Pambula River walking track
Pambula-Haycock area in Ben Boyd National Park
Pambula River walking track in Ben Boyd National Park is a short walk that offers scenic views along the coast and whale watching and birdwatching from the lookout.
- Pambula-Haycock area in Ben Boyd National Park
- 1km return
- Time suggested
- 20 - 40min
- Grade 4
- Please note
- It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat and drinking water.
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go bird watching or whale watching.
- Strong rips and currents may be present at this beach – take care in the water and please supervise children at all times.
If you’re after a feeling of tranquillity, this peaceful walk meanders gently along the Pambula riverbank. Offering charming river vistas, it winds through coastal woodland to a lookout with scenic views across Severs Beach and Pambula River.
Pambula River walking track is a relaxing stroll, ideal for families and nature-lovers keen to take in the unspoilt natural beauty of Ben Boyd National Park.
The track starts at the mouth of Pambula River, offering lovely views of Haycock Point. Information signs dotted along the way highlight the area’s rich cultural history.
Bring your binoculars to see a wide variety of birdlife including sea eagles, and you may even spot dolphins or stingrays in the crystal clear waters of the river. Pack a thermos and enjoy a break at the secluded inlet before retracing your steps.
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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
- Merimbula office
- Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods, 10am to 3pm.
- 02 6495 5000
- 47 Merimbula Drive, cnr Sapphire Coast Drive, Merimbula NSW 2548
- in the Pambula-Haycock area of Ben Boyd National Park in the South Coast region
The Pambula-Haycock area of Ben Boyd National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.