Gerrin Point Circuit

Download & Print Map and Notes

2 hrs 30 mins

5.2 km Circuit

269 m

Hard track
A fantastic loop walk, showcasing the stunning coastal views and scenery of the Bouddi National Park. Optional sidetrips to a couple of beaches, and the opportunity to see the wreckage of the S.S. Maitland, add some variety to the walk.

Maps for the Gerrin Point 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.
Broken Bay 1:25 000 Map Series 91301N BROKEN BAY NSW-91301N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Gerrin Point Circuit bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Gerrin Point 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 5.2 km
Time 2 hrs 30 mins

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


3.3km of this walk has short steep hills and another 730m has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 730m is flat with no steps and the remaining 410m is very steep.

Quality of track

4km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 520m follows a clear and well formed track or trail. Whilst another 410m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely and the remaining 260m follows a smooth and hardened path.


3.3km of this walk has minimal directional signs and another 1.1km is clearly signposted. The remaining (700m) has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 5km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


2.2km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and another 1.7km has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged). The remaining (1.2km) 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 Gerrin Point Circuit walk.

Other Nearby walks

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

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Gerrin Point Circuit walk starts and ends at the Marie Byles Lookout (gps: -33.522843, 151.38117)
Your transport options to Marie Byles Lookout 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 🙂