Sydney Walks

Highlights

One of the best city walks in the world is along the beautiful Sydney Harbour foreshore from Woolloomooloo to Barangaroo, taking in the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Royal Botanic Garden. Spot whales migrating on other spectacular walks.

  • Walk in Pittwater, Sydney
  • Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

Fabulous Walks in Sydney

Sydney is the perfect city for walking, with its spectacular coastline and iconic beaches such as Bondi and Manly, sparkling Sydney Harbour and enchanting national parks. Choose from a range of walks and hikes, from harbourside and coastal walks to hikes that include camping in national parks.

For one of the best city walks in the world, start at either Woolloomooloo or Barangaroo and amble along the beautiful harbour foreshore to these iconic attractions – the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Royal Botanic Garden. Stop at Mrs Macquaries Point for fabulous photographs.

Walk to Palm Beach Lighthouse, Pittwater - Sydney

A small section of this walk is in the 30km Sydney Harbour Bridge to South Head Walk, one of the great urban coastal walks in the world. You’ll also find dog-friendly walks and walking tours that provide fascinating commentary. Watch out for whales migrating when you’re walking beside the ocean.

Another beautiful walk is the Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk. You can spot majestic whales during their annual migration from vantage points along the trail. The Federation Cliff Walk to Watsons Bays also offers postcard views of the Pacific Ocean and features Australia’s oldest lighthouse.

Whale watching, Sydney

The Royal National Park in Sydney’s south is Australia’s oldest national park and a bushwalking paradise. Sydney Coast Walks offers an Aboriginal discovery tour, where you’ll see rock carvings from a millennium ago. For campers and hikers, the Coast Track is a wonderful two-day adventure.

In Sydney’s north is the Manly to Spit Bridge Walk, a 10km trail with superb harbour views, and the Manly Lagoon to North Head Walk. You can join EcoTreasures and Sydney Outback for walks in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. With After Dark Nature Tours, explore North Head’s nocturnal wildlife

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