Spectacular Sydney views on foot

22 October 2014

Mrs Macquarie's Chair

Explore Sydney on foot during the annual Cancer Council NSW Seven Bridges Walk on Sunday, 26 October, 2014.

The 27 km course crosses seven different Sydney bridges – including the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge – in a complete loop around the magnificent Sydney Harbour.

With food, music and activities at each of the seven event villages (listed below), you can begin your hike at any of these points and walk as much or as little of the circuit as you wish.

  • Milsons Point Village – Burton Street, Corner of Alfred Street and Burton Street
  • Observatory Hill Village – Upper Fort Street, Millers Point
  • Pyrmont Village – Pyrmont Bay Park, Pirrama Road, opposite Star City Casino
  • Rozelle Village – King George Park, Manning Street, near Rozelle Hospital
  • Hunters Hill Village – Hunters Hill Scout Hall, Durham Street, near the Church Street overpass on Burns Bay Road
  • Lane Cove Village – Central Park, William Edward Street and Kenneth Street
  • Wollstonecraft Village – Brennan Park, Hazelbank Street and King Street

Walking around Sydney is one of the best ways to take in its natural beauty. Discover your favourite Sydney vantage point on these other fantastic trails around the city.

Sydney Harbour Circle Walk

The Sydney Harbour Circle Walk is a 59 km, four-day trail that follows the Sydney Harbour coastline, winding along parts of the foreshore into bays and on to headlands through bushland, historic streets and over bridges.  Download a Sydney Harbour Circle walking map here.

Narrabeen Lakes to Manly Lagoon Walk

This splendid six-hour coastal walk passes through rocky headlands, sand dunes, sweeping beaches, lagoons, rockpools and cliff-top trails. The route takes in a string of golden beaches includes Collaroy, Curl Curl, FreshwaterLong Reef, ManlyNarrabeen and North Steyne. Download a local loop trails brochure here.

Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk

This 6 km waterfront route  is a popular walk passing by some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches including Bondi, Coogee, Tamarama, Bronte and Clovelly. The walk is transformed into a 2 km sculpture park from Bondi to Tamarama during the Sculptures by the Sea event between 23 October – 9 November, 2014.

Clovelly to Cronulla Coastal Walk

Golden beaches, sandstone cliffs, great surf and wildflowers in spring are just some of the natural attractions along this 30 km route.

Manly to Spit Bridge Path

For those who love running in the bush, this 10 km track offers something a bit different from conventional running. Stairs and rugged terrain provide additional challenges and you can enjoy the stunning views of Sydney Harbour.

Visit the sydney.com Sydney walks page for more great walking trails around Sydney.