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You're a wise explorer

If exploring heritage and culture, spotting wildlife or discovering new places in NSW national parks are your bushwalking style, you're probably a wise explorer.

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You're the curious and enthusiastic person who wants to leave the world a little better than when you found it. For you, going on a nature walk is about exploring new places and learning new things. You’re passionate about protecting the environment and always stand up for what you believe in, even when other people don’t agree with you.

When you visit a NSW national park, you’re the one most likely to have a guidebook in your daypack. You’ve probably read up on the history and culture of the local area, as well as the wildlife you may spot along the way. You enjoy staying active in the fresh air and challenge yourself to try a new nature walk every time you visit a NSW national park.

The best nature walks to explore and learn

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
  6. Hermitage Foreshore track - Sydney Harbour National Park. 1.8km one way, 30mins-1hr

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. Sea Acres rainforest boardwalk - Sea Acres National Park. 1.3km loop, 27mins - 1.25hrs
  9. 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. Light to Light walk - Ben Boyd National Park. 30km one-way, 2-3 days
  3. White Sands walk and Scribbly Gum track - Jervis Bay National Park. 2.5km loop, 30mins-1.5hrs
  4. 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, 5-6hrs
  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. Gibraltar-Washpool World Heritage walk - Gibraltar Range National Park. 45km loop, 3-4 days

Snowy Mountains

  1. Mount Kosciuszko summit walk - Kosciuszko National Park. 18.6km return, 6-8hrs

Murray-Riverina and Outback NSW

  1. Yerong walking track - The Rock Nature Reserve - Kengal Aboriginal Place. 6km return, 2.5-3.5hrs
  2. Red Top lookout and boardwalk - Mungo National Park. 0.1km loop, 10-15mins
  3. Livingstone multi-use track - Livingstone National Park. 4.3km loop, 1hr

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