Great North Walk: Staples Loop around Mount Wondabyne

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Brisbane Water National Park

Great North Walk: Staples Loop around Mount Wondabyne is a 8.3 mile loop trail located near Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and backpacking.

Distance: 8.3 miles Elevation Gain: 1,164 feet Route Type: Loop

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Check out great views and Aboriginal and European history on this family friendly walk around Mount Wondabyne. South on Woy Woy Rd as far as an eastward trail to the Aboriginal art site. After crossing Woy Woy Road walk along Tunnel Track, past Bulls Hill Quarry & over the railway tunnel around Mullet Creek service trail to join the Girrakool-Patonga Walking Track. Up Mount Wondabyne & then almost as far as Kariong Brook & eastward to Woy Woy Rd and return to Staples Lookout. Side trip worth making is to the Henry Kendall's Cottage Museum: sandstone building dating back to 1836 that was home to Henry Kendall from 1873-75 and also owned by G. I. Adcock. 25-27 Henry Kendall Street, West Gosford.

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Sun Feb 03 2019

Not too bad for a spur of the moment decision to hike on an overcast day. The walk includes a 2 km portion of walking on a very busy road which was not great, if you have time try and avoid that. Mostly fire trail with some rocky narrow tracks.

Tuggerah to Shelly Beach

Sun Nov 11 2018

Not a bad walk, mainly access trails not much off track walking but still good fun

hiking
Wed Aug 22 2018

Beautiful view from the top of Mount Wondabyne

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Sat Sep 29 2018

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Sat Jun 30 2018

Sun May 14 2017