Wollstonecraft Station to Milson’s Point
Cammeraygal & Wallumedegal Country

2 h 15 min to 3 h 30 min

7.2 km
oneway

↑ 245 m
↓ -257 m

Moderate track
Walk from Wollstonecraft Station to Milson’s Point via Balls Head. Visit the Coal loader and a series of other interesting historic industrial sites, spectacular bushland beside one of the best harbours in the world. Let us begin by acknowledging the Cammeraygal & Wallumedegal 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.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-33.8318917,151.1916996)
Mode Bus Car Train
DirectionsFrom Sir John Young Crescent
  • Turn on to Shakespeare Place then drive for 75 m
  • Turn right onto Macquarie Street and drive for another 275 m
  • Keep right onto Conservatorium Road and drive for another 35 m
  • Keep left onto Cahill Expressway Onramp and drive for another 3.3 km
  • Keep left onto Pacific Highway and drive for another 135 m
  • Keep left onto Pacific Highway and drive for another 155 m
  • Keep right onto Pacific Highway and drive for another 610 m
  • Continue onto Pacific Highway and drive for another 1.1 km
  • Turn left onto Shirley Road and drive for another 430 m
  • Turn right onto Milner Crescent and drive for another 680 m
  • Turn right onto Shirley Road and drive for another 105 m
  • Turn slight right onto Telopea Street and drive for another 155 m
  • Keep right onto Telopea Street and drive for another 30 m
  • Continue onto Milray Avenue and drive for another 4 m
  • Keep right onto Milray Avenue and drive for another 175 m
Finish (-33.8458952,151.2118365)
Mode (end) Car Shuttle   Bus   Car   Ferry   Train  
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Find the water tap at the start.
Find the cafe at the start.
Turn right.
Find the seat at the start. , has a backrest.
After another 25 m continue straight.
Then pass the water tap (on your left).
After another 6 m pass the playground (8 m on your left).
After another 9 m turn right.
After another 95 m continue straight.
After another 50 m cross the bridge (about 15 m long)
After another 3 m turn left.
After another 140 m cross the bridge (about 5 m long)
After another 75 m continue straight.
After another 95 m cross the bridge (about 10 m long)
After another 195 m veer left.
After another 6 m cross the bridge (about 10 m long)
After another 30 m pass the "Holloway Park" (25 m on your left).
After another 400 m head into the "Milray Reserve".
After another 80 m continue straight.
After another 115 m pass the "Berry Island".
Berry Island turn left (a residential road).
After another 20 m veer right.
After another 210 m veer left.
After another 9 m continue straight.
After another 10 m continue straight.
After another 15 m head down the steps (about 25 m long)
Then pass the "Badangi Reserve".
Then cross the bridge (about 20 m long)
After another 100 m continue straight.
After another 85 m head down the steps (about 6 m long)
Continue straight.
After another 90 m head down the steps (about 55 m long)
After another 60 m turn right.
After another 275 m continue straight.
After another 55 m continue straight.
After another 120 m continue straight.
After another 40 m turn right.
After another 70 m pass the toilet (6 m on your right).
After another 8 m pass the water tap (on your right).
After another 8 m pass the "Coal Loader Cafe" (7 m on your left).
Turn right.
After another 9 m head down the steps (about 35 m long)
Turn left.
After another 35 m continue straight.
After another 45 m head through the tunnel (about 180 m long)
After another 40 m come to the viewpoint.
After another 110 m turn left.
After another 40 m head down the steps (about 10 m long)
Turn sharp right.
After another 25 m continue straight.
After another 130 m continue straight.
After another 90 m pass the car park (9 m on your left).
After another 25 m continue straight.
After another 15 m pass the toilet (20 m on your left).
Then head down the steps (about 20 m long)
Turn left.
After another 50 m veer left.
After another 25 m head down the steps (about 20 m long)
After another 40 m turn left.
After another 35 m pass the sign.
Continue straight.
After another 105 m continue straight.
After another 140 m continue straight.
After another 35 m continue straight.
After another 225 m turn right.
After another 55 m turn left.
After another 55 m continue straight.
After another 50 m veer right.
After another 115 m turn left.
Then head down the steps (about 65 m long)
Veer left.
After another 15 m come to the viewpoint (30 m on your right).
After another 3 m turn sharp left.
After another 35 m turn left.
After another 70 m come to the viewpoint.
Veer left.
After another 80 m come to the viewpoint (20 m on your right).
Continue straight.
After another 15 m continue straight.
After another 30 m turn right.
Then head down the surface|paved steps (about 40 m long)
Turn sharp left.
After another 35 m pass the water tap (30 m on your right).
Veer left.
After another 60 m pass the toilet (15 m on your right)., female.
Continue straight.
After another 7 m continue straight.
After another 105 m continue straight.
After another 55 m turn right.
After another 265 m pass the car park (6 m on your right).
After another 80 m pass the "Merrett Playground" (15 m on your right).
Veer right.
Then head down the steps (about 20 m long)
After another 80 m continue straight.
After another 115 m head through/around the gate.
Continue straight.
After another 8 m continue straight.
After another 150 m turn right.
After another 200 m continue straight.
After another 20 m turn left.
After another 140 m pass a seat (20 m on your left)., has a backrest.
Continue straight.
After another 120 m pass the "Victoria Street Playground" (15 m on your left).
After another 150 m pass the BBQ (15 m on your left).
After another 10 m pass the "Mitchell Street Park" (7 m on your left).
Continue straight.
After another 280 m pass the "Kinn Dining and Bar" (25 m on your left).
Turn right.
After another 60 m turn left.
After another 45 m continue straight.
After another 35 m continue straight.
After another 45 m turn left.
Then head down the asphalt steps (about 7 m long)
Then head into the "Watt Park".
After another 20 m continue straight.
After another 25 m continue straight.
After another 25 m turn right.
After another 4 m continue straight.
Then head down the asphalt steps (about 15 m long)
After another 90 m pass the water tap (5 m on your left).
Then pass the playground (20 m on your left).
Turn right.
After another 15 m pass the "Quibaree Park" (15 m on your left).
Turn left.
After another 15 m turn left.
After another 45 m pass the water tap (25 m on your right).
After another 15 m head through the bollard.
After another 55 m pass the toilet (8 m on your right).
This toilet is wheelchair accessible.
Continue straight.
After another 7 m pass the "Art Barton Park" (7 m on your right).
After another 15 m pass the artwork (45 m on your left).
Turn right.
After another 70 m pass a seat (15 m on your left).
After another 135 m pass a seat (7 m on your left)., has a backrest.
After another 170 m turn left.
Then head down the steps (about 3 m long)
After another 70 m head down the steps (about 55 m long)
After another 20 m pass the toilet (30 m on your right).
This toilet is wheelchair accessible.
Turn left.
After another 45 m turn right.
Then head down the 52 steps (about 65 m long)
Turn left.
After another 15 m veer right.
After another 10 m continue straight.
After another 45 m come to a water tap.
Veer right.
After another 7 m ( Entrance) continue straight.
Then head through the tunnel
After another 9 m turn left.
After another 5 m turn right.
After another 1 m come to the end.
Then head through the tunnel
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Terrain
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Wollstonecraft Station to Milson’s Point


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 7.2 km
Time 2 h 15 min to 3 h 30 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There are 5 on route, on average they are 1.2 km apart with the largest gap of 2.6 km.

Seat: There are 4 on route, on average they are 1.4 km apart with the largest gap of 5.8 km.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
2.6 km[toilet]
Toilet
3.4 km[toilet]
Toilet
4.8 km[toilet]
Toilet
6.5 km[toilet]
Toilet
7 km[toilet]
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