Light to Light walk
Ben Boyd National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Light to Light walk.
Grade 4Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
2 - 3 days
Quality of markings
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Rough track, many obstacles
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Boyd’s Tower is in the southern section of Ben Boyd National Park. To get there:
- Travel south from Eden on the Princes Highway for 18km
- Turn off at Edrom Road and follow it to the turn off near the end of the road
Green Cape Lightstation is also in the southern section of Ben Boyd National Park. To get there:
- Travel south from Eden on The Princes Highway for 18km
- Turn off at Edrom Road and follow it for 6km
- Turn right onto unsealed Green Cape Road and follow it for 21km
Park entry points
- Boyd's Tower picnic area See on map
Check the condition before setting out as some of the roads within the park can become boggy when it rains.
Parking is available at Green Cape Lightstation and Boyds Tower walking track. Parking is available at a number of points along the track, including Saltwater Creek and Bittangabee campgrounds and at Boyds Tower.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Ben Boyd National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Camp at Bittangabee Beach campground and see lyrebirds performing their characteristic dance and tail display.
Visit Green Cape Lighthouse or Boyds Tower to spot whales migrating south to their Antarctic feeding grounds - you might even see females with young calves.
Plan a camping trip to Saltwater Creek - to enjoy the lagoons and beautiful surf beach.
Take the Light to Light walk when it's nice and cool and the banksias are in bloom.
The campgrounds along the walk are equipped with picnic tables, barbecues, and toilet facilities.
Maps and downloads
- in Ben Boyd National Park in the South Coast region
Ben Boyd National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day applies in the southern section of the park (south of Eden). There is no park entry fee for the northern section of the park (north of Eden). The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring correct change.Buy an annual pass.
(02) 6495 5000
Contact hours: 10am-3pm Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods.
- Corner Sapphire Coast and Merimbula Drives, Merimbula NSW
- Email: FSCR@environment.nsw.gov.au
Fax: (02) 6495 5055