Borenore Arch Loop

20 min to 30 min

970 m

↑ 22 m
↓ -22 m

Moderate track
Starting from Borenore picnic area and car park this short circuit walk takes you through Arch Cave and then through a forest back to the starting point. If rain is predicted, put off this trip till next time, because water levels in the cave may rise very quickly during rainfall. Let us begin by acknowledging the 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
Start (-33.2532007,148.9364643)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom The Escort Way
  • Turn on to Borenore Access Road then drive for 1.3 km
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the Borenore Picnic Area Carpark (at the end of Borenore Access Road), head towards the green sheltered trailhead signpost as you pass through the bollard. Shortly after, cross the Boree Creek via the bridge. Turn left at the 3-way intersection right after the bridge to continue along Borenore Arch Loop Track (clockwise).....
Turn map Directions & comments
There is a picnic table (about 75 m back from the start).
There is a picnic table (about 65 m back from the start).
There is a toilet (about 50 m back from the start).
There is a BBQ (about 45 m back from the start).
There is a picnic table (about 25 m back from the start).
Find the car park at the start.
After 45 m pass the sign (on your left).
After another 40 m cross the bridge (about 20 m long)
After another 3 m turn left, to head along Arch Loop Track.
After another 70 m turn right, to head along Arch Loop Track.
After another 5 m head up the 38 surface|compacted steps (about 25 m long)
After another 10 m come to the "Arch Cave".
Then head through the tunnel (about 55 m long)
Then come to the cave.
After another 580 m continue straight, to head along Arch Loop Track.
Then cross the bridge (about 20 m long)
After another 85 m come to the end.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Borenore Arch Loop

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 970 m
Time 20 min to 30 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one -51 m back from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
-51 m[toilet]
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