m continue straight.
After another 95m veer left.
After another 200m veer left.
After another 570m turn left.
After another 1.5km cross the ford.
After another 35m head down the 33 surface|gravel steps (about 30m long)
After another 35m pass a seat (on your left)., has a backrest.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This tiny side trip takes you to the beautiful Wallagoot Gap Beach. Keep an eye out for wallabies. To start this optional side trip: Turn sharp right Details below.
After another 190m continue straight, to head along Bournda Coastal Walking Tracks.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This optional side trip takes you to the northern foreshore of Wallagoot Lake, where you can do some sailing or paddling if you'd like to. Expect 25-30 minutes (out&back) added to your hike. To start this optional side trip: Continue straight Details below.
After another 5m (at the intersection of Kangarutha walking track & Bournda Coastal Walking Tracks) turn right, to head along Kangarutha walking track.
After another 3.8km (at the intersection of White Rock Road & Kangarutha walking track) continue straight, to head along White Rock Road (a vehicle track).
After another 55m (at the intersection of White Rock Road & Kangarutha walking track) continue straight, to head along Kangarutha walking track (a walking track).
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This little side trip takes you to the Short Point viewpoint, which is a great place to spot whales and rare bird species. To start this optional side trip: Continue straight Details below.
After another 1.8km (at the intersection of Kangarutha walking track & Kangarutha Point Track) continue straight, to head along Kangarutha walking track.
After another 940m find the "Boulder Bay" entity|beach (25m on your right).
Boulder Bay
Boulder Bay

Boulder Bay is located on the Kangarutha Track, south of Tathra, within Bournda National Park. The bay is sided by two rocky coast lines that funnel the water to the sandy beach. The sand of Boulder Bay is lower on the beach and the area behind this is covered in rounded rocks in a variety of sizes. Boulder Bay Creek runs into the bay but is usually a dry creek bed at the back of the beach. Access to Boulder Bay is by the Kangarutha Track.
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Boulder Bay is located on the Kangarutha Track, south of Tathra, within Bournda National Park. The bay is sided by two rocky coast lines that funnel the water to the sandy beach. The sand of Boulder Bay is lower on the beach and the area behind this is covered in rounded rocks in a variety of sizes. Boulder Bay Creek runs into the bay but is usually a dry creek bed at the back of the beach. Access to Boulder Bay is by the Kangarutha Track.

After another 150m veer right, to head along Kangarutha walking track.
After another 700m veer left, to head along Kangarutha walking track.
After another 550m find the Kianinny Bay Lookout (10m on your right).
Kianinny Bay Lookout
Kianinny Bay Lookout

Kianinny Bay Lookout is perched on the hill, just south of Kianinny Bay. The lookout is an unfenced rock platform which has two white nautical markers placed on it. The lookout views the passage of boats into Kianinny Bay as they avoid the rocks near the northern headland. The lookout can be accessed from Kianinny Bay car park in Tathra, using the Kangarutha Track.
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Kianinny Bay Lookout is perched on the hill, just south of Kianinny Bay. The lookout is an unfenced rock platform which has two white nautical markers placed on it. The lookout views the passage of boats into Kianinny Bay as they avoid the rocks near the northern headland. The lookout can be accessed from Kianinny Bay car park in Tathra, using the Kangarutha Track.

Turn left.
After another 130m cross the bridge (about 10m long)
After another 15m pass the playground (15m on your left).
Then pass the sign (on your right).
After another 55m to find the car park.
After another 15m find the Kianinny Bay picnic area (on your left).
Kianinny Bay picnic area
Kianinny Bay picnic area

Kianinny Bay picnic area is found at the end of Davidson St in Tathra. The picnic area leads off the boat ramp's parking area. Kianinny Bay picnic area has an electric BBQ hot plate underneath a shelter. The picnic area also boasts a number of tables, grass clearing, toilets and a playground. Kianinny Bay picnic area is at one end of the Kangarutha Track and, with the large car park at the bay, this makes it quite convenient for car shuffles.
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Kianinny Bay picnic area is found at the end of Davidson St in Tathra. The picnic area leads off the boat ramp's parking area. Kianinny Bay picnic area has an electric BBQ hot plate underneath a shelter. The picnic area also boasts a number of tables, grass clearing, toilets and a playground. Kianinny Bay picnic area is at one end of the Kangarutha Track and, with the large car park at the bay, this makes it quite convenient for car shuffles.

After another 60m pass the toilet (30m on your left).
Veer right.
After another 70m turn left.
After another 15m head up the 27 metal steps (about 9m long)
After another 35m come to the viewpoint (30m on your right).
Turn left.
After another 6m head up the 46 surface|gravel steps (about 5m long)
After another 20m turn right.
After another 25m pass a seat (20m on your right)., has no backrest.
Then come to the viewpoint (20m on your right)., has no backrest.
After another 80m pass a seat (on your right)., has no backrest.
Then head up the earthen steps (about 50m long)
After another 80m come to the "Chamberlain Lookout" viewpoint (30m on your right).
Turn sharp left, to head along Kianinny Street.
After another 170m turn right.
After another 1.3km pass the pay phone (150m on your left).
After another 180m come to the "Pig and Whistle Lookout" viewpoint (on your left).
After another 45m pass the water tap (9m on your left).
At the intersection of Bega Street & Gordon Street turn right.
After another 45m continue straight.
After another 10m pass the water tap (20m on your left).
After another 145m come to the viewpoint (140m on your right).
Veer left.
After another 140m come to "The Wharf Local" entity|cafe
The Wharf Local
The Wharf Local

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About 35m past the end is a toilet

This optional side trip takes you to the northern foreshore of Wallagoot Lake, where you can do some sailing or paddling if you'd like to. Expect 25-30 minutes (out&back) added to your hike.
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Bournda Coastal Walking Tracks & Kangarutha walking track heading along Bournda Coastal Walking Tracks (a walking track).
After 245m pass the sign (10m on your left).
Then pass the toilet (20m on your right).
After another 15m pass the Turingal Head Car Park (35m on your right).
Turn left.
Continue another 840m to find the end.

This tiny side trip takes you to the beautiful Wallagoot Gap Beach. Keep an eye out for wallabies.
Turn map Directions & comments
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After 10m come to the viewpoint.
Then find the "Wallagoot Gap" entity|beach (105m on your left).
Wallagoot Gap
Wallagoot Gap

Wallagoot Gap is situated south of Tathra, facing east out onto the South Pacific Ocean. The gap is created by two headlands that protect the main beach from the wind. A second beach can be found around the corner of Wallagoot Gap, by following the right-hand side wall. Wallagoot Gap is an excellent place for a swim or a play in the sand. The gap can be accessed from Wallagoot Beach car park at the end of Wallagoot Lake Rd or the Kangarutha Track.
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Wallagoot Gap is situated south of Tathra, facing east out onto the South Pacific Ocean. The gap is created by two headlands that protect the main beach from the wind. A second beach can be found around the corner of Wallagoot Gap, by following the right-hand side wall. Wallagoot Gap is an excellent place for a swim or a play in the sand. The gap can be accessed from Wallagoot Beach car park at the end of Wallagoot Lake Rd or the Kangarutha Track.

Continue another 1m to find the end.

This optional side trip takes you to the historic Scotts Hut where there's a picnic area as well. Around 40 minutes out & back.
Turn map Directions & comments
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After 1.4km find the "Scotts Bay picnic area" entity|clearing (9m on your right).
Scotts Bay picnic area
Scotts Bay picnic area

Scotts Bay picnic area, Bournda National Park, is situated on the southern banks of Wallagoot Lake, at Scotts Bay. The picnic area has a large grassed area with a few shady areas closer to the water. An electric BBQ plate, toilets and picnic tables are scattered in the shade. The picnic area surrounds the historic Scotts Hut building. The facilities can be accessed from Bournda Rd.
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Scotts Bay picnic area, Bournda National Park, is situated on the southern banks of Wallagoot Lake, at Scotts Bay. The picnic area has a large grassed area with a few shady areas closer to the water. An electric BBQ plate, toilets and picnic tables are scattered in the shade. The picnic area surrounds the historic Scotts Hut building. The facilities can be accessed from Bournda Rd.

After another 10m turn right.
After another 75m turn left.
About 75m past the end is "Scotts Hut" historical
Scotts Hut
Scotts Hut

Scotts Hut is situated on the south-western banks of Wallagoot Lake, halfway between Merimbula and Tathra, in Bournda National Park. The reconstructed hut (completed in 1988) was built in a slab cottage style. This cottage has a corrugated iron roof, and wooden walls and floorings. The cottage has been fitted with gutters which feed a water tank at the southern end of the hut. The hut has an open fireplace and its interiors are painted white. The builder of the hut was Thomas Scott, originally a resident of Cooma and a father of twelve, to two wives. The hut is thought to have been built in 1890 on one of many pieces of land Mr Scott owned around the Wallagoot Lake. The hut can be accessed via the Sapphire Highway and Bournda Rd. Surrounding the hut is a picnic area and adjacent, Hobart Beach.
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Scotts Hut is situated on the south-western banks of Wallagoot Lake, halfway between Merimbula and Tathra, in Bournda National Park. The reconstructed hut (completed in 1988) was built in a slab cottage style. This cottage has a corrugated iron roof, and wooden walls and floorings. The cottage has been fitted with gutters which feed a water tank at the southern end of the hut. The hut has an open fireplace and its interiors are painted white. The builder of the hut was Thomas Scott, originally a resident of Cooma and a father of twelve, to two wives. The hut is thought to have been built in 1890 on one of many pieces of land Mr Scott owned around the Wallagoot Lake. The hut can be accessed via the Sapphire Highway and Bournda Rd. Surrounding the hut is a picnic area and adjacent, Hobart Beach.

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Terrain
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Merimbula to Hobart Beach: Wharf to Wharf

Hobart Beach to Tathra: Wharf to Wharf


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 27.3km
Time 10h to 2 days
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There are 8 on route, on average they are 3.1km apart with the largest gap of 8.5km.

Seat: There are 8 on route, on average they are 3.2km apart with the largest gap of 8.6km.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
2km[toilet]
Toilet
4.2km[toilet]
Toilet
4.2km[toilet]
Toilet
11.2km[toilet]
Toilet
13.7km[toilet]
Camp site
13.7km "Hobart Beach" camp site
Toilet
16.8km[toilet]
Toilet
25.1km[toilet]
Toilet
27.4km[toilet]
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