Hays Bay to Church Bay

This short walk provides a link between the Charteris Bay Yacht Club and Black Point, without having to use the main road.

Hays Bay to Church Bay

Start Charteris Bay Yacht Club, Hays Bay
Finish Church Bay
Time 30 minutes one way

Under effective control on track, leashed on footpaths

On Hays Bay beach, dogs are prohibited during summer (from 1 November to 31 March between 9am and 7pm), except for the purposes of passing through where dogs must be on a short leash. Outside these times dogs are permitted under effective control


Access the track from about halfway down the driveway into the Charteris Bay Yacht Club. The track meanders above the foreshore and boat sheds before reaching the beach at Hays Bay. Cross the beach to the steps on the far side and climb up to Black Point Road.

To continue to Church Bay and the Coastal Cliffs Walkway, turn right and follow the road out to Marine Drive. Turn left at the intersection and walk carefully alongside the road for approximately 100 metres. Look for the H2H sign down a gravel driveway on the sea side of the road. Zigzag down between the houses into Church Bay and the start of the Coastal Cliffs Walkway.