Five Islands Walking Track
Biripi & Worimi Country

30 min to 1 h

2.5 km

↑ 7 m
↓ -7 m

Hard track
Starting from Saltwater Picnic Area, this return walk in Saltwater National Park is plentiful in Aboriginal history and offers several opportunities for swimming and fishing. 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
Turn map Directions & comments
After 15 m pass the car park (175 m on your left).
After another 40 m head through/around the gate.
After another 75 m continue straight.
After another 205 m pass the toilet (160 m on your left).
Continue straight.
After another 70 m cross the bridge (about 15 m long)
After another 930 m turn left.
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 1.2 km to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Five Islands Walking Track

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 2.5 km
Time 30 min to 1 h
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 335 m from the start.

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