Important trip notes – Yuraygir Coastal Walk, NSW

Trip grading – introductory to moderate

We believe our walking adventures are heaps of fun, and we want to ensure you have the best experience possible. It’s important to us that you have the fitness and skills to enjoy your time with us so please read on. For our full day walking experiences, participants require a good level of fitness and must be willing and able to walk over rugged terrain with some steep ascents and descents. This is trip is nearly all walking on sand. Please be prepared to walk on sand for long distances. We recommend training on sand before joining this adventure.

In order to complete this walk you should already have a good level of fitness and ideally undertake regular exercise three or fours times a week. Experience hill and sand walking with a day pack is recommended. Participants will get the most out of their walk if they feel comfortable walking up and down stairs and on uneven, sandy ground.

Climate

The Yuraygir National Park has a sub‑tropical climate with fairly stable temperatures year round. In the summer months the average temperatures range between 20–26 degrees Celsius, and in winter they average between 9–20 degrees. In early spring, the wildflowers are in bloom, including a huge variety of golden wattle flowers. Rainfall is highly variable throughout the year, with the summer and autumn months tending to have the highest rainfall.

This adventures is on the coast and it is very exposed to wind and rain. The walk involves several river crossings and tides can impact our access to certain sections. Please come prepared to enjoy all weather conditions. If we experience drastic tides we may need to start early in the morning or even walk a section in the evening.

Accommodation on the trip

On this trip you will spend 4 nights camping. We’ll camp at Lake Arragan, Illaroo North and Station Creek Campgrounds. The first two campgrounds have drinking water and toilets, but Station Creek does not.

Dietary requirements

Provided we are advised in advance of your departure we are able to cater for vegetarian diets and can assist with medically recommended diets (allergies and intolerances). Please ensure you discuss your requirements with us well in advance (at least 1 month prior to your trip) to determine whether we can cater to such dietary requirements on your chosen adventure. Please note that options are likely to be limited in very remote locations or alternatives may be more expensive or unavailable. There may be times when those with special requirements may need to provide their own food. We are unable to guarantee a peanut‑free or allergen‑free trip, and therefore, we strongly encourage that travellers with life‑threatening or severe allergies take all necessary medical precautions to prepare for the possibility of exposure. Passengers must travel with all necessary medications for food allergies and be capable of self‑administering these medications.

What you carry

On your day walks you will need to carry a daypack with your personal supplies for the day including water (2‑3L), rain jacket, warm jacket, camera, snacks etc.

Pre- and post-tour accommodation

This tour does not include accommodation before or after the trip. If you would like to book extra arrangements, please ask our friendly team.

Important note

These trip notes represent the most current information for this itinerary, including but not limited to the itinerary and price. The itinerary should be seen as a guide only. This itinerary may change at any time due to inclement weather, forces of nature and other circumstances beyond our control.