Combining several hiking tracks, this extended day walk is one of the region’s best, taking in scenic views of the coast and Sydney, with access to nearby forest picnic spots.
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Begin this multi-day walk at Boyds Tower down the far south coast, and end at Green Cape Lighthouse. Stop for a swim and the opportunity to spot seals, seabirds and whales.
Completing the iconic Pigeon House Mountain Didthul walking track near Ulladulla in Morton National Park rewards hikers with amazing panoramic views of the area.
The Coast track in Sydney's Royal National Park is an epic multi-day walk between Bundeena and Otford. Enjoy incredible coastal lookouts, swimming spots, seasonal wildflowers and whale watching along this challenging 26km track.
Starting at the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, enjoy spectacular rainforest, waterfall and canyon views from several viewing platforms along The Falls walk.
Challenging Werrong Beach track leads to a remote and secluded nude swimming beach with scenic coastal views in Royal National Park, south of Sydney.
Starting at Greenfield Beach picnic area, this short walk passes white sandy beaches and coastal forest by the shores of Jervis Bay. Stop for a swim, spot birds and dolphins, or extend your walk to Hyams Beach.
Belmore Falls walking track near Kangaroo Valley offers no shortage of lookouts and sensational southern highland, waterfall and sandstone flora views.
Take an easy walk to historic Boyds Tower, find out about Ben Boyd’s empire dreams and enjoy whale watching and stunning views from the lookout.
Depot Beach marks the start and end of this easy walk through lush littoral rainforest. Go for a swim, surf, snorkel or paddle in the clear waters when you return.
The scenic views of wildflowers in spring and fabulous birdwatching make this challenging cycle track worth the effort. It’s also an enjoyable long walk near Robertson.
Horse riding trails
Corn Trail walking track is a historic trail for hikers and horse riders to traverse a wide variety of landscapes and follow in the footsteps of the past.
Enjoy a bush picnic by the barbecue at Bomaderry Creek – it’s peaceful, surrounded by wildflowers and a short drive from Nowra on the Princes Highway.
Pigeon House Mountain Didthul picnic area offers basic facilities as well as terrific birdwatching and a walking track up the mountain to a scenic lookout.
Biamanga Cultural area offers visitors to Biamanga National Park a scenic place to picnic and enjoy the short walk to a lookout with views over Mumbulla Falls and a beautiful gorge.
If you're looking for a tour that includes hiking, swimming and stunning scenery in Royal National Park, then this is for you. Taking a guided tour is a safe and fun way to see Figure Eight Pools.
- Fees apply. Free park entry.
Tour departs Sydney at 7am and returns around 4pm.
Tours operate during low tide, low swell and in safe and calm ocean conditions, and are available only on certain days. Please contact Barefoot Downunder for dates.
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