The Welcome Walk
Awabakal & Worimi Country

45 min to 1 h 15 min

1.4 km

↑ 8 m
↓ -8 m

Easy track
This return walk is perfect for walking with children. As you walk along the raised boardwalk you can observe animals and plants above and beneath you and learn a lot about the nature of the area. Let us begin by acknowledging the Awabakal & Worimi 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
Start (-32.8447701,151.6973679)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Maitland Road, A43
  • Turn on to Millams Road then drive for 480 m
  • Keep right onto Schoolhouse Road and drive for another 45 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Then cross the bridge (about 580 m long)
Then to find the car park.
Then pass the sign (30 m on your left).
After another 125 m head through/around the gate.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip to the Kooragang Wetlands Information Centre. To start this optional side trip veer left here. On returning from this side trip turn left when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 400 m turn right.
Continue another 160 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 690 m to get back to the start.

Side trip to the Kooragang Wetlands Information Centre.
Turn map Directions & comments
After 75 m pass the "Kooragang Wetlands Information Centre" (10 m on your right).
Then pass the car park (on your left).
After another 8 m come to the end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 85 m to the main route.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

The Welcome Walk

Class 2/6
Easy track
Length 1.4 km
Time 45 min to 1 h 15 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)
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