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Helensburgh to Semi Detached Point ( coast ) and return - The Bush Club /* Collapsing Menu for Tablet and Phone */

Submitted By: Glenis Carroll
Date Updated: 05/08/2022 at 11:48 am

Title: Helensburgh to Semi Detached Point ( coast ) and return

Location: Royal National Park and Garawarra State Conservation Area

Grade: Grade 4

Suitable for Membership qualifications: Yes

Creek Crossings: Yes

Walk Length: 17 (in km)

Ascent: 660 / Descent: 670 (in meters)

Exposure: None     Walk off-track: Yes     Public Transport: Yes     Car Shuffle: No


Led by Adrian Jones
The walk begins and ends at Helensburgh Station and follows a variety of tracks to the Coast Track and out to Semi-Detached Point.
After enjoying the views, possibly sighting whales and checking out the Beach Huts you return along a couple of alternative tracks to Helensburgh. This is a walk with lots of variety and great coastal views. It requires crossing the Hacking River on the way out and return (at the same point), which may require `’shoes off’ and wading depending on the water flow. Please note, especially heavy rain may make the crossing impassable. There is one short off-track section on the return to Helensburgh, but there is a foot pad and it rejoins a clear track at the top of the climb.

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