Sand track walk (south)
Seven Mile Beach National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Sand track walk (south).
Grade 4Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min
Quality of markings
No experience required
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
Getting there and parking
Sand track walk (south) 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.
- Turn off the 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 southern end of the picnic area, where you’ll see a small sign at the edge of the bush.
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
17°C and 25°C
8°C and 18°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
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.
- Nowra office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
- 02 4428 6300
- 104 Flatrock Road, West Nowra NSW 2541
- in Seven Mile Beach National Park in the South Coast region
Seven Mile Beach National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.