1 hr 45 mins

5 km Return

118 m

Easy track
Starting near the Willow Tree Picnic Area (near Audley), this walk follows the northern section of the historic Lady Carrington Drive to Jersey Spring. Past the sandstone overhang of Gibraltar Rock, this walk follows the old road and the Hacking River, enjoying the palms and tall gums along the way. There is an information sign at the spring explaining some of the history, and a short distance further will bring you to a clearing, with no facilities but a nice place to eat lunch.

Maps for the Jersey Spring 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.
Port Hacking 1:25 000 Map Series 91294N PORT HACKING NSW-91294N
Port Hacking 1:100 000 Map Series 9129 PORT HACKING 9129

Cross sectional view of the Jersey Spring bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Jersey Spring

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 45 mins

Grade 2/6

Easy track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


Around 2.1km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 430m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 2.5km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


This whole walk, 2.5km 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).


This whole walk, 2.5km 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 Jersey Spring walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Jersey Spring walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Jersey Spring walk starts and ends at the Lady Carrington Drive gate (Willow Tree) (gps: -34.079304, 151.05522)
Your main transport option to Lady Carrington Drive gate (Willow Tree) 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 Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



Short URL = http://wild.tl/16

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 🙂