Bantry Bay Loop (Garigal NP)

Bantry Bay Loop (Garigal NP)
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A varied loop, which passes the Bantry Bay Aboriginal engravings next to the Engravings Track, descends to Bantry Bay along the Timber Getters Track and returns via the scenic Bluff Track.

I’m back to explore the opposite side of Bantry Bay to Flat Rock Beach circuit, where a few days ago I took the Magazine Track along the western side of the narrow Middle Harbour inlet. Starting at the Ararat Reserve (oval) in Frenchs Forest, I’m doing what I expect to be the less interesting half of the loop first, so that I reach the Bluff Lookout near sunset on the way back. After crossing the oval and Bantry Bay Road, I take a mixed-use mountain bike and bushwalking track that runs between the Wakehurst Parkway and Bantry Bay Road.

It’s not long before my narrow track converges with the wide Engravings Track, a service trail that runs along the Wakehurst Parkway. On the right (west) is an enormous Aboriginal engravings site; it wa.... Continue Reading at Hiking The World

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