Ku-ring-gai Creek to Tree Fern Gully Creek Track

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Start/finish: Begin either at Kitchener Street, St Ives, or Lamberts Clearing at the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, St Ives

Distance: 7km return

Duration: 2.5hrs with rest periods

Difficulty: Hard – long, steep, rough sections, and many steps. Visitors with heart or breathing difficulties should not attempt this track.

Map: Ku-ring-gai Creek to Tree Fern Gully Creek Track (pdf. 491KB)

Description: This is a challenging walk but well worth the effort to experience spectacular views from Phantom Falls with a drop of around 250 metres. Rainforest thrives in shady Coachwood gullies and several short turn-offs lead to picturesque rest spots.

Note: Gates to the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden close at 4pm. Pedestrian exit only after hours.

More info: Phone 9424 0933 or email sustainability@kmc.nsw.gov.au