Over the last decade or so Avalon has become the favoured "sea-change" destination for Sydney-siders looking to adopt the surfer lifestyle. As a result, the board-riding community here is large and en...www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au/recreation/beaches/beach_locations/avalon_beach#Avalon%20Beach
Sydney North Attractions
Arabanoo lookout at Dobroyd Head offers fantastic views over to North Head and South Head and the expansive Pacific Ocean. Named in honour of Aboriginal man Arabanoo, the first Aboriginal man to live ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/arabanoo-lookout-at-dobroyd-head/lookout
Mona Vale is effectively two separate beaches separated by a broad ocean rock platform. Waves that roll in along the southern edge of the platform surge into a gully that allows them to break smoothly...www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au/recreation/beaches/beach_locations/mona_vale_beach
3.5km (one way) - 1 hour - Easy difficulty
A delightful track through heathland leading to a fascinating site of Aboriginal heritage, the easy Centre walking track leads along a ridge off McC...
The Great North Road, surveyed in 1825 and completed in 1836, was constructed using convict labour. Up to 720 convicts - some in chains - worked on the road, which spanned 264 km, connecting Sydney to...www.environment.nsw.gov.au/nswcultureheritage/theoldgreatnorthroad.htm
Barrenjoey Lighthouse sits at Sydney's most northern point - Barrenjoey Head at Palm Beach. Positioned 91m above sea level, the lighthouse can be reached by a couple of walks. Take the picturesque 1km...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/ku-ring-gai-chase-national-park/barrenjoey-lighthouse/historic-site
7km (one way) - 0.5 hour
Set amongst an iconic landscape of huge river red gums, Moama Five Mile mountain bike trail provides 7km of purpose-built mountain bike trails to discover and enjoy. ...
3.6km (one way) - 2 hour - Medium difficulty
Starting along Lyrebird track at the northern end of Davidson Park picnic area and boat ramp, this walk branches off along the banks of Carroll Cr...
Cattai National Park is made up of land originally granted to First Fleet assistant surgeon Thomas Arndell. Today, the park contains a number of historic colonial buildings associated with generations...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/cattai-national-park/homestead-farm-buildings/historic-site