Best Walks In & Around Eden

Bundian-way-lookout

Rain, hail or shine, the hidden gem of Eden is rich in beautiful beaches, rainforests and wildlife. Find breath taking cliff top views through melaleuca tunnels, stroll a raised boardwalk over Lake Curalo and tread barefoot on clean beaches. We’ve put together our list of the best walks in and around Eden for all ages and abilities so, put on your walking shoes and get ready to explore Eden on foot.

 

Aslings Beach Walk

A rock pool at one end, an ever changing lake at the other, Aslings Beach is a picturesque beach located just steps from Eden Beachfront Holiday Park. Spot dolphins each morning as you stroll the boardwalk or beach and watch the pelicans and swans wake from their slumber on Lake Curalo. With calm waters and patrolled in summer, Aslings Beach is the perfect spot for a stroll and a dip with the entire family.

B5139d8a63a36d15cd1459bb09e58bfe

1: Aslings Beach. Source: VisitNSW.

Bundian Way Story Trail

Bundian Way — Story Trail is the first section of a 350km Aboriginal pathway that extends from the sea at Twofold Bay to Mount Kosciuszko. Approximately 2km long, this walk winds around the headlands down to a stunning beach and then around another headland. Take in spectacular coastal views of Twofold Bay and beyond, but make sure you keep your eyes peeled for the many species of wildlife, if you’re lucky you might spot a koala! With lots of lookouts and viewing points along the way, you’ll get the chance to see Eden at its best.

Tip: There are a few steep sections of this trail so it might be a good one for the little ones to sit out.

Bundian-way-lookout
Bundian-way-lookout

2: Lookout along the Bundian Way Story Trail. Source: Sapphire Coast.

Eden Rotary Lookout Walk

Follow trails through Melaluca Forest, discover the prettiest picnic spot in Eden and stroll among 100-year-old coastal pines whilst walking the Eden Rotary Lookout Walk. Park your car at the Bramble Street carpark and look out for the Rotary Park Walk signs to get started on this scenic walk.

A combination of bush trails and sealed pathways, you’ll be lead through the bushland to find elevated panoramic views of Twofold Bay, the third deepest natural harbour in the world. While you walk you’ll visit a formal garden, Seamen’s Memorial Wall and spot lots of local wildlife. Take your time to take in the views, this walk is great for families!

Tip: If you’re visiting in Spring, keep your eyes peeled for migrating whales!

Screen-shot-2016-09-15-at-10.59.56-am

3: Lookout along the Eden Rotary Lookout Walk. Source: Sapphire Coast.

Ben Boyd National Park – Pinnacles Look Track

In the northern part of Ben Boyd National Park, you’ll find the Pinnacles loop track, an easy 30-minute walk with two lookouts along a gently undulating track with spectacular views of the famous Pinnacles and surrounding beaches. The Haycock Point to Barmouth Beach track, an easy walk of 3km, offers panoramic views and whale watching during migration season (Sep-Nov) and wildlife spotting opportunities. You’ll pass through a range of landscapes — from scenic coast to windswept heath and woodlands.

Pinnacles-loop-walking-track-01

4: Pinnacles. Source: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Services.

Lake Curalo Boardwalk

The Lake Curalo Boardwalk meanders around the lake’s shore, through melaleuca forest, across salt marsh and onto the estuary mouth. Easily accessible for parents with prams and almost completely flat the entire way around, this is the perfect walk for those with little ones.

Lake-curalo-6

5: Lake Curalo Boardwalk. Source: Sapphire Coast.

 

Have we inspired you to explore your backyard yet? Book your accommodation now at Eden Beachfront Holiday Park. Situated in a stunning valley leading down to absolute beach frontage, our holiday park has the best that nature has to offer, the ocean, the peaceful waters of Shadrack Creek, and the raised forest slopes with stunning panoramic views.

Posting up on social media? Don’t forget to include the hashtag #EdenBeachfrontHP. We would love to see your holiday snaps and the yummy food of Eden!