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Double Wharf to Whoota lookout cycle loop

Wallingat National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Double Wharf to Whoota lookout cycle loop.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    Double Wharf to Whoota lookout cycle loop is in Wallingat National Park. To get there from Forster:

    • Travel 30km south along Lakes Way and turn left onto Sugar Creek Road
    • Follow Sugar Creek Road past the turn-off to Whoota Lookout Road
    • The gate to Double Wharf Road is just before the bridge over Boggy Creek

    Alternatively:

    • Start from the gate to Reedy Creek Road, off Whoota Lookout Road.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available at the start of Double Wharf Road or at the gate to Reedy Creek Road, off Whoota Lookout Road.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Wallingat National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    With temperatures slightly cooler, explore the network of gravel roads by foot or on a mountain bike.

    Spring

    With the wildflowers - including the purple blooms of the velvet mint-bush - coming out, this is a great time for birdwatching.

    Summer

    The weather is warm and sunny, so now's the time to pitch a tent and stay for a few days. Make the most of the boat ramp at Cockatoo picnic area Head to Sugar Creek picnic area and, after lunch, take a walk through the cool forest. .

    Winter

    Visitor numbers are down, so take the car along the park's unsealed roads and discover the forest, rivers and lake.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    20°C and 29°C

    Highest recorded

    45.2°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    7°C and 21°C

    Lowest recorded

    -5°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    Sept

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    280.2mm

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Cycling safety

    Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

    Prohibited

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Double Wharf to Whoota lookout cycle loop

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