Grass Tree Track
Darkinjung & Guringai Country

20 min to 30 min

890 m
oneway

↑ 5 m
↓ -88 m

Very challenging
The Grass Tree Track links Wybung Head Rd with Frazer Beach via a ridge-top track. At the time of writing, this track was very overgrown (hence the high grade) and the trackhead difficult to find. Once on course, much of the track is clearer and quiet eroded in places. It is an interesting walk to see some diverse vegetation,noticing how it changes with altitude. At the bottom of the hill, the track emerges onto Frazer Beach before heading to the picnic area at the end of Frazer Rd. Let us begin by acknowledging the Darkinjung & Guringai 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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Upper end of Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Upper end of Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Upper end of Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Over grown upper end of Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
On the Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
The Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
View from Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Looking down to Frazer beach from the Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Eroded section of the Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Banksia on Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
A grass tree on the Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
At the lower end of the Grass Tree Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
View of ocean at the from the bush on Grass Tree track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Fazer Beach and Bongon Lagoon. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Bongon Lagoon. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
The end of Frazer Beach Rd. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Frazer Beach Picnic Area. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Track from picnic area to Frazer Beach. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
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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 (-33.1939689,151.6183581)
Mode Car (A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.)
DirectionsFrom Pacific Motorway Onramp
  • Turn on to Motorway Link Offramp then drive for 16.5 km
  • Turn right onto Kanangra Drive and drive for another 1.7 km
  • Turn left onto Campbell Drive and drive for another 670 m
  • Continue onto Campbell Drive and drive for another 1.5 km
  • Turn right onto Wybung Head Road and drive for another 1.2 km
Finish (-33.18774,151.6218319)
Mode (end) Car Shuttle   Car   (A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.)
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the intersection (60m east of the turning area at the top of Geebung Trail), this walk follows the faint Grass Tree track north over a small rise and through the dense vegetation. Soon the vegetation become shorter and the distant ocean views return. The track is flat for a while, then starts to head down the ridge. In places, the track is quiet eroded and a few parallel tracks have formed (please try to follows the main track). As the track approaches the beach, it enters a forest of taller trees and then leads to the sandy Frazer Beach, just at the bottom end of Bongon Lagoon (on the left). ....
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After 840 m find the "Frazer Beach" (20 m on your right).
Frazer Beach
Frazer Beach

Frazer Beach is a 650m-wide sandy beach, facing south-east. The beach is a popular swimming area with a patrol service provided during Christmas, Easter and April School Holidays. The back of the beach is home to Bongon Lagoon. Up the hill near the road is a large car park, several picnic tables, an amenities block (with shower and toilets), an emergency phone and Frazer camping ground. There is limited natural shade, but the beach is a interesting place to explore and relax.
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Frazer Beach is a 650m-wide sandy beach, facing south-east. The beach is a popular swimming area with a patrol service provided during Christmas, Easter and April School Holidays. The back of the beach is home to Bongon Lagoon. Up the hill near the road is a large car park, several picnic tables, an amenities block (with shower and toilets), an emergency phone and Frazer camping ground. There is limited natural shade, but the beach is a interesting place to explore and relax.

After another 25 m turn right.
After another 20 m come to the end.
About 25 m past the end is "Frazer Beach Picnic Area".
Frazer Beach Picnic Area
Frazer Beach Picnic Area

Frazer Beach Picnic Area is found at the end of Frazer Beach Rd. There is a great view over the the beach and out to sea. There are a couple of sheltered tables and more unsheltered tables, as well as direct access to the beach down the stairs. An amenities block is just above the upper car park, as well as an emergency telephone.
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Frazer Beach Picnic Area is found at the end of Frazer Beach Rd. There is a great view over the the beach and out to sea. There are a couple of sheltered tables and more unsheltered tables, as well as direct access to the beach down the stairs. An amenities block is just above the upper car park, as well as an emergency telephone.

About 110 m past the end is a toilet.
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Terrain
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Grass Tree Track


Grading
Class 5/6
Very challenging
Length 890 m
Time 20 min to 30 min
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage No directional signs (5/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 920 m from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
920 m[toilet]
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