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Burrawang walking track

Murramarang National Park


Burrawang walking track, across Depot Beach Headland, features scenic coastal views, forests and birdwatching in Murramarang National Park, near Batemans Bay.

Murramarang National Park
2km return
Time suggested
1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min
Grade 4
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • The headland edge is unfenced and unstable, so it’s advisable not to go too close to the edge.
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch or whale watch

A delightful walk that is bound to enliven the senses with scenic vistas, birdwatching and wildlife. Burrawang walking track winds through the largest preserved stand of spotted gums in coastal NSW. Starting near Depot Beach campground, this moderate track leads across Depot Beach Headland in Murramarang National Park, north of Batemans Bay.

Stop to admire the towering spotted gums with their pale mottled trunks, a stark contrast to the dark green understory of burrawangs. Listen for the ‘woop woop’ of the wonga pigeon echoing through the trees. You might even glimpse a lyrebird foraging for insects among the forest litter or startle a swamp wallaby darting through the bush.

Arriving at North Durras beach, be sure to take in the wild beauty and windswept views, and perhaps a spot of fishing. If you can’t get enough of the lush coastal forests, try Depot Beach Rainforest walk.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Conservation program:

Saving our Species conservation program

Saving our Species is a innovative conservation program in NSW. It aims to halt and reverse the growing numbers of Australian animals and plants facing extinction. This program aims to secure as many threatened species that can be secured in the wild as possible, for the next 100 years. 

Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Park info

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Burrawangs in Murramarang National Park. Photo: John Yurasek