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Norah Head Rockpool
Time: 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
3.6 km ESE of Toukley
Length: 0.2 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.2 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Wyong(LGA)
Climb: 6 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 6 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Walk: Easy

A very short walk to the Norah Head rockpool in Cabbage Tree Harbour. The rockpool is a great, sheltered spot to swim and relax on a sunny day. You could also happily spend some time exploring the nearby rockshelves. A great spot for a lazy afternoon with plenty of interesting scenery. (open in app)


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  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Norah Head Rockpool

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Norah Head Rockpool
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Map Scale 500 meters
Boat ramp
Starting point for this hiking track: Boat ramp

Base maps are used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795   www.lands.nsw.gov.au

Maps that cover the walk area (please always carry maps of the area)

Print a map and track notes here
 Toukley 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-92313N 
 Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 

Photo Gallery

 
Norah Head boat ramp
 
Norah Head boat ramp +
 
Beach and rockpool at Norah Head
 
Beach and rockpool at Norah Head +
 
The rockpool
 
The rockpool +

 
Around the rockpool
 
Around the rockpool +
 
The track past the rockpool
 
The track past the rockpool +
 
Along the waterfront
 
Along the waterfront +

Terrain


Please note: This is a 'return' style walk and therefore these graphs only show the terrain for the first half of the walk (until the turn around point.)

Cross sectional view of the Norah Head Rockpool bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Norah Head Rockpool bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Norah Head Rockpool bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Norah Head Rockpool bushwalking track

Overview of this walks Grading - Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
These details are new. This new feature still requires more testing and refining. Please use the 'Walker Feedback' for report specific issues. Please e-mail Matt if you have any general comments. Hope you find it helpful.

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
Length 150m
Time 15 mins
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Grade 2/6

Walk: Easy
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)
*This summary of grading information is new and still in testing

Some more detail of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining the grading looking at sections of the walk.
Gradient
This whole walk, 75m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track
This whole walk, 75m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs
This whole walk, 75m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
This whole walk, 75m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 75m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
This whole walk, 75m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Track Notes


Since this is a 'return' style walk once you have had enough of the walk, turn around and retrace your steps back to the start.
Catch the bus to Boat ramp
Public transport (bus) available to this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your Bus (and train) trip to the end of this walk.
(Links currently not working sorry)
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Drive to Boat ramp
You can drive or ride to this start of this Bushwalk There is free parking available.
You can drive or ride to the start of this walk
Use these links to plan your trip to the start of this walk.
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|

(0 km) Boat ramp to Rock Pool
Walk: Easy - footpath
Length = 75 m Time = 2 mins
Climb = 4 m Descent = -2 m
From the boat ramp at the bottom of Bald St, Norah Head, this walk follows the concrete footpath towards the rock pool, keeping the ocean to the left. After a short distance, the walk goes down the concrete ramp and continues along the beach a little to the steps at the bottom of the Bush St Rock Pool Path, just below the toilet block.

Norah Head Rock Pool Alt = 9 m
This tidal ocean pool is in Cabbage Tree Harbour at Norah Head. It is a beautiful, sheltered place to swim or to relax on the sand. There are public toilets nearby. More info

Catch the bus from Boat ramp
Public transport (bus) available from this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your Bus (and train) trip from the end of this walk.
(Links currently not working sorry)
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Drive from Boat ramp
You can drive or ride from this end of this Bushwalk There is free parking available.
You can drive or ride from the end of this walk
Use these links to plan your trip from the end of this walk.
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|

Getting there

Plan your trip to the start of the walk and back from the end of the walk

Public Transport links currently not working, sorry
Public Transport Timetables

To the start of the walk

From
Castle Hill
Chatswood
Dural
Epping
Gosford
Hornsby
Katoomba
Manly
Parramatta
Penrith
Strathfield
Sutherland
Sydney
From the end of the walk

To
Castle Hill
Chatswood
Dural
Epping
Gosford
Hornsby
Katoomba
Manly
Parramatta
Penrith
Strathfield
Sutherland
Sydney

Driving Directions
To the start of the walk

Drive from:
From the end of the walk

Drive to:


Near by



Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Wyong Warehouse & Camping World 59 Howarth St , Wyong (02) 4352 1501 13.2 km
Kangaroo Tent City & BBQs Homemakers Supa Centre Cnr Wyong Rd & Bryant Drv , Tuggerah (02) 4353 4335 14.1 km
Central Coast Canvas 33 Holloway Drv, Jilliby (02) 4353 9885 15.6 km
Lake Macquarie Kayaks & Camping Unit 1 61 Alliance Ave, Morisset (02) 4973 2028 20.3 km
Boots Great Outdoors 201 The Entrance Rd , Erina (02) 4367 0396 24.6 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Norah Head Rockpool.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Norah Head Rockpool
Click to re-center search
3 VMB2 Tower Street BATEAU BAY 15 km (to the SW)
8 MDC08 Gencom Site Lot 6 Wakefield Close KARIONG 31 km (to the SW)
1 CHT01 Our Town Repeater Group 244 Pacific Highway CHARLESTOWN 37 km (to the NNE)
5 CHN05 Our Town Repeater Group 244 Pacific Highway CHARLESTOWN
Emergency use only
37 km (to the NNE)
6 NEW06 Gencom Site 1 Sugarloaf Range via NEWCASTLE 37 km (to the N)

Weather and Park info

Fire Danger
Please Note: Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather and Climate
Weather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
Clear.
Clear.
16.0°C (feels like 13.1°)
13 km/h from the SSE (gusting 17)
59% humidity     (as at 01/11:35pm)
A graph displaying the average daily temperature range for the year

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