2 hrs

4.8 km Return

119 m

Hard track
The walk to Haycock Point is a great one, with Barmouth Beach as an optional side trip, there is also an interesting arched rock formation and great panoramic views from Haycock Point. The walk passes through a few different vegetation types which splits the walk into sections, including open grassy plains and dense woody forests.

Maps for the Haycock Point walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Pambula 1:25 000 Map Series 88242S PAMBULA NSW-88242S
Bega 1:100 000 Map Series 8824 BEGA 8824

Cross sectional view of the Haycock Point bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Haycock Point

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 4.8 km
Time 2 hrs

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


Around 1.9km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 530m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1.9km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 530m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


This whole walk, 2.4km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 2.4km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 2.4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 2.4km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Haycock Point walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Haycock Point walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Haycock Point walk starts and ends at the Barmouth Beach car park (gps: -36.94805, 149.92376)
Your main transport option to Barmouth Beach car park is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the South Coast weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



Short URL = http://wild.tl/hp

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂