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Picnic Run to Patonga starting at Thompson's Corner

bulletBring picnic rug and picnic lunch, although food and drink (very good fish & chips) are available at Patonga, our lunch stop.
bulletWatch speed limits on the Old Pacific Highway – Police constantly patrol the road and use stationary speed cameras at weekends - and fixed speed camera on Woy Woy Road.
bulletFor those that want to play cricket, feel free to bring your bat and ball.  There is a pitch near the rotunda at Patonga.

Route Card

Thompson’s Corner to Patonga (85km), 10am for a 10.30am start

Actual start 10.30am – arrive at Patonga 12 approx.

bulletLeft out of car park and on to Castle Hill Road
bulletRight at first lights into New Line Road,
bulletRight at second roundabout onto Boundary Road,
bulletLeft at second set of traffic lights onto Pennant Hills Road – proceed to Pearce’s Corner,
bulletLeft onto Pacific Highway at Pearce’s Corner and follow the Pacific Highway through Waitara, Hornsby, Asquith, Mt Colah, Mt Kuring-gai.  There are several Shell & Mobil Fuel stops along the way.
bulletTurn left off the old tollway onto the Pacific Highway to Cowan.


Group-up Point 1                   Stop on the right hand side adjacent to the Old Toll Gates.


bulletProceed to Cowan, Mooney Mooney & Mount White


Group-up Point 2                 Stop at the old fuel stop at Tee Intersection.


bulletTurn right towards Peats Ridge, then turn right again to Gosford (this road is newly sealed using large gravel – beware of gravel drifts!)
bulletProceed towards Gosford, past old Sydney Town.  At the roundabout turn right towards Gosford – proceed under freeway
bulletAt traffic lights turn left to Gosford
bulletRight turn at second set of traffic lights to Woy Woy on Woy Woy Road
bullet66 Km Fixed Speed Camera – (80kph) Woy Woy Road
bulletAt first roundabout turn right towards Patonga and Pearl beach (BP & Shell)
bullet74 Km Fixed Speed Camera – (60kph) Ocean Beach Road
bulletAt roundabout on Ocean Beach Road & Sydney Avenue turn right
bulletBeware the last few kms into Patonga, it can be bumpy and there are concealed driveways
bulletPark at shops across the road from the beach – there should be ample parking

Trip Home - Options

bulletRetrace the above or...
bulletVia the F3 back to Sydney or...
bulletVia Freemans Drive & Newline Road (More than 100kms!)


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