Awabakal Viewpoint Walk

Download & Print Map and Notes

30 mins

948 m Return

10 m

Hard track
This short walk from the Awabakal car park out to the Awabakal Viewpoint offers a relaxing walk through native forest, with a quiet and secluded viewpoint at the end. The native heath throughout this walk is particularly attractive when in flower (July to October). Why not take a blanket and enjoy a picnic at the viewpoint? This short walk takes you to a lovely viewpoint through native forest and is recommended.

Maps for the Awabakal Viewpoint Walk 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.
Wallsend 1:25 000 Map Series 92323S WALLSEND NSW-92323S
Newcastle 1:100 000 Map Series 9232 NEWCASTLE 9232

Cross sectional view of the Awabakal Viewpoint Walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Awabakal Viewpoint Walk

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 948 m
Time 30 mins

Grade 4/6

Hard 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 Minimal directional signs (4/6)
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


This whole walk, 470m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 470m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 340m of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 140m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 470m requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 470m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 470m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Awabakal Viewpoint Walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Awabakal Viewpoint Walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Awabakal Viewpoint Walk walk starts and ends at the Awabakal Car Park (end of Ocean St, Dudley) (gps: -32.99527, 151.72749)
Your transport options to Awabakal Car Park (end of Ocean St, Dudley) 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 Hunter 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 🙂