Perpendicular Point walking track
Kattang Nature Reserve
All the practical information you need to know about Perpendicular Point walking track .
Grade 3Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
No experience required
Getting there and parking
Perpendicular Point walking track is in the northen precinct of Kattang Nature Reserve. To get there:
- Continue driving along Camden Head Road
- Turn right onto Bergalia Crescent
- Follow until you see Bergalia carpark, where the walk commences.
Parking is available at Charles Hamey lookout, including several designated disabled spots.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Kattang Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.
Try your luck beach fishing at Dunbogan Beach, or from the rock platforms.
Immerse yourself in colour and surround yourself with blossoming wildflowers.
Wander along the wide rock platform near Washhouse Beach and discover the plentiful marine life in the rockpools.
Head to Perpendicular Point or Charles Hamey lookout for spectacular views and a great vantage point for whale watching.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
15°C and 26°C
5°C and 18°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Port Macquarie office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6588 5555 for general enquiries only, no bookings.
- 22 Blackbutt Road, Port Macquarie NSW 2444