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Boyds Tower walking track

Green Cape area in Beowa National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Boyds Tower walking track.

Track grading

Features of this track


0.8km return


15 - 45min

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required




Occasional steps

Quality of path

Formed track: The walk to Boyds Tower is along a 350m-long, 1.8m-wide accessible bitumen track with a lay-by that runs through melaleuca trees. Behind the tower is a fibre-reinforced plastic boardwalk that leads to a viewing platform that looks north over Twofold Bay.

Getting there and parking

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    Boyds Tower walking track is in the southern section of Beowa National Park. To get there:

    • Travel south from Eden on the Princes Highway for 18km, before turning off at Edrom Road
    • Approximately 15km along Eldrom Road, look for the signposted turn off to the right.
    • Boyds Tower is at the end of this 1.5km road


    There's parking in a gravel carpark at the start of the walk including 1 accessible parking spot.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Beowa 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.



    There are accessible non-flush toilets near the carpark at the start of this walk.

    • Non-flush toilets

    Seats and resting points

    There are 3 bench seats in the second half of the track, including one at the viewing platform at the end of the walk.

    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 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).


    Disability access level - medium

    • This historic tower has a 350m wheelchair-accessible bitumen track with a lay-by, running through melaleuca trees.
    • A wheelchair-accessible boardwalk continues behind the tower to a viewing platform with a seat, looking north over Twofold Bay.
    • There are 2 additional bench seats in the second half of the track
    • There's an accessible non-flush toilet near the carpark at the start of the walk.
    • The gravel carpark has 1 accessible parking spot.

    You may require some assistance to get from the carpark to the start of the bitumen track.



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



    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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