Green Point Drive Circuit

2 hrs 45 mins

3.4 km Circuit

127 m

Moderate track
This walk takes in two of the best parts of Green Point Reserve, the quiet and secluded Green Point itself and the views at Sea Eagle Lookout. Starting at the high point of Green Point Drive entrance, you gradually descend to the foreshore, crossing over open grasslands and through eucalyptus forest. The lookout on the return journey has good seating to rest and enjoy the views. The side trip to Sea Eagle park offers excellent picnic facilities. A recommended walk.

Maps for the Green Point Drive Circuit 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.
Swansea 1:25 000 Map Series 92314N SWANSEA NSW-92314N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Green Point Drive Circuit bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Green Point Drive Circuit

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 3.4 km
Time 2 hrs 45 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
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


2.3km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 660m has short steep hills. The remaining (440m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

2.2km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 880m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (340m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


Around 2.4km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 1km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 2.6km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 770m requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 3.4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 2.7km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 660m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Green Point Drive Circuit walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Green Point Drive Circuit walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Green Point Drive Circuit walk starts and ends at the end of Green Point Drive (Green Point) (gps: -33.024109, 151.64048)
Your transport options to end of Green Point Drive (Green Point) 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 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 :)