Patonga to Warrah Trig Station

Download & Print Map and Notes

2 hrs

4.3 km Return

240 m

Moderate track
This walk explores part of the ridge heading out of Patonga. The walk visits two great lookouts, with great views of Lion Island, West Head and Palm beach. Warrah trig is not that interesting, but it is a high point in the area with more views. Make a day of it by catching the ferry from Palm beach or Brooklyn and spend some time exploring the township of Patonga.

Maps for the Patonga to Warrah Trig Station 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.
Broken Bay 1:25 000 Map Series 91301N BROKEN BAY NSW-91301N
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map 1:40 000 Map Series CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Patonga to Warrah Trig Station bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Patonga to Warrah Trig Station

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 4.3 km
Time 2 hrs

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
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


1km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 590m has short steep hills. The remaining (530m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 2.1km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


Around 1.8km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 330m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 2.1km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 2.1km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 1.2km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 920m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Patonga to Warrah Trig Station walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Patonga to Warrah Trig Station walk.

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 Hunter 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 🙂