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You're a brave adventurer

If multi-day and challenging day hikes in NSW national parks are your bushwalking style, you're probably a brave adventurer.

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You're a thrill-seeker, the trailblazer, the one with all the epic travel stories. You’re always on the lookout for your next big adventure, whether it’s reaching a new summit or challenging yourself to a multi-day hike. For you, going on a nature walk is about getting your blood pumping and living life on your terms. When you’re bushwalking, the rest of the world falls away and it’s just you and the natural environment.

Your daypack is filled with all the latest gadgets and you pride yourself on travelling light. Whether you’re on your own or hiking with a group of friends, you know you’ll have fun. The awe-inspiring views and wildlife experiences make you feel truly alive and give you the freedom to be yourself. When you get home, it doesn’t take long before you start craving your next adventure.

The best nature walks to get your blood pumping

Sydney and Surrounds

  1. Grand Canyon track - Blue Mountains National Park. 6.3km loop, 3-4hrs
  2. Six Foot walking track - Blue Mountains National Park. 44km one-way, 3 days
  3. The Coast Track - Royal National Park. 26km one-way, 1-2 days
  4. Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay walk - Sydney Harbour National Park. 4km one-way, 1.5- 2.5hrs
  5. Birrawanna walking track - Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. 4km return, 1.5-2.5hrs

North Coast NSW

  1. Cape Byron walking track - Cape Byron State Conservation Area. 3.7km loop, 1-3hrs
  2.  Iluka rainforest walking track - Iluka Nature Reserve. 2.5km one-way, 1-2hrs
  3. Gibraltar-Washpool World Heritage walk - Gibraltar Range National Park. 45km loop, 3-4 days
  4. Tomaree Head Summit walk - Tomaree National Park. 2.2km return, 1.5-2hrs
  5. Yuraygir coastal walk - Yuraygir National Park. 65km one-way, 4-5 days
  6. The Green Gully track - Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. 65km loop, 4-5 days
  7. Gloucester Tops circuit - Barrington Tops National Park. 8km loop, 3-5hrs
  8. Wonga walk - Dorrigo National Park. 6.6km loop, 2-3hrs

South Coast NSW

  1. Pigeon House Mountain Didthul walking track - Morton National Park. 5km return, 2.5-3.5hrs
  2. White Sands walk and Scribbly Gum track - Jervis Bay National Park. 2.5km loop, 30mins-1.5hrs
  3. The Falls walk - Budderoo National Park. 4.2km return, 1-2hrs
  4. Light to Light walk - Ben Boyd National Park. 30km one-way, 2-3 days
  5. Bingi Dreaming track - Eurobodalla National Park. 13.5km one-way, 4-6hrs

Country NSW

  1. Breadknife and Grand High Tops walking track - Warrumbungle National Park. 14.5km loop, 4-6hrs
  2. Grand Canyon track - Blue Mountains National Park. 6.3km loop, 3-4hrs
  3. Six Foot walking track - Blue Mountains National Park. 44km one-way, 3 days
  4. Pigeon House Mountain Didthul walking track - Morton National Park. 5km return, 2.5-3.5hrs
  5. The Green Gully track - Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. 65km loop, 4-5 days
  6. Gloucester Tops circuit - Barrington Tops National Park. 8km loop, 3-5hrs
  7. The Falls walk - Budderoo National Park. 4.2km return, 1-2hrs

Snowy Mountains

  1. Mount Kosciuszko summit walk - Kosciuszko National Park. 18.6km return, 6-8hrs
  2. Main Range walk - Kosciuszko National Park. 22km loop, 7-9hrs

Murray-Riverina and Outback NSW

  1. Red Top lookout and boardwalk - Mungo National Park. 0.1km loop, 10-15mins
  2. Livingstone multi-use track - Livingstone National Park. 4.3km loop, 1hr

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