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Light to Light walk

Green Cape area in Beowa National Park

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Visitor info

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

Track grading

Features of this track


30km one-way


2 - 3 days

Quality of markings

Sign posted

Experience required

Experienced bushwalkers


Short steep hills


Many steps

Quality of path

Rough track, many obstacles

Getting there and parking

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    Boyd’s Tower is in the southern section of Beowa National Park. To get there:

    • Travel south from Eden on the Princes Highway for 18km
    • Turn off at Edrom Road and follow it to the turn off near the end of the road

    Green Cape Lightstation is also in the southern section of Beowa National Park. To get there:

    • Travel south from Eden on The Princes Highway for 18km
    • Turn off at Edrom Road and follow it for 6km
    • Turn right onto unsealed Green Cape Road and follow it for 21km

    Road quality

    Check the condition before setting out as some of the roads within the park can become boggy when it rains.


    Parking is available at Green Cape Lightstation and Boyds Tower walking track. Parking is available at a number of points along the track, including Saltwater Creek and Bittangabee campgrounds and at Boyds Tower.

    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.


    The campgrounds along the walk are equipped with picnic tables, barbecues, and toilet facilities.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    This multi-day walk covers some remote country. It's a good idea to take a first aid kit and let someone know about your itinerary so that they can alert authorities if you're overdue.

    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).



    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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