Pretty Beach to Snapper Point walking track
Murramarang National Park
Pretty Beach to Snapper Point walking track is a short and easy walk for all the family. The lookout offers scenic coastal views and excellent opportunities for whale watching and birdwatching.
- Murramarang National Park in South Coast
- 1km return
- Time suggested
- 30min - 1hr
- Grade 3
- Entry fees
- Park entry fees apply
- What to
- Hat, drinking water, sunscreen
- Please note
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch or whale watch.
The whole family will love this short and easy walk from Pretty Beach picnic area around the northern tip of Murramarang National Park. Pretty Beach to Snapper Point walking track follows the headland to Snapper Point lookout with brilliant views of the dramatic coastline.
From the grassy slopes of the Pretty Beach, follow the northern track through forests of she-oaks, where you might catch a glimpse of a swamp wallaby or a foraging lyrebird. The lookout is a great spot for whale watching in autumn and spring. Birdwatching is spectacular along the coastline as Gannets, sooty oystercatchers, and even peregrine falcons are seen in these parts.
After you’ve had your fill of sweeping views and fresh air, make your way back along the track or head down to Merry Beach and make your way back via the nearby campground. If you’re tempted to spend a weekend, why not spend a night at Pretty Beach cabins?
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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
- Ulladulla office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
- 02 4454 9500
- Lot 9 Blackburn Industrial Estate, 6 Coller Road Ulladulla NSW 2539
- in Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
Murramarang National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay and display machines - cash and credit cards accepted. Card only at Pretty Beach.Buy annual pass