Flat Rock Beach track

Download & Print Map and Notes

20 mins

516 m Return

50 m

Moderate track
This short walk starts from the end of Killarney Drive, in Killarney Heights and heads down the hill to Flat Rock Beach. The beach is a secluded sandy area on the shores of Middle Harbour. A nice spot for swimming, relaxing and enjoying the boats as they pass by.

Maps for the Flat Rock Beach track 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 Flat Rock Beach track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Flat Rock Beach track

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 516 m
Time 20 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 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 190m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 70m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 220m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 40m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


Around 230m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 30m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 190m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 70m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 260m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 220m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 40m 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 Flat Rock Beach track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Flat Rock Beach track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Flat Rock Beach track walk starts and ends at the End of Killarney Drive (gps: -33.781928, 151.22375)
Your transport options to End of Killarney Drive 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



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

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 🙂