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Women's Kioloa Day Hike Sunday 8th November

Travel & Outdoor


If you're ready for a coastal track that covers hidden coves and beaches then this Women Want Adventure trip for you.

Our hike will take us from Kiolola (Merry Beach) to Snake Bay. A 12km return stretch that is eye-squintingly beautiful. After the devestating bushfires eariler this year, we believe it's important to visit these areas and show our support to the local community.


  • Beautiful bush and beach hiking
  • Opportunities for swimming at beautiful beaches
  • Carrying a light day pack


  • Meeting time: 9.30am
  • Meeting location: Merry Beach (Kioloa) Drive to the camping area and the parking location is just before you enter the campground
  • Finish time: Between 1.30-2pm
  • Grade: Easy to moderate
  • Numbers: Maximum 12 women
  • Leader: Tracy Gibson

  • Hike Plan: Kioloa - Snapper Headland - Pretty Beach - Snake Bay and return
  • Distance: 12km across beaches, rockers and trails
  • Meals: Morning tea (coffee + tea), BYO lunch


We begin the trip meeting at Merry Beach in Kioloa. The trail quickly turns from a beach stroll into a trail headland hike up and around Snapper Headland before reaching Pretty Beach, a perfect place for photos as the views are stunning.

Say good-bye to your mobile phone reception; you won t be able to text anyone from here onwards. From Pretty Beach it gets "prettier!".

With so much trail goodness, from and paths to rocky plateaus and the stunning beachside, the hike has enough awww moments to satisfy you inner wild woman .

On the trail you ll have views all the way down to North Durras and Grasshopper Island. To the west you ll see Durras Mountain, which we pass below before reaching camp.

The coastal environment is perfect for spotting wildlife from whales, dolphins, sea eagles and goannas. Along the way we stop for our famous healthy morning tea and another break for lunch before reaching camp. A 3.3 hour hike with plenty of rest, swims and photo opportunities.

We go at a slow pace and will be stopping for our famous monring teas near Snake Bay.


  • Walking shoes/boots
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Wet weather jacket (just incase!)
  • Day pack
  • 2L to 3L Water
  • Personal mediation
  • Lunch
  • Walking poles (optional
  • Swimmers and towel


  • Qualifed local guide
  • First Aid
  • Permits and licensing
  • Morning tea + coffee
  • First aid

Looking for somewhere to stay before or after this trip? Kioloa Beach Holiday Park has a range of cabins, camping sites and accommodation on offer. It's a great idea to stay after the hike or get a group of girlfriends to join!

If you would like to learn more about the Murramarang National Park and view the area, click HERE for the National Park webpage.

We hope you can make it! Please contact our team at womenwantadventure@outlook.com if you have any questions.

Team Women Want Adventure




Who attends trips? Our trips are for women who want to meet new people and feel inspired by the outdoors. Women Want Adventure unites a variety of women of different ages, backgrounds, fitness levels and life circumstances. We tailor trips for different interests and experience levels. The minimum age to join our trips 18 years.

I m not very fit and afraid I ll hold the group back. Should I still attend? Yes! Women Want Adventure cater for all fitness and experience levels. We respect your concerns and help you overcome them and realise you can complete an outdoor adventure you didn t think possible. At Women Want Adventure our mission is to empower women in the outdoors. We help you develop skills and confidence to push through barriers of "I can't" or "I'm not good enough" and help you realise you can build your fitness and experience levels along the way. Please refer to our adventure grading guide to get an indication of what trip best suits your current fitness levels.

Are there many women who attend individually? We have many women who book individually and others who like to book with a friend. Attending individually is a great way to make new friends and become part of our supportive outdoor community.

What if it s raining? Women Want Adventure trips go ahead in all types of weather, except extreme weather and electrical storms. Our Adventure Leaders review the weather conditions prior to commencing a trip and will notify the group if the trip needs to be cancelled or rescheduled. Please always prepare for wet weather by packing a wet weather jacket and lining your pack with a waterproof lining.

What if I get sick? If you are ill on the trip please notify your Leader immediately. Your Leader will assess you and make arrangements to cater for your needs. If you are sick before an event and need to cancel, we require a doctor s certificate for any refund. Please see our cancelation policy.

Cancellation Policy:

We hope you do not need to cancel your trip, however if cancellation takes place the following will apply:

  • More than 30 days before the trip there is no charge
  • 29-15 days before the scheduled trip there is a 20% administration fee
  • 14 days or less before the scheduled trip the full fee will be charged (100% of the participant cost).

Please be aware that if a participant cancels their trip once it commences or they do not show they also forfeit their full trip cost. Late arrival of a participant or participants on the day may also forfeit the full trip cost. Women Want Adventure may reduce, transfer or waive the loss of fee for any reason at their sole discretion.

In the event of adverse weather conditions, Women Want Adventure reserves the right to change, alter or cancel this trip in the interests of client safety. Women Want Adventure will notify all participants as soon as possible on the day.

Illness or Injury:

If you are prevented from attending a trip as a result of illness, the death of an immediate family member, jury service, or other reason beyond your control which we consider significant, we will agree to your booking being transferred to another person who satisfies all the conditions applicable to the trip, subject to You and the other person accepting liability for full payment of the trip cost and any additional costs arising from the transfer provided that we must be given at least 21 days written notice of the proposed change, otherwise cancelation from illness/injury apply.

If illness or injury prevents you from attending a trip and you wish to cancel your booking, Women Want Adventure requires a medical certificate and written notice to complete the cancelation.

* All prices are per person and listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). All prices shown are GST inclusive where applicable.

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