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Hawkesbury to harbour walk: Stage 1

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

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Join us on the first stage of the 5 Hawkesbury to harbour guided walks. Starting from Berowra railway station we'll journey 14km through Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park before ending at Mount Colah station.

Walking tour

Saturday 2 March 2024, 8am to 3.30pm

No wheelchair access
Hard. Suitable for adults and children 15 years and over. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections, a rough surface and many steps.

Adult $20 per person. Concession/child (15 years and over) $15 per person. Family $60 (2 adults and 2 children, 15 years and over).

Meeting point
Meet at the Hornsby station entry gates.
What to
Sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, clothes for all weather conditions
Bookings required. Phone 1300 072 757 for more information or book online.
Please note
  • Bring your lunch, snacks, 2 litres of drinking water and walking poles if needed.
  • You'll also need your Opal card for train travel between railway stations.
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This series of 5 walks starts at Berowra and finishes at Manly.

On this first walk through Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, we'll enjoy great water and ridgetop views. After a short train journey to Berowra railway station:

You'll enjoy local history facts, native plants, wildlife-spotting, birdwatching and beautiful water views on this full-day walk.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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  • NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service

Park info

  • in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • The entrance to Bobbin Head and Appletree Bay is closed from 8pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 5.30pm to 6am the rest of the year.
    • Gates to West Head are closed from 8.30pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 6pm to 6am the rest of the year.
  • Park entry fees:

    $12 per vehicle per day. You can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

    Vehicles over 8 seats: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Students on educational programs: $1.10 per student. Teachers/educational supervisors: free (1 adult per 10 students).

    Other fees:

    A $3 per adult, $2 per child landing fee may apply for day visitors to The Basin campground. Please pay at the campground wharf. Landing fees are included in your camping fees.

    Group bookings:

    Under the Plan of Management for this park, prior written approval is required for organised groups of 40 or more people planning to visit this park. Contact the park office before your visit.

    Buy annual pass
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