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Bay Cliff walking track

Nadgee Nature Reserve

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Bay Cliff walking track.

Track grading

Grade 3

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    30min - 1hr 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    1.2km loop

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    Bay Cliff walking track is in the northern precinct of Nadgee Nature Reserve. To get there from Eden:

    • Travel south along the Princes Highway for 22.5 km
    • Turn left onto Wonboyn Road and follow the road to Myrtle Cove
    • Follow Nadgee Road, which continues on from Myrtle Cove, to the entrance of Nadgee Nature Reserve.
    • Continue along Greenglade Road – it commences at the signpost for Nadgee Nature Reserve.
    • Turn left off Greenglade Road into Bay Cliff Road and right again at the signpost for Bay Cliff

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    Check the weather before you set out as the road to Bay Cliff can become boggy when it rains.

    Parking

    Parking is available at Bay Cliff car park.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Nadgee Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Autumn is a great time to enjoy Nadgee, with the mild climate favouring walking and picnicking, flower spotting and birdwatching.

    Spring

    Try your luck spotting humpback whales as they migrate south to the Antarctic on any of the beaches and headlands within Nadgee Take one of the many walks – short or long – and view the beautiful wildflowers .

    Summer

    Relax by the pristine beaches and rivers within the reserve.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    17°C and 22°C

    Highest recorded

    37.2°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    10°C and 16°C

    Lowest recorded

    2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    370.1mm

    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.

    Bushwalking safety

    If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

    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.

    Bay Cliff walking track

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    Park info

    Nadgee shore, Nadgee Nature Reserve. Copyright: NSW Government.