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Fiddens Wharf walking track

“We had a great game of soccer with the kids at the oval. It was a great family day out.”

Within a stone’s throw of Sydney CBD, enjoy a quick and easy weekend getaway with the family while enjoying the great outdoors at Lane Cove National Park. Short and steep, Fiddens Wharf walking track, near West Killara, leads to a large sports oval fringed by beautiful bushland. It’s an ideal destination for active families and groups looking for a large open playing field for ball games and fitness.

This clearly signposted track leads to Fiddens Wharf Oval, where there’s plenty of space for the kids to kick a ball around or enjoy a family game of cricket. If you’ve worked up an appetite, don’t forget a picnic basket and enjoy a leisurely lunch in a shady spot.

If you’ve still got energy to burn, follow the track to Fiddens Wharf on the tranquil Lane Cove River. Keen bushwalkers can also join the iconic from here.


Getting there

Getting there:

Fiddens Wharf walking track is in the West Killara precinct of Lane Cove National Park. To get there, park at the southern end of Fiddens Wharf Road, a short walk from Fiddens Wharf walking track.

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Vehicle access:

Sealed road - 2WD vehicles - All weather


Bus and car parking is available on Fiddens Wharf Road, a short walk from Fiddens Wharf walking track.

Important info


1.75km (one-way)

Time suggested:

1.25 hours each way



You should know:

  • It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat and plenty of water
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching

Wheelchair access:


  • Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty

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Fiddens Wharf walking track, Lane Cove National Park. Photo: John Spencer