Hobart Beach camping area to Bournda Lagoon

Download & Print Map and Notes

1 hr 30 mins

5 km Return

43 m

Moderate track
From Hobart Beach camping area, this walk passes the hidden Bondi Lake to come to Bournda Lagoon. The lagoon is a wonderful oasis with the deep pool and sandy, shaded edges making a really pleasant area. The proximity to Bournda Beach also creates the opportunity to have a body surf. The track to Bournda Lagoon is well signposted from Hobart Beach camping area.

Maps for the Hobart Beach camping area to Bournda Lagoon 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.
Wolumla 1:25 000 Map Series 88242N WOLUMLA NSW-88242N
Bega 1:100 000 Map Series 8824 BEGA 8824

Cross sectional view of the Hobart Beach camping area to Bournda Lagoon bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Hobart Beach camping area to Bournda Lagoon

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 km
Time 1 hr 30 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 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


2.3km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 140m has short steep hills. The remaining (85m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 1.7km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 770m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 2.1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 410m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 2.5km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 2.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 1.9km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 630m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Hobart Beach camping area to Bournda Lagoon walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Hobart Beach camping area to Bournda Lagoon walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Hobart Beach camping area to Bournda Lagoon walk starts and ends at the Hobart Beach large shelter (gps: -36.797001, 149.93998)
Your main transport option to Hobart Beach large shelter 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/hbcatbl

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 🙂