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.
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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.
Take the Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay walk for beautiful views of Sydney Harbour. This easy walk takes you from Taronga Zoo to the beach and cafes at Chowder Bay.
Also known as Benowie walking track, this section of the iconic Great North walk between Sydney and Newcastle makes a great overnight hike or day walk. Camp out the night for an unforgettable bushland adventure.
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.
Passing through Lane Cove National Park, this multi-day hike offers stunning scenery across Sydney, the Hunter Valley and Newcastle. Tackle part of the track for an easy day walk.
The easy Hermitage Foreshore walk is one of Sydney's great coastal walks. Start at Nielsen Park and take in the views of Shark Island, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the grounds of Strickland House along the way.
Maitland Bay track is one of the central coast's most popular bushwalks. This short, steep walk takes you downhill to the beautiful Maitland Bay and its shipwreck.
The short, easy South Head Heritage trail takes in scenic beaches and Sydney Harbour views, historic gun emplacements, and great whale watching from the distinctive red and white striped Hornby Lighthouse.
These challenging trails are great for a day out mountain biking and horse riding, and take you along Bare Creek and the adjoining Cascades trail.
Strom loop is a gentle track suitable for walking or cycling in Bouddi National Park. Enjoy the fully-equipped picnic area or other trails for further exploration near Gosford.
Step back in time as you walk up the lush lawn to Strickland House in Vaucluse. This 19th-century estate is a heritage treasure and boasts one of the best harbour views anywhere in Sydney.
Horse riding trails
The Cascades Trail is ideal for walking, horseriding and mountain biking. A medium difficulty walk or ride along a fire trail, it traverses Middle Harbour creek.
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.
Dog-friendly Rouse Hill Regional Park is a great day out – enjoy a barbecue, walk or bike ride and let the kids explore the playground. It’s great for a birthday party.
Enjoy your picnic lunch at Bobbin Head, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, then be part of this free event. Coast Alive volunteers will be on hand to answer the kids' questions about sharks and whales!
Take on the Great North walk challenge in 2019! In stage 5, you'll walk 12km and explore the hidden valleys of Berowra Valley National Park.
Enjoy this guided 14km walk in Berowra Valley and Marramarra national parks. There are plenty of steep hills and climbs, but you'll be rewarded with picturesque surrounds and gorgeous views.
Challenge yourself in stage 7 of the Great North walk series. You’ll hike 13km across Sydney’s north and be greeted with panoramic views of the Hawkesbury region.
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.
Explore the sights of Sydney Harbour National Park by joining this 6-hour, 11km guided walk. It’s the last walk in a series of 5 walks.
Don't miss these walks. They're full of surprises in a mystery area of one of our beautiful Central Coast national parks.
Join guest Aboriginal tour leader, Laurie Bimson from Guringai Aboriginal Tours, on this fascinating 3hr, 1km walk at West Head. We'll visit 3 Aboriginal engraving sites, driving between some of them.
Test your endurance on this 23km guided walk in Dharug National Park, near Wisemans Ferry. With several historic sites along the way, this is a great challenge for experienced bushwalkers.
Recharge your batteries on this 6km, 4-hour walk through Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Starting near Terrey Hills, we'll spot plenty of wildflowers along the way.