Trek Yuin Country - Soulful Concepts
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Trek Yuin Country: Two Peak Challenge

Need to know

  • Best time to travel: March-May and Sept-Nov
  • Group size: 10–18 pax
  • Challenge grade: 4/5
  • Accommodation: Twin-share in Motel Molly or Mollymook Shores
  • Minimum age: 12

Tour from AUD: Price available upon request

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    Trip at a glance

    Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of Yuin Country on an unforgettable expedition!

     

    On this incredible curated three-day journey, you’ll experience the breathtaking highlights of NSW’s South Coast. From ticking off two of the most scenic and challenging hikes through Morton National Park.

     

    Delve into ancient rainforest and woodland on your quest to ascend Kalianna Ridge, past caves and waterfalls and onwards to summit The Castle, with its views of the Budawang Range and the Tasman Sea. Don’t forget the binoculars! You might even be lucky enough to spot goannas, lyrebirds, swamp wallabies or long-nosed potoroos along the way. 

     

    Setting off early, climb through the magnificent wilderness of Balgaan (Pigeon House Mountain) along a walking track surrounded by ancient sandstone formations, heathland and forest. Witness sunrise while trekking and taking in spectacular panoramic views over the rugged cliffs and gorges, with the coastline stretching around you from Point Perpendicular in the north to Gulaga in the south. 

    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 Trek Yuin Country, please get in touch with amanda@soulfulconcepts.com.

    Itinerary

    Day 1: Welcome to Mollymook
    Welcome to the beautiful beach town of Mollymook! Upon arrival please check in to your accommodation. The afternoon is free to explore the beautiful local beaches or simply relax.

    Your local guide will meet you at the hotel reception at 6pm for a welcome briefing followed by a short walk to dinner where you'll get to know your fellow travellers and discuss the adventure ahead.

    Accommodation: Motel Molly or Mollymook Shores

    Meals: D

    Day 2: The Castle
    This morning we have an early start setting off at 5am, you will be given a packed breakfast to eat enroute to The Castle.

    Standing defiant like an island in the sky The Castle will enchant even the most jaded bush
    walker. Your trek will pass through vast rainforest and woodland as you ascend Kalianna Ridge. We will traverse around the base of The Castle under sheer rock faces, passing caves and waterfalls en-route to the narrow gateway of Meakins Pass.

    The scramble along the exposed ridge to the summit now begins, climbing high above the
    ancient forests below before arriving on the large plateau of The Castle summit. We will eat lunch at the summit, gazing out at the spectacular panoramic views of The Budawang Range and Tasman Sea.

    After lunch, we’ll make our way back down, arriving back at Mollymook at around 5pm.

    Accommodation: Motel Molly or Mollymook Shores

    Meals: B,L,D

    Trekking distance: 12km (hard)

    Day 3: Balgaan (Pigeon House Mountain)
    Today we rise early for sunrises on the top of Balgaan! The walk is pretty steep in parts, but the incredible views make it worthwhile.

    This is one of the best walks in Morton National Park and on the South Coast. You’ll hike through forest, heathland and age-old sandstone before reaching a series of ladders that lead you to the summit and the amazing views of the surrounding National Park and pristine coastline.

    Take in the captivating sight of cliffs and gorges within the Budawang Wilderness, all carved by the Clyde River. On a clear day, you may be able to see as far as Jervis Bay and Bermagui, and might even spot a lyrebird or goanna along the way!

    We will enjoy a well-deserved morning tea at the top of the mountain before making
    our way back down to transfer back to our accommodation where we bid farewell.

    Accommodation: Motel Molly or Mollymook Shores

    Meals: B

    Trekking distance: 6km (steep, moderate to hard)

    • What's included:
    • A first aid-trained local wilderness guide
    • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
    • Accommodation on a twin-share basis
    • National park entry fees
    • Transfers in private vehicle
    • What's not included:
    • Single supplement
    • Optional tours and excursions
    • Tips and gratuities (optional)
    • Personal travel insurance and ambulance cover
    • Items of a personal nature
    • 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: 10–18 pax
    • Challenge grade: 4/5
    • Accommodation: Twin-share in Motel Molly or Mollymook Shores
    • Minimum age: 12

    Tour from AUD: Price available upon request

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