Five Islands from north
Biripi & Worimi Country

1 h to 1 h 45 min

4.1 km

↑ 41 m
↓ -25 m

Hard track
Starting from Saltwater Picnic Area, this one way trail in Saltwater National Park takes you to the Khappinghat Nature Reserve. You'll find Aboriginal heritage and plenty of opportunities for swimming and fishing. Let us begin by acknowledging the Biripi & Worimi 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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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 (-32.0068397,152.5650813)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Old Bar Road
  • Turn on to Saltwater Road then drive for 2.7 km
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Saltwater Road and drive for another 2.4 km
  • Turn sharp right and drive for another 4 m
Finish (-31.9871757,152.5615709)
Mode (end) Car Shuttle   Car  
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the car park at the start.
Find the gate at the start.
After another 180 m pass the toilet (160 m on your left).
Continue straight.
After another 150 m cross the bridge (about 15 m long)
The starting point of an alternate route. Alternate route via Saltwater Walking Track. To take the alternate route continue straight here. Details below.
After another 930 m turn right.
After another 590 m head through/around the gate.
After another 2.3 km come to the end.

Alternate route via Saltwater Walking Track.
Turn map Directions & comments
After another 1.2 km come to the end.
At the end of this alternate route, rejoin the main route.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Five Islands from north

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 4.1 km
Time 1 h to 1 h 45 min
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 220 m from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
220 m[toilet]
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