Belinda Cres to Whale Rock

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1 Hr

2.8 km Return

41 m

Moderate track
This walk starts from Belinda Cres and provides a lovely walk to Whale Rock. The walk first passes some exotic plants and then into more native bushland with some interesting canopies and dense growth. Whale Rock, one of the features of this walk, is quite a sight and is well worth exploring. It is possible to walk up the service trail to Boundary Rd from Whale Rock to make a one way walk.

Maps for the Belinda Cres to Whale 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.
Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Belinda Cres to Whale Rock bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Belinda Cres to Whale 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 2.8 km
Time 1 Hr

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
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


Around 1.3km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 120m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

670m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 600m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (120m) follows a smooth and hardened path.


Around 790m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 600m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 790m of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 600m requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 1.4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 790m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 600m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Belinda Cres to Whale Rock walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Belinda Cres to Whale Rock walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Belinda Cres to Whale Rock walk starts and ends at the Belinda cresant (gps: -33.757, 151.08542)
Your transport options to Belinda cresant 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



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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 🙂