Boyds Tower walking track
Green Cape area in Beowa National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Boyds Tower walking track.
Features of this track
15 - 45min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
No experience required
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
Get driving directions
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
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.
- Merimbula office
- Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods, 10am to 3pm.
- 02 6495 5000
- 47 Merimbula Drive, cnr Sapphire Coast Drive, Merimbula NSW 2548