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Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf

This walk explores the foreshore tracks of Cremorne Reserve, taking in fantastic harbour views, beautiful gardens and a sidetrip to Robertsons Point lighthouse. Starting from Cremorne ferry wharf, the walk climbs to Robertsons Point and lighthouse, then meanders down past interesting houses and historic gardens, before delving into Mosmans Bay and finishing up at the ferry wharf. A great way to explore part of the harbour, capped off with rides on the ferry. Cremorne Reserve Length: 2 km Time: 45 mins Climb: 68 m Style: One way Rating: Walk: Easy Where: 1.7 km SSE of Cremorne Transport: ferry bus car Visit www.wildwalks.com for more info

Side trips and Alternate routes mentioned in these notes are not included in the tracks overall rating, distance or time estimate. The notes only describe the side trips and Alternate routes in one direction. Allow extra time for resting and exploring areas of interest. Please ensure you and your group are well prepared and equipped for all possible hazards and delays. The authors, staff and owners of wildwalks take care in preparing these notes but will not accept responsibility for any inconvenience, loss or injury sustained by using these notes or maps. Please take care and share your experience through the website. Please check park closures, weather information and Fire Danger Rating just before leaving for your walk. Walk maybe closed during Total Fire Ban. GPS for start the start of this walk:-33.8476,151.231 & for the end:-33.8384,151.2328

Wildwalks Download the free Bushwalk Australia eMag The eMagazine is produces by the community at bushwalk.com and the Wildwalks team Bushwalk.com Australia's most active bushwalking forum - Check it out. Happy Reading. Matt :) Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf marks the first stop on the Mosman Ferry Service. The wharf is home to Sophie's Place cafe, serving coffee, food and drinks. A public phone, public toilets and a children's playground can all be found within 100m of this wharf. More info Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf to Sophies Lookout 0km 1 mins (From S) From the entrance to Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf, this walk crosses Milson Road to the base of the staircase on the other side of the road. Here the walk turns right to head up the steps past the lookout and monument to 'Sophie Vaillant' to an intersection with a few other footpaths. Sophies Lookout This unofficial lookout takes in sweeping views across Sydney Harbour, over top of Cremorne Point Wharf and 'Sophie's Place' cafe. The lookout is dedicated to Sophie Vaillant, long-term proprietor of the cafe below. Sophies Lookout to Robertsons Point Lookout 0.2km 3 mins Optional Side Trip: (From 0.04 km) Turn right: From the intersection, this walk heads along the footpath directly away from the house, heading towards the toilet block and playground. The path leads past this park area and heads into the bush, then passes a couple of information signs to find a concrete rock cairn, built for the 'Clan of Donnachaidh' in 1988 (each rock has its town of origin carved in it). The walk then continues along the path past a picnic table (with views and some shade) to find the lookout at Robertsons Point. (There is a track with steps and ladder that continues further down to the very tip of the point for the adventurous). (Retrace your steps back to the main track, then veer right to continue along this walk.) Robertsons Point Lookout Robertsons Point, also known as Cremorne Point, is home to Cremorne Reserve. At the very tip, visitors can wander down some old steps to the lighthouse, and the more adventurous can continue down a rather precarious ladder to the water's edge. The spectacular harbour views can be enjoyed from a number of bench seats. A memorial plaque reminds visitors to take extra care and respect the inherent dangers of the rocky coast. Sophies Lookout to Elephants Ear 0.4km 5 mins (From 0.04 km) Veer left: From the intersection, this walk heads along the footpath, keeping the houses to your left (that is, use the footpath on the far side of the houses from the wharf and road). The footpath leads behind the houses, enjoying the water views (on your right) and after about ≈250m, the path leads past a 'The Illustrated Sydney News' information sign. Here the walk continues for a short time further to a clear three-way intersection and a drinking fountain.

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this walk heads down the steps and follows the path to cross the timber bridge over the valley. number five. Open weekdays 7am-2pm and weekends 7am-4pm.67 km) Continue straight: From the intersection. keeping the water to your right. Page 2/3 PDF generated on 22 Nov 2013 .57 km) Continue straight: From Mosman Bay Marina. located on Avenue Rd.Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf Elephants Ear The Lex and Ruby Graham Garden at Cremorne Point is quite remarkable.1km 3 mins (From 0. whilst keeping the water views to your right. Open to the public. between Mosman Marina and Sea Scouts Hall. call (02) 9969 9369. led to a lifetime work for Lex Graham and his future wife. Across the road is Mosman Wharf Store. Soon the path bends left to pass a 'Cremorne Point' sign and find a clear three-way intersection and a bench seat. for more information call (02) 9968-3569. clearing weeds and rubbish. then heads down some steps and turns left.M. selling groceries and snacks. keeping the water to your right. the path heads up a set of steps. A chance planting of a tropical 'Elephant's Ear' bulb in 1959. The path leads up the hill and after ≈180m. The path almost immediately passes the northern end of the signposted 'Elephant's Ear' garden and continues past some other exotic gardens behind the houses. restaurant and bar. The path soon comes to another intersection where this walk tends right. There is a four-way intersection just above the 'Sydney Amateur Sailing Club' (on your right). this walk follows the footpath away from the power lines keeping the water to your right. improving the soil and building up the gardens with donated plants and cuttings.4km 5 mins (From 1. as well as breakfast on Sundays. the path leads to an information signabout the constructed environment and then to a clearing with a sandstone rotunda. which are open for lunch and dinner daily. enjoying the water views to your right. this walk follows the 'Old Cremorne Wharf' sign sign gently uphill along the path.S Sirius'. The walk then continues ≈90m to the bush shelter and the entrance to Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf. opposite the marina. More info Mosman Bay Marina to Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf 0. The wharf houses Wharfy's cafe. The walk bends right and follows the path for ≈250m. passing behind a row of houses. is nestled in the deep Mosmans Bay. The walk heads past the 'Rowers Restaurant' to a car park and the Mosman Bay Marina. Rowers Restaurant Located deep in Mosmans Bay.14 km) Turn right: From the intersection. newspapers. bait and travel tickets. After ≈200m. SASC intersection to Old Cremorne Ferry Wharf 0. They worked steadily for decades. which happened to thrive.3km 5 mins (From 0. following the path for about 120m (passing a few informal side tracks) to find some large sandstone boulders and the entrance to the 'Old Cremorne' Ferry Wharf. For more information.3km 5 mins (From 0. worthy of a little extra time on your walk. call 9953 7966. Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf and Shops Mosman Bay ferry wharf. Here the walk continues around the bay and after ≈110m. keeping the house to your left. the Rowers Restaurant is part of Mosman Rowers Club (distinct from Mosman Rowing Club at the Spit). Old Cremorne Ferry Wharf to Bottom of Hodgson Ave steps 0. Continue straight: From 5 Bromley Ave. The path continues to enjoy water views (to your right). this walk heads along the main foreshore track. Open weekdays 7am-7pm.4km 5 mins (From 1. The path soon bends right to round to the apex of Mosmans Bay opposite 'Reid Park' and a children's playground.82 km) Turn left: From the Old Cremorne Ferry Wharf entrance. Ruby. comes to a large rock commemorating 'H. this walk follows the waterside footpath. this walk follows the 'Bromley Ave' sign along the footpath (not actually a road) between the row of houses to find a four-way intersection at the last house. the club houses a bistro. for more information. Elephants Ear to SASC intersection 0. Sat 8am-6pm & Sun 8am-2pm. Bottom of Hodgson Ave steps to Mosman Bay Marina 0.41 km) Continue straight: From the intersection. The path then passes a 'Harnett Park' sign (and ignores the upper track on your left).

lands.au Page 3/3 PDF generated on 22 Nov 2013 .gov.nsw.Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf Map Scale 1 km Base map is used under licence and is (c) Department of lands Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795 www.