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Jewfish walk

Nadgee Nature Reserve

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Jewfish walk.

Track grading

Grade 2

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

    15min - 1hr

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Flat

  • Distance

    0.6km return

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    Jewfish Walk is in the northern precinct of Nadgee Nature Reserve. To get there from Eden:

    • Travel south along the Princes Highway for 22.5km
    • Turn left onto Wonboyn Road and follow the road through Wonboyn village and to Myrtle Cove
    • Follow Nadgee Road from Myrtle Cove to the entrance of Nadgee Nature Reserve
    • Jewfish car park in on the left immediately after the Nadgee Nature Reserve sign

    Park entry points

    Road quality

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

    Parking

    Parking is available at Jewfish car park, adjacent to the start of the walk.

    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

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    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.

    Fishing safety

    Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

    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).

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

    Permitted

    You are encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

    Prohibited

    Camp fires and solid fuel burners

    No wood fires allowed.

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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    Jewfish walk, Nadgee Nature Reserve. Photo: John Spencer