THE FERNLEIGH TRACK – Newcastle, NSW

THE FERNLEIGH TRACK The Fernleigh Track is a popular shared pathway running from Adamstown to Belmont. This 15.9km track is built along a former railway line and is a well maintained pathway making it a great spot to walk, run or cycle! There are many points along the way that you can gain access so you can choose to do as little or as much as you like! Public toilets, seats and water stations are available at different points along the pathway. The track is in a peaceful bushland area and [Read more...]

The Drip Gorge Walking Track – Mudgee Region, NSW

THE DRIP GORGE WALKING TRACK is a fairly easy and mostly flat 2.8km return walk beside the Goulburn River.  There are a few steps to tackle but nothing too strenuous.  The Drip is a 35 metre high overhanging cliff and water constantly drips out of the sandstone cliff to the river below. WHERE IS IT? Ulan/Cassilis Road 40 minutes north of Mudgee in New South Wales. THINGS TO KNOW! Picnic tables and toilets are located at the start of the track. The parking [Read more...]

Rocky Crossing Track – BARRINGTON TOPS NATIONAL PARK

We stumbled across ROCKY CROSSING TRACK while exploring Barrington Tops National Park. We were on our way back to our campsite when we decided to have a quick look at Williams Top Picnic Area first. The picnic area was the start of the 12km return Rocky Crossing Track walk. The track follows the Williams River. On checking out the National Parks Map we decided to do the 2km return walk to Rocky Crossing. It was SPECTACULAR!! The pictures don’t do it [Read more...]

SHIPWRECK WALK – Stockton Breakwall

With a concrete pathway stretching from the bridge to the end of the breakwall, Stockton is a great place to get out and enjoy some fresh air with beautiful water views! From Stockton Breakwall you can take in the views of Stockton Beach, look back across the harbour to the City of Newcastle and quite often watch the tugs work as they bring the big ships into the port. Shipwreck Walk is a 2km return pathway along the Stockton Breakwall.  Named Shipwreck Walk due to many ships coming to [Read more...]

Tilligery Habitat Walk – Port Stephens

Tilligery Habitat Walk is located in the Port Stephens suburb of Tanilba Bay in New South Wales. GETTING THERE Access to the walk is via King Albert Avenue in Tanilba Bay.   THINGS TO KNOW FREE entry. Open all the time. There is a visitors centre at the start of the track - open daily from 9am to 3pm. Public toilets at visitors centre. The Tilligery walks are all flat tracks on a mix of gravel paths and boardwalks. Suitable for prams. There are five [Read more...]