Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park - NSW

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Position

DEG: -33.632061 151.212952
DMS: 33º 37' 55.42" S 151º 12' 46.63" E
UTM: 56 H 6277207mN 334251mE
Altitude: 90.45m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

25.46kms North of Sydney - Driving 31.2 km (45 mins)
264.07kms NorthEast of Canberra - Driving 324 km (3 hours 34 mins)
704.75kms South of Brisbane - Driving 919 km (10 hours 15 mins)

Address & Contact

Ku-ring-gai Chase NSW
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Information

Ku-ring-gai Chase offers a rich variety of things to see and do in a natural setting adjacent to Sydney's northern suburbs. West Head, in the park's north-east, has some of Sydney's best water views, while Bobbin Head, on the western side, is well known for its waterways, picnic areas and walking tracks.
Walking tracks reveal rugged scenery, quiet beaches and a wealth of wildflowers and birdlife. There are several picnic areas, some providing gas and electric barbecues, but no open fires are permitted within the park. Larger picnic shelters at Bobbin Head can be booked through the Sydney North Region Information Centre. You can see Aboriginal rock art on The Basin, Echidna and Red Hand tracks. Chase Alive volunteers conduct guided walks (phone 9472 9300). Camping is permitted only at The Basin; camping fees apply and bookings are essential {phone 9974 1011). Access is via water taxi or ferry from Palm Beach; landing fees apply. There are marinas at Bobbin Head and Akuna Bay, and boat ramps at Appletree Bay and Akuna Bay. Historic Barrenjoey Lighthouse at Palm Beach offers stunning views of Broken Bay and the coast {access by uphill walking track; no facilities (toilets or drinking water) at lighthouse site; for lighthouse tours phone 9472 9300).
Access 26 km north of the Sydney CBD. Access to the western side is from Bobbin Head Road via the Pacific Highway (from the south), or from Ku-ring-gai Chase Road via the F3 Freeway (from the north}. Access to the eastern side {West Head) is via Mona Vale Road. Vehicle entry fee applies.
Sydney North Region Information Centre/ phone 9472 8949
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Closest Weather Station

Terrey Hills at 20/09:00pm EST
Distance from Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park 6.63km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
12.6°C10.5°C90%11.0°ChPa0.2mmSSW13km/hr
7knots
20km/hr
11knots

Closest Climatic Station

Riverview Observatory
Distance from Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park 22.17km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C26.626.525.222.819.617.216.718.420.722.724.225.7
Mean Min. °C17.617.716.112.99.97.76.47.29.412.014.216.3
Mean Rain mm107.0111.5126.3109.4105.6119.485.570.162.076.379.082.8

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