Heathland Walk (Croajingolong National Park)


Heathland Walk (Croajingolong National Park)

Take a walk along the meandering Heathland Walk and introduce yourself to the unique and fragile coastal environment of Croajingolong National Park. In spring and summer, see the coastal headland heath bloom and wildflowers colour the landscape. Look out for Ground Parrots scurrying across the trail. 

How to get there

Heathland Walk (Croajingolong National Park)

Need to know

Heathland Walk (Croajingolong National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No horses


  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Ticks
  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Jetty closures

The following jetties are currently closed due to fire damage or deterioration:
Kingfish Point Jetty
Cape Horn Jetty
Gravelly Point Jetty
Genoa River Jetty
Captain Creek Jetty
Sou' West Arm Jetty

Wingan Inlet Beach Access Closed

The beach access track (Fly Cove Walk) at Wingan Inlet is closed due to bushfire damage.  Please be advised that the only access to the beach is via the inlet using watercraft.

Areas of Croajingolong Park closed due to 2019/2020 fires

Croajingolong National Park

Due to widespread bushfire damage, the following areas of Croajingolong National Park remain closed:
  • Old Coast Road walk - Pebbly Beach to Shipwreck Creek
  • Sandy Point toilet
  • South West Arm Jetty - Mallacoota Inlet (toilets/steps)
  • Narrows Walking Track (section beyond 300 metres from Bucklands jetty)
  • Captain Creek day visitor area and jetty
  • Captain Creek Fire Trail
  • Genoa River day visitor area and jetty - Mallacoota Inlet
  • Gravelly Point day visitor area and jetty - Mallacoota Inlet
  • Wilderness Coast Walk (between Cape Howe and Bemm River)
  • Double Creek walk and day visitor area
  • Genoa Peak walk and day visitor area
  • Genoa falls day visitor area
  • Fly Cove walk - Wingan Inlet
  • Mueller Inlet campground
  • Thurra River campground
  • Point Hicks Road (section south-east of Fishermans Track)
  • Cicada Trail
  • Swan Lake Track
  • Clinton Rocks Track
  • Wingan Inlet Rapids Walk
  • Elusive Lake Walk
  • Mt Everard Walk
  • South West Arm day visitor area (no toilet facilities, no jetty access)

Cape Horn Jetty Closed

Cape Horn Jetty is closed until further notice due to structural damage. This closure is inclusive of the surrounding retaining wall. 
The site can still be accessed by four-wheel drive vehicles from Cape Horn Track.

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