d’Albora Marinas at Akuna Bay in the Cowan/Hawkesbury River system, offers wet berths, boat hire, hardstand, public boat ramp, function centre, fishing and picturesque barbecue spots.
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Empire Marina Bobbin Head, just north of Sydney, offers marina berths and moorings, small boat hire, fishing and on-site dining options catering to every visitor in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
Try the awesome Bouddi Ridge Explorer mountain biking trail in Bouddi National Park near Gosford. Looping several smaller track the 10km trail offers great variety and scenery.
Mountain biking enthusiasts will enjoy the challenging Tommos loop and Rocky Ponds cycling loop, a 20km bushland ride taking in scenic Central Coast views.
Centre trail is an easy mountain bike ride that takes in scenic views, wildflowers and Aboriginal rock engravings in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, near Terrey Hills.
This exciting cycling route follows the ridge between Patonga and Pearl Beach in Brisbane Water National Park, taking in scenic views and local wildlife.
Rocky Point trail provides an easy route for cycling beginners. Everyone will love the scenic views from Allen Strom lookout in Bouddi National Park, near Gosford.
Enjoy a mountain biking day trip, taking in Bobbin Head in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park from Mount Colah Station to Pymble Station, with picnicking and swimming options.
Horse riding trails
This popular 7km horse riding, mountain bike and walking trail in Ku-ring-gai National Park in Sydney’s Terrey Hills area takes you past several beautiful lookouts and picnic spots.
Take the fascinating Aboriginal Heritage walk highlighting rock art and engravings of the Guringai people of West Head in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
Located near Gosford, Bouddi coastal walk is known for its beaches, boardwalk and birdlife. Go whale watching, picnic or swim at Maitland Bay, or simply absorb the ocean views.
You’ll find the Wondabyne to Patonga and Patonga to Pearl Beach parts of the iconic Great North walk in Brisbane Water National Park. Take a short walk or overnight hike.
A challenging and hard walk, Jerusalem Bay track, from Cowan Station to Hawkesbury River, near Brooklyn, offers scenic views in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
Sphinx Memorial to Bobbin Head loop track takes in historic Sphinx memorial, and is a moderately challenging walk near North Turramurra.
America Bay walking track offers a moderately difficult walk and a great day trip from Sydney with waterfalls, picnicking and Aboriginal engravings in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
Long and easy Bairne walking track takes you to 2 scenic lookouts, with stunning views over Pittwater and The Basin, in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
Historic Birrawanna walking track offers a great family day trip with wildlife-spotting, birdwatching and picnicking options and scenic views in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
This easy walk winds through bushland to the Box Head lookout, offering scenic views across the Hawkesbury River and cross Broken Bay and Lion Island to Sydney.
Located near Wagstaffe and Killcare on the Central Coast, the Flannel Flower bushwalking track runs between Tallow Beach and Lobster Beach and offers great beach views from the lookout.
Basin Aboriginal art site in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park offers picnicking and walking. The fascinating rock engravings at the site are part of the significant Aboriginal cultural heritage in this area.
SOLD OUT. Calling all amateur astronomers to Barrenjoey Headland in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Discover astrophotography, learn about the solar system and tour Barrenjoey Lighthouse at this fun event.
- Fees apply. Free park entry.
Saturday 19 October 2019
Station Beach activities run from 5pm to 9.30pm
Optional guided tours of Barrenjoey Lighthouse run from 5.30pm to 7pm, 6.30pm to 8pm, 7.30pm to 9pm and 8.30pm to 10pm. Select a time slot for your guided tour when you book. Lighthouse tour takes around 30 minutes each way.
- Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Barrenjoey Lighthouse stands at Barrenjoey Head at Palm Beach on Sydney's northern beaches. Built in 1881, this heritage lighthouse is an iconic Sydney attraction.
There are scenic views aplenty at the Central Coast’s Allen Strom lookout. Gaze across Hardys Bay to Wagstaffe and Ettalong and as far as Brisbane Water National Park.
Warrah lookout, offering scenic views of Broken Bay and the Hawkesbury River, is just a short walk from the carpark. It’s a great place to see Waratahs in season.
Visit Bobbin Head picnic area in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and enjoy a barbecue or a spot of fishing. Go canoeing or hire a paddle boat for a great daytrip from Sydney.
Boating enthusiasts love Akuna Bay. Use the public barbecue and enjoy a picnic at Akuna Bay Marina. It's the ideal spot to recharge after you've been out sailing.
For a great family day out, try The Basin picnic area, offering swimming, walking and barbecue facilities on Pittwater, in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
Lobster Beach is a sheltered beach fringed with natural bushland, offering opportunities for picnicking, swimming, snorkelling, birdwatching, fishing and boating.
Bring a picnic and enjoy this great free activity in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Find out about the lives of some of your favourite Aussie animals.
Join us for a quiet, relaxing wander in a bushland forest on beautiful West Head. Treat yourself to some 'forest medicine'. Simply being in nature can have great benefits for your health and peace of mind.
With plenty of long climbs, the last section of the 2019 Great North walk is sure to get your heart racing. We'll cover 21km walking near Wisemans Ferry, in Brisbane Water National Park.
Enjoy the spectacular views and scenic landscape on this challenging Great North walk. In stage 9, you’ll walk 16km through temperate rainforest within Brisbane Water National Park, near Gosford.
If you’re up for a challenge join this 2km, 2hr guided walk in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Find out about the historical significance of the gun emplacements at West Head.
Come on a 3km guided walk to Little Beach in Bouddi National Park, on the NSW Central Coast. We'll pass through beautiful forest on the way to the beach.
Join us for a family friendly guided walk from Lindfield Station to Garigal National Park along Two Creeks track. You'll walk 10km over 4hrs. It's ideal for adults and children, aged 12 years and over.
With the end in sight, we'll make the final 12km trek from Mona Vale to Barrenjoey Lighthouse in Ku-ring-gai Chase. This series of 3 walks starts in Manly and finishes at Palm Beach.