Tour #4 Camps & Cape Special - 3d/3n Boyds Tower to Green Cape

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  • 31km through unspoiled coastal wilderness in the Ben Boyd National Park.
  • Wilderness with luxury - we carry the bulk of your gear, set up your tent and camp shower, and provide luxurious camp beds, sheets, sleeping bags, pillows and towels.
  • Hidden beaches, native forest, and wild views of the magnificent Pacific Ocean.
  • Watch migrating whales, killer whales and dolphins.
  • World-class fishing, diving, bird watching, and an abundance of Australian wildlife (including kangaroos and wallabies!)
  • Healthy and fresh local food prepared for you, including a classic Australian barbecue, local dairy and baked goods, local meats and great Australian wines and beers.
  • Local knowledge - we know the area, its history, and the myriad flora and fauna species you'll see along the way.
  • The best outdoor recreation gear, including OzTent tents, sleeping bags and beds, and Mont backpacks. We top that off with memory foam mattresses and crisp white percale sheets!
  • Capture and share photos and video of your Light to Light experience - we'll keep all your toys charged, and find mobile phone coverage for you if you need it.

Wilderness, comfortably.

The iconic 3-day Light to Light Walk follows some of southeast Australia’s most spectacular coastline.

Located in Ben Boyd National Park in Australia’s Coastal Wilderness region, the 31-kilometre track passes rock dating back over 400 million years, a marine environment with incomparable diversity, coastal heath and forests of Banksia and Ti-tree.

Ancient Aboriginal shell middens on the shores showcase a resource-rich ocean. The stories of an incredible and long-lasting relationship between whalers and Killer Whales adds to the mystery and wonder of this place.

This place is very special. Explore it at your own pace without the burden of tents, food and water, and be spoiled at the end of the day with delicious dinners, a hot shower and luxurious camp beds, sleeping bags, sheets and towels.

We’ve got you covered.

Walk the wilderness coast with the support of Light to Light Camps.

 

 

Boyds Tower - Boyds Tower Rd, Edrom, NSW, Australia

Day #1: 13.7km. Meet at 7:30am

Most people choose to drive to our place at Kiah - 11.67km south of Eden on the way to the National Park. We can pick you up from Eden if pre-arranged.  We’ll then drive you to the start of the walk at Boyd's Tower, in the southern section of Ben Boyd National Park.

At Boyd’s Tower, we'll fit your daypack for comfort and check your gear before you leave us to begin your trek.

You can take your time. Have a lunch break at Mowarry Beach - one of the most beautiful beaches you'll ever see, then continue on until you reach camp at Saltwater Creek. We’ll be there to greet you.

Then enjoy a hot shower, settle in for nibbles and a drink before dinner is served by the campfire. Finish with something sweet and tea or coffee, before you snuggle into luxurious sheets and sleeping bag for a well earned rest.

Day #2: 9.6km.

Enjoy a delicious and healthy breakfast in the campsite before heading off to Bittangabee. The walk on this day is a little shorter, but you'll be blown away again by the amazing scenery. You’re encouraged to stop along the way for refreshments and to take in the stunning and peaceful surrounds - we’ll tell you about all the best spots that only the locals know! We'll meet you for lunch at beautiful Bittangabee Bay where you can take your time exploring the beach and the ruins before we transfer you back to camp at Saltwater.

Day #3. 7.8km. Return 4 p.m.

After breakfast, we'll transfer you back to Bittangabee to start the last leg of your walk from Bittangabee to Green Cape Lighthouse.

This part of the walk reveals sections of nice and shady tea-tree forest, and open heath where you may spot a kangaroo or a very rare eastern ground parrot.

Perched high on the tip of Green Cape where the Pacific meets the Southern Ocean, the 360 degree views from Green Cape lighthouse often take in seals, whales and dolphins playing off the coast.

 

Explore the wild nature of the Cape, take a nice hot shower and kick back while dinner is served. 

Day #4: Checkout by 10am

Breakfast will be served and can be enjoyed on the verandah watching the ocean's moods or in the warm cottage - depending on the season! During whale season it is not unusual to be given a display whilst munching on your muesli and toast.

We'll try to be out well before 10am so the National Parks staff can get stuck into the clean in readiness for the next lucky guests. We'll transfer you back to your car or accommodation to rest up and enjoy the memories of your Light to Light Walk.

 

We'll see you at our place by 7:30am - unless we have pre-arranged to pick you up from your Eden accommodation at around 7am.

  • Walking shoes or boots – preferably worn in for comfort. Your old worn-in runners are likely to be more comfortable than a brand-new pair of walking shoes!
  • A camera, smart phone or some other device to take photos.
  • T-shirt and long-sleeved top. Go for quick-drying fabrics such as lightweight merino, which keep you cool and dry, but is also a very effective barrier against the cold.  Layers are the best.
  • Walking pants – preferably those with zip-off legs (and/or shorts). Jeans are not suitable.
  • Sunhat or cap, beanie and gloves for cool nights, walking socks, and comfy soft shoes for around the camp. These can be your ugg boots, slippers - whatever is comfortable. Remember you'll be in and out of a tent though!
  • A warm coat for cooler weather. Choose merino or polar fleece if possible.
  • Gore-Tex or similar raincoat.

Remember, you only carry a light daypack with snacks, water and bare necessities - we carry and set up all the camping gear!

Food and gear

  • Mont 26 litre backpacks.
  • Fresh, filtered rainwater in Nalgene BPA-free 1 litre bottles.
  • Hand held ResQ Link Personal Location Beacon.
  • Maps, notes and interpretive information about the Light to Light Walk and the region.
  • All National Parks camping, visiting and accommodation fees.
  • Snack and lunches - (all 3 days.)
  • Nibbles and a hearty dinner, cheese platter or sweets - (2 nights.)
  • Tea and coffee whenever you want it.
  • Breakfast - (2 mornings.)
  • 2 x glasses quality wine (red or white) or 2 x beers per person per night. Additional available for purchase.
  • Unlimited fresh fruit juice or sparkling water.

Accommodation 

  • Hot shower in a Joocla purpose-built ensuite tent.
  • Twin share in OzTent RV-5, on comfortable padded camp beds, topped with an OzTent mattress, fully lined OzTent sleeping bag and crisp white fine cotton percale sheets.
  • Sturdy OzTent camp chairs, and a side table for meals or drinks.
  • Thick, fluffy bath sheets, flannel face washer, and quality toiletries.
  • 1 x night fully catered accommodation at Green Cape Lighthouse Cottage (twin share) 

PLEASE NOTE: Tour bookings are reliant on our ability to secure our preferred campsites at both Saltwater Creek and Bittangabee Bay through National Parks & Wildlife Service. Their campsite booking system requires us to confirm and/or cancel booked sites 30 days prior to the booked date.  

As we wish to accept bookings up to 14 days before our tours commence, please note we must confirm availability of sites to ensure we can run the tour on your preferred dates. 

If you wish to book a tour less than 30 days from commencement date, please contact us via email: bookings@lighttolightcamps.com.au or phone +61 2 429 961 047. We will then confirm site availability and respond to you immediately.  THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING.

We like to tailor our tours to create an experience that matches your interests.

Whether it's whale-watching, star-gazing, bird-watching, fishing, Aboriginal history, or marine science, if you have a special interest you'd like to explore while in the region let us know. We can work with you on ways to make sure your Light to Light experience is designed specially with you in mind.

The tour is best suited for ages 10 and up. But if you have young children and would love to bring them along, talk to us. We're flexible and creative, and might be able to offer a solution that works for both you and your youngsters.

Ahead of your tour, we'll be watching the weather forecast closely. If a tour is cancelled by Light to Light Camps due to unfavourable conditions, a full refund will be provided (less any cancellation fees passed onto us by National Parks & Wildlife Service).

Cancellation fees are charged on the following basis per person:

  • 30 days or more prior to tour date - full refund of deposit paid
  • 14 – 29 days prior to tour date – 50% refund of deposit paid
  • up to 13 days prior to tour date – no refund of deposit paid

These cancellation fees are not negotiable.