Mount Penang loop walk
All the practical information you need to know about Mount Penang loop walk.
Grade 5Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
2hrs 30min - 3hrs 30min
Quality of markings
No directional signage
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Mount Penang walk is in Guula Ngurra National Park. To get there:
From Sydney or Goulburn:
- Exit the freeway at Sutton Forest (exit signposted as 'Illawarra Highway - Moss Vale, Wollongong'). Follow the signs to Canyonleigh for 10km along Canyonleigh Road, then turn right into Tugalong Road. Travel 22km along Tugalong Road until you come to Attunga Camp on your left and the park on your right. Park at the entrance to the park fire trail and walk into the park.
Parking is available at the fire trail entrance on Tugalong Road.
Bus parking is available.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Bangadilly National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
The cooler weather is a great time to hike up to Mount Penang and enjoy spectacular views out along the Wingecarribee River valley.
Spring is a great time to enjoy wildlife photography in the park and soak in all of the colourful plant life in full bloom.
Hang out along the cool riverbanks when the weather is hot, looking out for platypus in the stream and enjoying the shade of the tall forest gums.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
12°C and 26°C
2°C and 13°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in Guula Ngurra National Park in the Country NSW region
The Mount Penang and Little Forest West areas of Guula Ngurra National Park are always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
The Tugalong area of Guula Ngurra National Park is currently closed to the public for building works. When works are completed, the area will be open to the public from 9am to 5pm on the first weekend of each month (Saturday and Sunday) between 1 March and 30 October. The area is closed to the public at other times to protect sensitive natural and cultural heritage values.