The Light To Light Walk
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Light to Light Walk (camping)

Need to know

  • Best time to travel: March-May and Sept-Nov
  • Group size: 7-18 travellers
  • Challenge grade: 3/5
  • Minimum age: 18 (young ages considered)
  • Accommodation: Twin-share at Green Cape Lighthouse

Tour from AUD: Price available upon request

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    Trip at a glance

    Embark on an extraordinary Coastal Wilderness Trek, a three-day journey through Australia's captivating landscapes. Begin with a pickup in the Merimbula area, venturing through Eden into Beowa National Park. Explore Boyd's Tower, a historic sandstone structure overlooking the coast, and marvel at its connection to Benjamin Boyd's whaling fleet.

     

    The trek unfolds along one of Australia's iconic trails, leading to the stunning Saltwater Creek. Transport awaits, whisking you to Saltwater campground, where you can relax by the campsite, take a dip and enjoy a scrumptious dinner featuring local produce.

     

    Day two unfolds with a hearty breakfast before returning to Saltwater Creek. Traverse picturesque landscapes, encounter wildlife, and take respite at Hegarty's Bay en route to Bittangabee Bay. The bus awaits your return to camp for a meal complemented by local wines.

     

    Day three offers whale watching at Green Cape Point (spring only) before heading north to Bittangabee Bay. Explore the poignant Lye-e-Moon Cemetery, a reminder of shipwrecks, and conclude the trek with lunch overlooking sapphire waters. Depart from Bittangabee Bay, pausing at the Disaster Bay Lookout for a panoramic view. Reflect on three incredible days as the journey takes you back through Eden to Merimbula, leaving you with lasting memories of Australia's coastal wilderness.

    Give back

    We know travel is better when you can give back as much as you get. That’s why we have designed our trips around contributing, supporting and participating in local projects and community initiatives that have a positive social and environmental impact.

     

    Each of our tours provide a unique way to get up close and personal with the destination and incorporate a fundraising target or donation into the travel costs, which enables travellers to connect, give back, and travel with purpose. 

     

    If you are a charity, corporate or a private group interested in the Light to Light walk, please email us at info@soulfulconcepts.com

    Itinerary

    Day 1: Boyd’s Tower to Saltwater Creek

    Pick up from your accommodation or airport in the Merimbula area between 8am - 0830am - travel via Eden and onto Beowa National Park. The walk begins at Boyds Tower where we marvel the sandstone structure that was never officially used as a light house, instead Benjamin Boyd relied on it as a spotting tower for his whaling fleet.

    Here at Boyds Tower we begin our amazing three-day trek along this breath-taking Coastal Wilderness. The rest of the day is spent exploring one of Australia’s most iconic walking trails - the famous Light to Light. Arriving at Saltwater Creek with camp all set up, with time to relax and explore before a scrumptious dinner based on local seasonal produce.

    Accommodation: Saltwater campground

    Meals: L,D

    Trekking distance: 13km



    Day 2: Bittangabee Bay to Saltwater Creek
    We begin our day with a hearty breakfast before continuing our trek along this amazing coastline with picturesque scenery and an abundance of wildlife. We break at Hegarty's Bay before continuing south, eventually making our way Bittangabee Bay.

    Explore picturesque Bittangabee Bay, including the historic ruins, before returning in our bus to our Saltwater Creek Camp. Relax around the campfire and enjoying another wholesome meal prepared with local seasonal produce.

     

    Accommodation: Saltwater campground

    Meals: B,L,D

    Trekking distance: 9km



    Day 3: Bittangabee Bay to Green Cape Lighthouse — Farewell
    An easy day with leisurely start, we make our way back to Bittangabee Bay and begin our walk further south towards Green Cape Light House. We discover the Lye-e-Moon Cemetery and the reminder of the tragic ship wrecks of the steamer days of early maritime, enjoying morning tea on route.The arrival to Green Cape Light House marks the official end of what is truly one of Australia’s most scenic iconic walking trails!

     

    After inspecting the Light Housekeepers cottage's and surrounds, we then take in the beautiful Green Cape Light house - New South Wales 2nd tallest - built in 1883. We depart Green Cape stopping off at the Disaster Bay Lookout for a panoramic view down the coast.

     

    Next, it's back to Eden and onto Merimbula, setting down at pre-arranged points, ending what has been three amazing days exploring Australia’s coastal wilderness and walking one of Australia's top 10 walks. We will aim to have you back in the Merimbula area by 4pm. If you need to be back earlier for a flight please call us to discuss.

    Note: This walk does involve walking over short sections of rocky and uneven surfaces. A moderate level of walking fitness is required.

     

    Meals: B,L

    Trekking distance: 8km



    • What's included:
    • Spacious Twin Share tent with comfortable camp stretchers and mattresses. We can provide single share accommodation for a small premium.
    • Return airport transfers
    • Professional wilderness guide
    • All meals as indicated in the itinerary, and happy hour which includes local oysters and local wine tastings
    • Transportation for trekking days
    • All camping and National Park fees
    • Quality sleeping bag, sleeping bag liner and pillow
    • Comfortable chairs for dining and sitting around the camp fire
    • Use of head torch
    • What's not included:
    • Flights to and from Merimbula
    • Single supplement
    • Visa (if applicable)
    • Travel Insurance or ambulance cover
    • Items of personal nature
    • Vaccinations
    • Other services not listed in the inclusions column

    * Travellers are responsible for valid visas throughout the duration of the trip

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    Need to know

    • Best time to travel: March-May and Sept-Nov
    • Group size: 7-18 travellers
    • Challenge grade: 3/5
    • Minimum age: 18 (young ages considered)
    • Accommodation: Twin-share at Green Cape Lighthouse

    Tour from AUD: Price available upon request

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