Griffins Walking Track
Wodi Wodi & Wandandian Country

8 h, 10 h to 2 days

22.1 km

↑ 951 m
↓ -951 m

Hard track
This return walk in Morton National Park wil take you through Yarrunga Creek Valley and up Meryla Pass. Spend the night at Griffins Farm and make it an overnight walk. Let us begin by acknowledging the Wodi Wodi & Wandandian 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 (-34.7307331,150.4091501)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Illawarra Highway, A48
  • Turn on to Sheepwash Road, B73 then drive for 7.5 km
  • Turn left onto Nowra Road, B73, 15 and drive for another 16.4 km
  • Turn right onto Bendeela Road and drive for another 3.8 km
  • Continue onto Jacks Corner Road and drive for another 7.3 km
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the gate at the start.
After another 105 m veer right.
After another 750 m cross the ford.
After another 3.9 km cross the ford.
After another 750 m come to the "Griffins Farm" (40 m on your left).
After another 1.1 km cross the ford.
After another 1.4 km head through/around the gate.
After another 3 m continue straight.
After another 1.2 km come to the "Gales Flat" (100 m on your right).
After another 690 m head through/around the gate.
After another 440 m head through/around the gate.
Turn right.
Continue another 660 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 11 km to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Griffins Walking Track

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 22.1 km
Time 8 h, 10 h to 2 days
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
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 Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There are 2 on route, on average they are 7.4 km apart with the largest gap of 12.8 km.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Camp site
5.5 kmGriffins Farm
Camp site
9.3 kmGales Flat
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