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Sand track walk (north)

Seven Mile Beach National Park

Overview

Take the Sand track walk through the forest and admire the birdlife at Seven Mile Beach National Park, near Nowra, then wander back along the sweeping beach on this easy walk.

Where
Seven Mile Beach National Park
Distance
2.5km one-way
Time suggested
1hr 30min
Grading
Easy
Price
Free
Please note
  • It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat and drinking water
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
  • Strong rips and currents may be present at Seven Mile Beach, so take care in the water and please supervise children at all times.
  • A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters

This short walk allows you to experience both the unique forests and stunning golden stretch of beach that make up Seven Mile Beach National Park.

Starting at the Beach Road picnic area, this walk meanders north towards Gerroa picnic area through dune blackbutt, bangalay forests and littoral rainforest. Take a moment in the forest to enjoy the birdwatching opportunities along the walk. Look out for thornbills, wrens, honeyeaters and the brown cuckoo dove.

Relax and enjoy the intimate bush setting at Gerroa picnic area. Retrace your steps back or kick off your shoes, get the sand between your toes and wander back along the golden beach as it stretches out into the distance.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken
Sand Track, Seven Mile Beach National Park. Photo: P Lunnon/NSW Government