Search for missing bushwalker resumes

UPDATE @ 12:30pm, October 17 2016: A bushwalker has been found safe and well, after he didn’t return to his campsite north of Batemans Bay on the NSW south coast yesterday.

Police say he was found about 9am by volunteer firefighters at Mount Durras.

EARLIER @ 07:51am, October 17 2016: The search today continues for a missing bushwalker on the NSW south coast.


The 50-year-old man failed to return to his campsite at Pretty Beach, north of Bateman’s Bay, after setting off for a 10km solo walk nearby Durras Mountain track on Sunday.

He was reported missing around 6:40pm on Sunday, with search crews scaling the area for several hours.

Up to 50 people have set out again this morning, with concerns for his welfare as he has limited provisions.