1 hr 30 mins

3.6 km Return

237 m

Hard track
This walk explores a section of bush between Hunter Ave, St Ives, and Middle Harbour Creek. The walk follows a reasonably well defined bush track, passing several rocky outcrops with views across the valley. The walk is named after Bungaroo, a spot of Middle Harbour creek which was described by the first Governor of NSW when he and his party were exploring this area for farmland. Follow these historic footsteps and explore a piece of wonderful bushland.

Maps for the Bungaroo Track 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.
Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Bungaroo Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bungaroo Track

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 3.6 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins

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 Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
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


1.1km of this walk has short steep hills and another 470m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (240m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

1.1km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely and another 470m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (240m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


Around 1.1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 710m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.5km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 240m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 1.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 1.3km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 480m 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 Bungaroo Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bungaroo Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bungaroo Track walk starts and ends at the Int of Hunter Ave and Founders Way (gps: -33.743155, 151.17616)
Your transport options to Int of Hunter Ave and Founders Way are by;
Bus. (get details)
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 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/l

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 🙂