Info

walking distance: 10.5 km
duration: 5:40 h
walking: 10:13 h
elevation diff: 830 m
location: Bungonia
driving distance: 195 km
driving time: 2 h
water available: yes
parking: -34.8015,150.0178


gps tracks

Total distance: 10955 m
Max elevation: 570 m
Min elevation: 118 m
Total climbing: 825 m
Total time: 05:35:57
Download file: 13-11-24bungonia1.gpx
Total distance: 8177 m
Max elevation: 570 m
Min elevation: 115 m
Total climbing: 712 m
Total time: 04:57:33
Download file: 15-11-02-bungonia2_joined.gpx

Video


Track notes


trip notes:
tough descent and ascent. fair bit of walk in a dry river bed on large stones/pebbles.
absolutely stunning canyon with huge marble boulders.
plenty of water available
multiple camping spots
very deep caves nearby

actual timing:
DAY 1:

10:00 start
10:20 detour
11:10 back on track
12:00 half way through descent
not sure when we reached the bottom
lunch
not sure when we started to walk
3:00 past the boulders
4:30 reached camping

DAY 2:
10:30 start back
11:15 reached sholaheaven
lunch
1:10 start of the climb
3:00 top
3:30 car park



Alerts

Bungonia National Park

Safety alerts: Bungonia Red walking track - Occasional high water
Whilst there is continuing rainfall periodically in Bungonia National Park, the Bungonia Creek water level may at times be higher than normal.
If you're planning to undertake the Red walking track, please assess water levels before continuing through the Bungonia Slot. If in doubt, turn back. Do not enter flood waters. Report conditions via the park register book on-site.

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using fresh meat containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing between 16 May 2022 and 16 October 2022 in the following parks and reserves:

  • Morton National Park around Caoura Ridge, Matadoro ridge, Kangaroo Valley and Meryla areas.
  • Bungonia National Park and Bungonia State Conservation Area
  • Nadgigomar Nature Reserve
  • Tarlo River National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Fitzroy Falls Depot on 02 4887 8244.

Bungonia State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Spring Creek Canyon closed due to rockfalls
Spring Creek Canyon in Bungonia State Conservation Area is closed due to rockfalls in the area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using fresh meat containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing between 16 May 2022 and 16 October 2022 in the following parks and reserves:

  • Morton National Park around Caoura Ridge, Matadoro ridge, Kangaroo Valley and Meryla areas.
  • Bungonia National Park and Bungonia State Conservation Area
  • Nadgigomar Nature Reserve
  • Tarlo River National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Fitzroy Falls Depot on 02 4887 8244.



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