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Sand track walk (north)

Seven Mile Beach National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Sand track walk (north).

Track grading

Features of this track


3km one-way


2hrs 30min - 3hrs 30min

Quality of markings

Limited signage

Experience required

No experience required




Occasional steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Getting there and parking

Sand track walk (north) starts at Beach Road picnic area in the central precinct of Seven Mile Beach National Park. To get there:

From Sydney or Wollongong:

  • Turn off the Princes Highway to Gerringong and drive south through Gerroa
  • Turn left into Beach Road, about 4km south of the bridge
  • Follow Beach Road to the end.

From Nowra:

  • Turn off Princes Highway at Bolong Road, Bomaderry
  • Follow Bolong Road which becomes Gerroa Road
  • Turn right into Beach Road and follow to the end.

The track begins at the northern end of the picnic area near the toilet block, where you’ll see a small sign at the edge of the bush.

Alternatively, the walk can also be started from Gerroa picnic area.


Parking is available at Beach Road picnic area, including a designated disabled spot. Bus parking is available but no designated bus spots.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Seven Mile Beach National Park. Here are some of the highlights.


Walk among the tall forest trees and enjoy a leisurely picnic surrounded by bush at Gerroa picnic area.


Enjoy the flowering wattles and birds nesting as you wander through the forest and dunes.


Start your day with an early morning swim, followed by breakfast at the beach picnic area, then a stroll along the long stretch of beach.


Feel the cool sea breeze on your face as you take in the tranquillity of the beach in winter, enjoy the scenic views, then head to the protected Beach Road picnic area for a leisurely lunch.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


17°C and 25°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


8°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day


Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).


A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.



Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Sand track walk (north)

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