WHERE IS GNW, HOW TO GET THERE, WHERE TO STAY THE NIGHT AND HOW TO PREPARE

You can walk the GNW in day sections or longer so check out the track section and decide what’s best for you.

Interactive map

INTERACTIVE MAP OF THE GREAT NORTH WALK Plan your walk by using this map to see where to start and end your planned section.   

How to get there

CHECK HOW TO GET TO THE START OF YOUR WALK There is public transport available for the first half and last few section of the GNW. But for Galston Gorge and the walks from Somersby to Heaton Gap you will need a car. Bus Train Ferry Car Name of the walk Getting there...

Accommodation

WHERE TO STAY NIGHT WHILE ON GNW Accommodation providers come and go and you may need to tweak your plans as places close and new places open. The following are the providers used in preparing this website. Airbnb is also helpful. Accomodation Style Close to train...

Prepare

WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOU AND THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Visit the Bushwalk.com forum for more information about the track.

Safety checks

BEFORE THE WALK MAKE SURE YOU’VE CHECKED THESE Park Closures Before your hike, especially during the flood and fire season, make sure you check the National Parks’s website for park closure alerts.  Weather report Forecasts become less reliable the further they look...