Flannel Flower walking track
Bouddi National Park
Located near Wagstaffe and Killcare on the Central Coast, the Flannel Flower bushwalking track runs between Tallow Beach and Lobster Beach and offers great beach views from the lookout.
- Bouddi National Park in Sydney and surrounds
- 2.9km return
- Time suggested
- 45min - 1hr 15min
- Grade 3
- Entry fees
Park entry fees apply in the Putty Beach area only
- What to
- Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
- Please note
One section of this track crosses through a right of way on private property. Please respect the area and stick to the track.
Acquaint yourself with Bouddi National Park’s beautiful and diverse vegetation on the Flannel Flower walking track. The best time of year to visit has to be spring; the flannel flower is in full bloom and the sight of their white petals are simply beautiful.
Running between Hawke Head Drive and Lobster Beach, the track meanders through towering angophora forest. Stand a moment in the shade of these mighty red gum trees before continuing on to the magnificent Lobster Beach lookout. There, you’ll be treated to commanding views over some of the Central Coast’s prettiest and most popular beaches, including Broken Bay, Umina and Pearl.
As well as taking you through stunning bushland and beachfront, this walking track provides public access across private property in one section. Please remain on the track at all times when you’re in this area. Keep an eye out for Box head track and Tallow Beach trail, which descends to Tallow Beach campground, which join the track.
Take a virtual tour of Flannel Flower walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles.
- in Bouddi National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Bouddi National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day only in the Putty Beach area. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.Buy annual pass