Newbys Creek Walk and Caves
Biripi & Worimi Country

5 min to 10 min

220 m

↑ 4 m
↓ -4 m

Very challenging
This short return walk in Coorabakh National Park leads to a scenic cave with a large overhanging rock that creates a natural shelter above the Newbys Creek. 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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This journey requires significant bushwalking experience, specialised equipment and navigation skills.
Please ensure you and your group well prepared and equiped for this journey.

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 (-31.7371074,152.5321345)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Pacific Highway Onramp
  • Turn on to Hannam Vale Road then drive for 10 m
  • Turn right onto Hannam Vale Road and drive for another 1.3 km
  • Keep left onto Jericho Road Exit and drive for another 290 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Forest Road and drive for another 275 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 1 onto Forest Road and drive for another 1.7 km
  • Continue onto Forest Road and drive for another 980 m
  • Turn right onto Langley Vale Road and drive for another 4.1 km
  • Turn right and drive for another 25 m
  • Turn slight right onto Coopernook Forest Way and drive for another 7.7 km
  • Turn left onto Newbys Creek Road and drive for another 830 m
Track Notes
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Turn map Directions & comments
After another 6 m (at the intersection of Newbys Cave Track & Newbys Creek Road) turn sharp right, to head along Newbys Cave Track (a walking track).
After another 80 m head down the 4 concrete steps (about 3 m long)
Then cross the bridge (about 6 m long)
After another 15 m cross the bridge
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 110 m to get back to the start.
"Newbys Cave".
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Newbys Creek Walk and Caves

Class 5/6
Very challenging
Length 220 m
Time 5 min to 10 min
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
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