Green Island Walking Track
Dunghutti Country

2 h to 3 h

5.4 km
return segment

↑ 335 m
↓ -335 m

Hard track
Starting from the parking and picnic area at the end of Gap Road, this return walk takes you to a clearing with views over Green Island to the east and Smoky Cape Lighthouse to the south. Let us begin by acknowledging the Dunghutti people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Segment This is part of longer journey and can not be completed on it is own.
Start (-30.9072304,153.0792793)
DirectionsFrom South West Rocks Road, 12
  • Turn on to Arakoon Road, 12 then drive for 3.1 km
  • Turn sharp right onto Gap Beach Road and drive for another 1 km
  • Keep right and drive for another 580 m
  • Turn left and drive for another 680 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
After 30 m pass the car park (on your right).
After another 30 m pass the toilet (on your left).
After another 620 m veer left.
After another 100 m pass the car park (on your right).
After another 285 m veer left.
After another 930 m turn right.
Continue another 690 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 2.7 km to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Green Island Walking Track

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 5.4 km
Time 2 h to 3 h
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 60 m from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
60 m[toilet]
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