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Acheron Ledge walking track

Murramarang National Park

Overview

Acheron Ledge walking track, in southern Murramarang National Park, leads to a remote beach offering swimming, fishing and snorkelling with great ocean views to Bateman’s Bay.

Where
Murramarang National Park
Distance
1.5km return
Time suggested
30min - 1hr
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Please note

  • Rips and strong currents may be present at Maloneys and Quirriga beaches - take care in the water and please supervise children at all times.
  • Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
  • There is limited/no mobile reception in this park
  • A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
  • It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching or whale watching

Leave the crowds behind while you enjoy the natural beauty of the South Coast via Acheron Ledge walking track. This moderate track leads to a superb isolated beach in the southern precinct of Murramarang National Park, near Batemans Bay. You’ll feel like you’ve been castaway on a remote island; ideal for folks who like an adventurous nature getaway.

Winding through towering spotted gum forest, you’ll arrive at windswept Quirriga Beach, with views south to the rugged Tollgate Islands. Pack the snorkelling gear if you’d like to explore the underwater worlds along this unspoilt coastline.

Enjoy a beach picnic, fishing and swimming at this remote and rustic location. Keep your eyes to the oceans as you might spot whales, dolphins or sea eagles cruising above the waves on the sea breeze.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

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Acheron Ledge walking track, Murramarang National Park. Photo: Michael van Ewijk