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Square Head track 2

Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Square Head track 2.

Track grading

Grade 3

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  • Time

    30 - 45min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Flat

  • Distance

    1.8km return

  • Steps

    No steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Square Head is in the eastern section of Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve. To get there:

  • Take Cullendulla Drive east off the Princes Highway (signposted to Long Beach).
  • Take the turn on to Blairs Road and turn off into the nature reserve carpark
  • The walk is the left side track from the carpark, heading along the ridge.

Parking

Open plan parking is available.

Best times to visit

Spring

Migratory birds arrive from Russia, Asia, northeast China, and Europe for the warmer months, foraging on the sand flats where you can see them from Cullendulla Beach.

Summer

Break out the canoe or kayak and beat the summer heat with a refreshing paddle up Cullendulla Creek.

Winter

Make the short hike to Square Head to do the Mangrove walk, watching how the landscape changes in high and low tide.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

15.5°C and 23.5°C

Highest recorded

43.3°C

Winter temperature

Average

6.5°C and 17.2°C

Lowest recorded

0°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

275.3mm

Facilities

Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.

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 + 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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

  • The track follows a gravel management trail which can be accessed by wheelchairs, prams and visitors with limited mobility.
  • Some assistance may be required on the uneven, gravel surface.

Medium access presents some minor difficulties, such as a grassy surface. You may require a little assistance to get around in some areas.

Permitted

Fishing

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

Recreational fishing is allowed in the bay. However, Cullendulla Creek is a sanctuary zone, so it’s a good idea to check the recreational fishing maps for permitted activities.

Prohibited

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Square Head track 2

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Park info

Mangrove walk, Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve