Gibberagong Track

Download & Print Map and Notes

2 hrs 30 mins

6.5 km One way

180 m

Hard track
Starting in suburban Wahroonga, this well-maintained track follows Cockle Creek down to Bobbin Head in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. There are a number of great waterviews, and two short side trips to add to this venture. The lower section the walk follows a boardwalk, getting up close to the mangrove wildlife. The walk ends at the popular Bobbin Head picnic area and kiosk, giving you the chance to relax and reflect on the journey.

Maps for the Gibberagong 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.
Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map 1:40 000 Map Series CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Gibberagong Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Gibberagong 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 6.5 km
Time 2 hrs 30 mins

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
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 Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
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


4.9km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 800m is flat with no steps. The remaining (800m) is very steep.

Quality of track

4.4km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 1.4km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (780m) follows a smooth and hardened path.


Around 4km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 2.5km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 4km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 2.5km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


Around 4km of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 2.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 4km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 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 Gibberagong Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Gibberagong Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Gibberagong Track walk starts at the End of Grosvenor Rd (gps: -33.695978, 151.12669)
Your transport options to End of Grosvenor Rd are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Gibberagong Track ends at the Bobbin Head Kiosk (gps: -33.659696, 151.15912)
Your main transport option to Bobbin Head Kiosk 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



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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 🙂