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Lillypilly loop trail

Wyrrabalong National Park

Overview

The easy Lillypilly loop trail is a lovely rainforest walk on the NSW Central Coast. Enjoy birdwatching and scenic views over Tuggerah Lakes.

Where
Wyrrabalong National Park
Distance
3.5km loop
Time suggested
1hr 15min - 1hr 45min
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note

You can link this trail with the Burrawang track and the Red gum trail to make a longer walk.

The splendid Lillypilly loop trail allows you to experience the Central Coast’s largest remaining stand of coastal or ‘littoral’ rainforest - you won’t help but be impressed.

Gaze at the canopy of towering corkwoods, cabbage tree palms and tuckeroos, and be treated to views over important wetlands bordering Tuggerah Lakes along this easy walk. Check out the burrawangs and lush, vine-covered vegetation as you advance along the sandy track. And watch for birds and butterflies – you might even spot a white bellied sea eagle nest.

Countless photo opportunities await you along this picturesque track, so it’s a good idea to keep your camera handy. Join up with Red gum trail for a longer walk and be sure to drive up the road to Pelican Beach Road lookout when you're finished to cool off with a swim.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.

Park info

  • in Wyrrabalong National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Wyrrabalong National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Crackneck lookout is closed from 8pm to 5.30am daylight savings time and 6pm to 5.30am at other times.

    Pelican Beach Road lookout is closed  from 8pm to 5.30am daylight savings time, and 6pm to 5.30am at other times.
     

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Tree in Wyrrabalong National Park. Photo: John Spencer