10 mins

110 m Return

15 m

Hard track
This is a fantastic short walk, with views of the waves crashing into the spectacular red rock of the coast. The short walk down to Pulpit Rock goes straight down stairs onto the rock platform. The rock platform is popular with fishermen with fixed rod holders near the seas edge.

Maps for the Pulpit Rock 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.
Kiah 1:25 000 Map Series 88231S KIAH NSW-88231S
Green Cape 1:100 000 Map Series 8923 GREEN CAPE 8923

Cross sectional view of the Pulpit Rock bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Pulpit Rock

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 110 m
Time 10 mins

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
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


This whole walk, 55m is very steep.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 55m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


This whole walk, 55m has minimal directional signs.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 55m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 55m is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety.


This whole walk, 55m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Pulpit Rock walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Pulpit Rock walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Pulpit Rock walk starts and ends at the Pulpit Rock Lookout (gps: -37.239771, 150.03414)
Your main transport option to Pulpit Rock Lookout is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(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



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

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 🙂