Rocky Point walking track
Yuraygir National Park
Rocky Point walking track is an easy walk, with spectacular coastal views and plenty of great vantage points for whale watching, making it an ideal family day out.
- Yuraygir National Park in North Coast
- 1.8km return
- Time suggested
- 30min - 1hr 30min
- Grade 3
- Entry fees
- Park entry fees apply
- What to
- Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
- Please note
- Check the weather before you set out and ensure you're well prepared. Weather can be unpredictable and extreme in this area.
If you’re looking to experience this spectacular stretch of pristine coastline in an hour or two, Rocky Point walking track is the perfect choice.
This short walk offers outstanding examples of Yuraygir’s stunning coastal landscape, with beautiful views of sandy beaches and rocky headlands. It’s an easy walk, suitable for all ages and fitness levels, making it a perfect family day trip.
Starting at Illaroo South picnic area, you’ll have several walking tracks to choose from. Follow the track signs to enjoy wide coastal views, intimate forest shades or sandy beaches.
For birdwatchers, be sure to pack your binoculars as this is a great area to see coastal birds such as ospreys and brahminy kites. In winter, enjoy whale watching as you admire the incredible humpback whales on their annual migration. And if you're looking for somewhere to pitch your tent, this track passes both Illaroo campground and Rocky Point campground.
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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
- Grafton office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6641 1500
- Level 4, 49 Victoria Street, Grafton NSW 2460
- in Yuraygir National Park in the North Coast region
Yuraygir 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 self registration stands with envelopes - please bring correct change.Buy annual pass