Sapphire Coast

4 EDEN - SAPPHIRE COAST - AUTUMN 2024 Want spectacular scenery? Walk this way There are walks for everyone in and around Eden — from a light stroll along the flat Lake Curalo Boardwalk, to the more strenuous 30-kilometre-long ‘Light to Light’ walk in Beowa (formerly Ben Boyd) National Park. Here are some of the many local walks to enjoy... Bundian Way Story Trail Eden features the first section of the Bundian Way – a 350-kilometre Aboriginal pathway that extends from the sea at Twofold Bay to Mount Kosciuszko. The two-kilometre Story Trail walk is located between Cocora Beach (via Ida Rodd Drive) and Quarantine Bay, winding around two headlands, with numerous viewing decks affording sweeping coastal views of Twofold Bay and beyond. Eden Heritage Walk The Eden Heritage Walk is an easy, scenic walk through town and around Twofold Bay, on which you’ll discover a lot about the history of Eden. Along the way, you’ll see the work of early pioneers, and learn about the town’s convict past, historic buildings and sites of past tragedy. You’ll also get to takein the area’s natural beauty. Around the town and Twofold Bay, you’ll be impressed by the natural beauty as you walk in the footsteps of both the original Indigenous inhabitants and the European settlers. Lake Curalo Boardwalk Lake Curalo Boardwalk is an easy, flat walk that meanders around the lake’s shoreline, through swamp melaleuca forest, across salt marsh and over the shallow water. It has various places to pause and reflect on the beautiful scenery and abundant native birdlife. The east end of the boardwalk provides access to Aslings Beach or the Maritime Heritage Walk – where the footpath has been etched with depictions of Eden’s historical links with the sea. Mt Imlay Summit Track Starting at Burrawang picnic area, this challenging walk takes you through dry eucalypt forest and grassy woodlands to the summit of Mount Imlay. The track climbs steeply, rising 600 metres, with the summit rewarding your effort with sweeping views to the coast. In fact, on a clear day, you can see all the way to Mallacoota in Victoria, and Narooma to the north. It’s also an excellent birdwatching spot, where you might spot yellow-tailed black cockatoos flying overhead, or hear the distinctive call of lyrebirds deep in the forest. Beowa National Park (North) In the northern part of Beowa National Park is the Pinnacles loop track, an easy 30-minute walk with two lookouts overlooking spectacular cliffs and beaches. Beowa National Park (South) If you are pretty fit and have a taste for adventure, the southern part of Beowa National Park offers the 30-kilometre-long ‘Light to Light’ walk, which follows the coastline between the historic Boyd’s Tower and Green Cape Lighthouse. The trail features ever-changing scenery, from heathland, forest, tea-tree groves, banksia woodlands and sheltered coves, to towering red rock platforms. There are camping sites along the way at Saltwater Creek and Bittangabee Bay. To find out more For maps, information and advice on walking in and around Eden, visit the Eden Welcome Centre on the waterfront in Snug Cove, or visit the parks website at Couple enjoying a day section of the scenic and challenging multi-day Light to Light Walk in Beowa National Park (South). Photo: Destination NSW An aerial view of Saltwater Creek at Green Cape in Beowa National Park (South) a remote location with a camping site for adventurous hikers. Photo: Destination NSW In the northern part of Beowa National Park is the Pinnacles loop track, an easy 30-minute walk with two lookouts to view spectacular cliffs and beaches. Photo: Destination NSW On the Lake Curalo Boardwalk there are various places to pause and reflect on the beautiful scenery and abundant native birdlife. The Mt Imlay Summit Track rewards walkers with magnificent views. Photo: Visit NSW Scan here for full detailed map NETHERCOTE RD PRINCES HWY PRINCES HWY PRINCES HWY BOYD ST MITCHELL ST MITCHELL ST IMLAY ST ALBERT TERRACE IMLAY ST BARCLAY ST IMLAY ST PRINCES HWY PRINCES HWY ASLINGS BEACH RD ASLINGS BEACH RD CALLE CALLE ST CALLE CALLE ST BASS ST COCORA ST CATTLE BAY RD BUNGO ST WEST ST WEST ST WIRRIGA ST PHILLIPS ST IDA RODD DRIVE LAKE CURALO QUARANTINE BAY WEECOON COVE CALLE CALLE BAY COCORA BEACH CATTLE BAY SNUG COVE YALLUMGO COVE ASLINGS BEACH TWOFOLD BAY BEOWA NATIONAL PARK GEORGE BASS PARK MARTHA KIRBY PARK ROTARY PARK ROTARACT PARK NETHERCOTE TO PAMBULA & MERIMBULA TO EAST GIPPSLAND TO NULLICA STATE FOREST EDEN Welcome to