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.
Cape Banks walking track is a beautiful coastal walk in La Perouse with views across Sydney’s Botany Bay. Start at Congwong Beach and take a swim along the way before passing Henry Head. Continue to Cape Banks, a fantastic spot for whale watching.
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.
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.
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
Activities at Station Beach run from 5pm to 9.30pm
Guided tours of Barrenjoey Lighthouse run from 5.30pm to 7pm, 6.30pm to 8pm, 7.30pm to 9pm and 8.30pm to 10pm. You'll need to select a time slot for your guided tour when you book.
- Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park in Sydney and surrounds
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.
The picnic area at Leacock Regional Park, just off the Hume Highway near Casula, is a great rest stop on a long drive or for a picnic with your dog in toe.
Visit beautiful Congwong Beach, in La Perouse, perfect for swimming, picnics, snorkelling and fishing. Only 15km from central Sydney, this family friendly beach is also close to cafes and walks.
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.
Climb to the top of Mount Wondabyne in Brisbane Water National Park for a lunch with spectacular panoramic views to the sea. This is a challenging 9hr, 20km walk.
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.
This challenging 14km guided adventure through Brisbane Water National Park is a must for keen walkers. With great views from Mount Wondabyne, you'll also learn about the Woy Woy rail tunnel.
Absorb the diverse scenery of Brisbane Water National Park on this 4-hour, 5km guided walk. A stone's throw from Gosford, witness mangrove forests, a waterfall and some Hawkesbury sandstone.
These school holidays, bring the kids on this family friendly, 4km guided walk in Garigal National Park, near St Ives in Sydney's north. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy when we reach the Cascades.
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.