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Submitted By: Kevin Yeats
Date Updated: 08/07/2023 at 6:14 pm

Title: Wondabyne to Kariong via Girrakool

Location: Brisbane Water NP

Grade: Grade 3

Suitable for Membership qualifications: Yes

Creek Crossings: Yes

Walk Length: 15.1 (in km)

Ascent: 638 / Descent: 465 (in meters)

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


GNW from Wondabyne Stn, over Scopas and Leochares Peaks to Piles Creek, then Piles Ck & Girrakool circuits, with side trip to Monolith Cave, before exiting via Scout Camp boundary track to Kariong for a bus to Gosford. Panoramic views, swing bridge, hanging swamps, waterfalls, caves, engravings. Tracks, trails, boundary track might be overgrown, wet in parts. Tougher end of grade 3. Can also be impacted by flash flooding at Piles Creek. Map: Gosford.
Transport during week (as at Feb 2023): Train departs Central 6:45am, departs Hornsby 7:23am, must be at rear of last carriage, arrives Wondabyne 7:54am. Buses from Langford Dr at Rees St Kariong, weekdays: 2:18pm, 3:11, 3:51, 4:30; 4:59.

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