Pambula River walking track
Pambula-Haycock area in Ben Boyd National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Pambula River walking track.
Grade 4Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
20 - 40min
Quality of markings
Quality of path
Rough track, many obstacles
No experience required
Getting there and parking
On entering Ben Boyd National Park:
- Drive to Pambula Beach and park at the river mouth
- Walk down onto the beach, around the corner, and past the boatsheds.
- Steps to the lookout and the trackhead can be found here
Parking is available at the Pambula River mouth at the end of Coraki Drive, Pambula Beach – a short walk from the attraction.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Ben Boyd 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.
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- 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