Walk incredible ancient scenery on the South Coast of NSW, with guaranteed amazing beaches to enjoy. Plenty of downtime for rest and relaxation ... More info ›
Walk incredible ancient scenery on the South Coast of NSW, with guaranteed amazing beaches to enjoy. Plenty of downtime for rest and relaxation. True supported hiking allowing you to hike with your day pack only! You pass through ancient geological sites and significant stone changes. Enjoy great fresh food and relax in comfortable lodge accommodation in the National Park. Hike a mix of cliff top views, long sandy beaches and rainforest trails on this award winning world class hiking trail.
Day 1 - 8am Hotel Pickups commence
Be greeted at your hotel by your hiking guides, we load your cabin baggage into the van, and enjoy a transfer into the southern end of the park. With only your day packs (available for use from Region X) we commence the hike along forested trails along some incredible cliff top vantage points where wildlife viewing such as Whale watching is very special treat anytime from June – November.
Any of the beaches form great resting and lunch stops (supplied en-route).
Conglomerate rock visibly ends and gives way to the southern point of the Sydney Sandstone basin after lunch where visitors walk the varied layers of sandstone through cracks and coves to your first night accommodation.
Check in to your twin share beachfront cabin and enjoy the comfort of afternoon tea and later dinner at the onsite restaurant.
Day 2 - Beach Walking
Post breakfast we load your cabin baggage into our vehicle transfer and set off along the beach. Cookies beach ends is a short rock scramble prior to setting off on the long open stretch of Durras Main beach. If we are lucky we can spot dolphins in the surf and daily new flotsam on the beach. Durras Lake enters the ocean half way along the sand where a river wade ensures we reach the other side. The northern end of the beach is a great spot to stop for lunch prior to the uphill rainforest hike over Point Upright, a dominant sea cliff. We arrive at Depot beach one of the coasts remnant loggers camps, now an exclusive holiday destination. Here kangaroos are tame and incredible birdlife enjoys the climate.
Settle in to your cabin accommodation and enjoy an afternoon of exploring the area. You can request to try a snorkel session or some beach fishing with your guides.
Day 3 - Rainforest Walking
After breakfast leave the comfort of your cabin and stroll off along the trail to iconic Pebbly Beach where resident Kangoroos and found fame as visitors come to photograph them lazing on the beach in true Australian style. The beach is also a popular surf spot and one of the prettiest beaches on the South Coast.
The trail winds over ridges and down to beaches, creeks meet the ocean here as the dominant Durras Mountain (the largest mountain in the area) provides a watershed and pockets of rainforest relish with the moisture. The views to the ocean are amazing and the rock platforms are all individually striking. Spend time discovering the beauty of the landscape.
As the afternoon continues here is little wonder why the end location is called Pretty Beach, a striking white sand and rainforest location you end your hike at the National Parks office.