Kianiny Bay to Boulder Bay

Download & Print Map and Notes

2 hrs

3.5 km Return

200 m

Hard track
Boulder Bay is a fantastic secluded beach backed by many smooth, round rocks (hence the name). The walk is dotted with views of the coast, and the bushland itself is pleasant to walk through. The starting point at Kianiny Bay has great picnic facilities and play equipment to entertain the young, or young at heart.

Maps for the Kianiny Bay to Boulder Bay 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.
Bega 1:25 000 Map Series 88241S BEGA NSW-88241S
Bega 1:100 000 Map Series 8824 BEGA 8824

Cross sectional view of the Kianiny Bay to Boulder Bay bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Kianiny Bay to Boulder Bay

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 3.5 km
Time 2 hrs

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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


Around 1.7km of this walk is very steep, whilst the remaining 55m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

1.5km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 170m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. The remaining (55m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


1.4km of this walk has minimal directional signs and another 320m has directional signs at most intersection. The remaining (55m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.7km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 1.7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 1.5km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged), whilst the remaining 210m 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 Kianiny Bay to Boulder Bay walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Kianiny Bay to Boulder Bay walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Kianiny Bay to Boulder Bay walk starts and ends at the Kianinny Boat Ramp (gps: -36.736751, 149.9819)
Your main transport option to Kianinny Boat Ramp 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



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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 🙂