Burrawang foreshore walk

Download & Print Map and Notes

30 mins

1.1 km One way

10 m

Very easy
This pleasant stroll along a concrete footpath leads through a historically significant section of Kamay Botany Bay NP. Starting from the Visitor Centre, you take a short side trip to the Meeting Place where you will learn more about the Aboriginal people of the area. As the walk continues down to and along the waterfront you will pass the actual landing site for the Endeavour in 1770. You also pass a series of monuments to different men on the ship, including Captain Cook. There are also plenty of information signs to give further insight into the impacts of the Aboriginal people of the area. A lovely stroll with the chance to grab a snack at the end. This walk can be started at either end, you can allow extra time and return the same way if you prefer.

Maps for the Burrawang foreshore walk 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.
Port Hacking 1:25 000 Map Series 91294N PORT HACKING NSW-91294N
Port Hacking 1:100 000 Map Series 9129 PORT HACKING 9129

Cross sectional view of the Burrawang foreshore walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Burrawang foreshore walk

Accessibility summary information for the Burrawang foreshore walk

Parking: There are 2 designated accessible parking areas on this walk. They are 1060m apart.
Toilets: There are 0 designated accessible toilets on this walk.
Seats: There are 6 places to sit on this walk. They are on average 210m apart, with a maximum gap of 510m.
Hazards: There are 0 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.

Accessibility Details

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 1.1 km
Time 30 mins

Grade 1/6

Very easy
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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


This whole walk, 1.1km is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 1.1km follows a smooth and hardened path.


This whole walk, 1.1km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.1km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 1.1km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 1.1km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Burrawang foreshore walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Burrawang foreshore walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Burrawang foreshore walk walk starts at the Visitor Centre carpark (gps: -34.005056, 151.22161)
Your main transport option to Visitor Centre carpark is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
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The Burrawang foreshore walk ends at the Corner of Prince Charles parade and Captain Cook drive (gps: -34.006693, 151.21575)
Your transport options to Corner of Prince Charles parade and Captain Cook drive are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
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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 Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



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

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 🙂