Saltwater Walking Track
Biripi & Worimi Country

1 h to 1 h 30 min

4.1 km

↑ 22 m
↓ -22 m

Hard track
Starting from Saltwater picnic area this walk takes you Khappinghat Nature Reserve in the west. See plenty of Aboriginal heritage along the way before having a swim before heading back for a picnic. Let us begin by acknowledging the Biripi & 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 (-32.0068397,152.5650813)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Old Bar Road
  • Turn on to Saltwater Road then drive for 2.7 km
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Saltwater Road and drive for another 2.4 km
  • Turn sharp right and drive for another 4 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
150 metres northwest from the end of Saltwater Road, head directly away from the beach along the subtly-formed walking track. Head over the metal bar and follow the said track, then cross the creek using the bridge to continue along Saltwater Walking Track.....
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the car park at the start.
Find the gate at the start.
After another 180 m pass the toilet (160 m on your left).
Continue straight.
After another 150 m cross the bridge (about 15 m long)
After another 930 m continue straight.
After another 1.2 km turn right.
After another 450 m turn left.
After another 1.1 km continue straight.
After another 130 m come to the end.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Saltwater Walking Track

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 4.1 km
Time 1 h to 1 h 30 min
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 220 m from the start.

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