Helmholtzia Loop Walking Track
Bundjalung Country

20 min to 40 min

890 m

↑ 22 m
↓ -22 m

Moderate track
Starting from Brindle Creek picnic area this circuit walk will take you through rainforest of beech and hoop pines. When crossing the Brindle Creek look for the stream lily or Helmholtzia on its banks. Let us begin by acknowledging the Bundjalung 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 (-28.3780179,153.0688897)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Summerland Way, B91
  • Turn on to Gradys Creek Road then drive for 11.2 km
  • Turn right onto Simes Road and drive for another 3.2 km
  • Turn sharp left onto Forest Road and drive for another 10.8 km
  • Keep left onto Brindle Creek Road and drive for another 1.8 km
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
After 55 m pass the picnic table (45 m on your left).
After another 115 m cross the bridge (about 4 m long)
After another 210 m cross the bridge (about 9 m long)
After another 9 m turn left.
After another 45 m cross the bridge (about 10 m long)
After another 165 m cross the bridge (about 10 m long)
After another 25 m cross the bridge (about 8 m long)
After another 190 m turn left.
About 65 m past the end is a toilet.
Then cross the bridge (about 15 m long)
After another 10 m turn around.
After another 10 m come to the end.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Helmholtzia Loop Walking Track

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 890 m
Time 20 min to 40 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
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 910 m from the start.

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