Pretty Beach to Snake Bay
Wodi Wodi & Wandandian Country

3 h to 5 h

6.7 km

↑ 89 m
↓ -89 m

Very challenging
Pretty Beach to Snake Bay track is a challenging walk in Murramarang National Park that can only be walked at low tide. Follow the track along coastline and beaches, have a swim and a picnic at Snake Bay before heading back. Let us begin by acknowledging the Wodi Wodi & Wandandian 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 (-35.5676731,150.3672506)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Murramarang Road, Kioloa.
  • Turn on to Merry Beach Road then drive for 250 m
  • Turn right onto Pretty Beach Road and drive for another 700 m
  • Turn slight left and drive for another 85 m
  • Turn left and drive for another 50 m
  • Turn left and drive for another 255 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the car park at the start.
After another 10 m pass the toilet (30 m on your left).
Veer right.
After another 15 m pass the sign (on your left).
After another 95 m come to the "Pretty Beach" (110 m on your right).
Then pass the BBQ (10 m on your left).
Continue another 3.3 km to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 3.4 km to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Pretty Beach to Snake Bay

Class 5/6
Very challenging
Length 6.7 km
Time 3 h to 5 h
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage No directional signs (5/6)
Infrastructure No facilities provided (5/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Forecasted & unexpected severe weather likely to have an impact on your navigation and safety (5/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There is one 145 m from the start.

Toilet: There is one 55 m from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
55 m[toilet]
Camp site
145 mPretty Beach
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