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Wangi circuit walking track

Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wangi circuit walking track.

Track grading

Grade 3

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    45min - 1hr 15min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    1.8km loop

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

For Wangi Wangi Point:

  • Take the F3 motorway south from Newcastle or north from Sydney and the Central Coast, and take the Morisset/Mandalong Road exit
  • Take Mandalong Road through Morisset as it becomes Dora Street, then Macquarie Street. The road will become Wangi Road as you cross Dora Creek. Follow it along until you reach Myuna Bay.
  • For Wangi Wangi, continue through Myuna Bay and take the Summerhill Drive turn-off, turning right at Dobell Drive, which will take you to Wangi Wangi Point.

Parking

Parking is available at the trackhead of Wangi circuit walking track. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Drop a line at Myuna Bay while the days are still warm enough to sit outside for a peaceful hour or two.

Spring

Spring is a lovely time to take Awaba Bay Foreshore walk and stop for a picnic lunch to enjoy the stunning lake views.

Summer

Why not kayak around the lake, exploring the secret bays and enjoying the warm water?.

Winter

Take a refreshing walk along Wangi circuit walking track, keeping an eye out for the tiny orchids that flower in winter.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

20°C and 25°C

Highest recorded

42°C

Winter temperature

Average

8°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded

1.8°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

November

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

283.7mm

Facilities

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

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

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).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Permitted

Fishing

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Prohibited

Pets

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

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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