Newbys Creek Walk and Caves
Biripi & Worimi Country

5 min to 10 min

220 m
return

↑ 4 m
↓ -4 m

Very challenging
This short return walk in Coorabakh National Park leads to a scenic cave with a large overhanging rock that creates a natural shelter above the Newbys Creek. Let us begin by acknowledging the Biripi & Worimi 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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Warning
This journey requires significant bushwalking experience, specialised equipment and navigation skills.
Please ensure you and your group well prepared and equiped for this journey.

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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 (-31.7371074,152.5321345)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Pacific Highway Onramp
  • Turn on to Hannam Vale Road then drive for 10 m
  • Turn right onto Hannam Vale Road and drive for another 1.3 km
  • Keep left onto Jericho Road Exit and drive for another 290 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Forest Road and drive for another 275 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 1 onto Forest Road and drive for another 1.7 km
  • Continue onto Forest Road and drive for another 980 m
  • Turn right onto Langley Vale Road and drive for another 4.1 km
  • Turn right and drive for another 25 m
  • Turn slight right onto Coopernook Forest Way and drive for another 7.7 km
  • Turn left onto Newbys Creek Road and drive for another 830 m
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Track Notes
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Start.
After another 6 m (at the intersection of Newbys Cave Track & Newbys Creek Road) turn sharp right, to head along Newbys Cave Track (a walking track).
After another 80 m head down the 4 concrete steps (about 3 m long)
Then cross the bridge (about 6 m long)
After another 15 m cross the bridge
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 110 m to get back to the start.
"Newbys Cave".
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Newbys Creek Walk and Caves


Grading
Class 5/6
Very challenging
Length 220 m
Time 5 min to 10 min
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
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