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Scenic trail

Wallarah National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Scenic trail.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    Scenic trail is in the northern precinct of Wallarah National Park. To get there:

    • From the Pacific Highway, turn into Bowman Street, Swansea.
    • Continue along Bowman into Park Avenue
    • Turn left onto Scenic Drive
    • The track commences near the end of Scenic Drive

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available on Scenic Drive at Caves Beach.

    Best times to visit

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

    Spring

    Wildflower viewing in the heath along the Coastal walking track.

    Winter

    Whale watching from the beach and coastal tracks.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    17°C and 24°C

    Highest recorded

    42.4°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    10°C and 18°C

    Lowest recorded

    3.4°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    February

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    246mm

    Facilities

    Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Beach safety

    Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

    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 + 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).

    Permitted

    Fishing

    A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

    Prohibited

    Pets

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

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Scenic trail

    Park info

    Pinny Beach. Photo: NSW Government