Clovelly Beach is a small and tranquil beach, located the mouth of a narrow bay between two rocky ridges. Concrete platforms and promenades have been constructed on both sides of the bay. A saltwater ...www.randwick.nsw.gov.au/Places_for_people/Recreation_and_leisure/Beaches/Clovelly_Beach/index.aspx
Manly Lagoon to North Head Walk
Free walking map
Download a free map of the walking trail from Manly Lagoon to Manly Wharf on Sydney's northern beaches. The map also includes a loop trail around North Head in Sydney Harbour National Park from where you can enjoy panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and the city skyline.
Manly Lagoon to North Head Walk
Famous features along this walk include Manly Beach, Shelly Beach, and North Head, a sandstone headland that dominates the entrance to Sydney Harbour.
The Fairfax Walk at North Head offers superb views and an enjoyable, gentle walk. This short paved track starts at the end of North Head Scenic Drive and then loops around the top of North Head. Don't miss three lookouts here which provide picture-postcard views of Sydney as well as great whale-watching spots during the June - July and August - October migration seasons.
If you've still got energy to burn after completing the Fairfax walk, you can continue on through North Head Sanctuary. From there, just wind your way back down to Manly and join the Manly Scenic Walkway or take the Bluefish track to Shelley Beach.
Public transport is readily available at regular intervals along the way including the Manly Ferry which takes you back to the city centre
For a mini-holiday without leaving town, Cobblers Beach is a picturesque cove, ideal for swimming and picnicking; great for taking time out from a hectic city schedule. Nestled in bushland on the nort...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/cobblers-beach/swim-surf
A terrific place to settle down and admire the scenic splendour of The Rock is the nearby picnic area. Just off Lockhart -The Rock Road, this is both easy to access and equipped with everything you ne...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/the-rock-nature-reserve/the-rock-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
McIvers Baths are perched on a cliff face and rock platform between Coogee Beach and Wylies Baths.
This is the last remaining women's and children's only pool in Australia. The spot ...
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...
Sydney Harbour National Park is home to several known rock engravings made by the region's Aboriginal inhabitants. Fascinating, well-preserved and etched into the Sydney basin sandstone, these images ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/grotto-point-aboriginal-engraving-site/aboriginal-site
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
If you've ever dreamed of the life of a lighthouse-keeper, why not visit the historic Grotto Point Lighthouse and imagine what it's been like to live and work there? This active beacon, located on a r...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/grotto-point-lighthouse/historic-site