Bombala walking track
Glenrock State Conservation Area
All the practical information you need to know about Bombala walking track .
Grade 3Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
15 - 30min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Short steep hills
Quality of path
No experience required
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Bombala walking track is at the southern end of Glenrock State Conservation Area. To get there from Newcastle:
- Head south along City Road/Pacific Highway to Charlestown
- Turn right onto Dudley Road
- Follow Dudley Road (eventually becomes Ocean Road).
- Turn left onto Bombala Road and follow it to its end
Park entry points
- Bombala Street access See on map
Parking is available at the beginning of Bombala walking track. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited then.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Glenrock State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.
Enjoy exploring the park's mountain biking trails when the weather becomes cooler.
The park's birds will be chirping and singing, look out for them in the trees as you hit the tracks and trails.
The park's beaches are a delight at this time of year – you can surf and swim to your heart's content.
Walk the Bombala walking track for excellent coastal views – you may even spot a whale or two.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 25°C
11°C and 18°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Newcastle office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 4946 4100
- 1 Wetlands Place, Shortland NSW 2307