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Bondi Beach is undoubtedly one of Sydney’s most famous destinations and is popular with visitors and locals all year round. Best known for its turquoise...

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Melbourne Parks

Sydney is home to more than 400 parks and green spaces where the public can retreat and unwind. A number of these spaces are award-winning parks that have long provided both locals and visitors a chance to enjoy the tranquillity Sydney has to offer away from all the hustle and bustle.

Hyde Park is one of the most popular parks in Sydney, in part because it is the country’s oldest public parkland. With more than 15 hectares of open spaces right in the city, there is every reason to explore this wonderful park.

Look out for The Archibald Fountain that is one of the park’s most stunning features. Whether you want to set up a picnic, roll on the grass with the kids or soak in the midmorning sun as you catch up on your reading, this is the perfect park to visit. Hyde Park is easily accessible from the city.

Visit the Sydney Olympic Park in the western parts of Sydney for an outdoor adventure of a lifetime. This park also has beautiful spaces where you can enjoy a picnic with the little ones. For those in search of solitude, why not try the Chinese Garden of Friendship in the Darling Harbour? Not only is this the chance to appreciate Chinese architectural style, it is also a serene place to enjoy a quiet and accessible getaway.

Parramatta is one of Sydney’s notable parks whose rich history and beautiful views makes it a popular destination. Visit this park to learn more about its convict history and appreciate why it was included in Sydney’s heritage list.

Paddington Reservoir Gardens stand out because they have combined historic fixtures with modern fittings that make the park a unique location altogether. The well-manicured gardens, coupled with the sunken garden and striking graffiti add to the park’s allure as a family-friendly park.

Wendy’s Secret Garden is also a hidden gem that is totally worth your time. This oasis of tranquillity is located close to Lavendar Bay and is a natural work of art that boasts winding trails, spectacular views and great picnic spots.

Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach, NSW

Bondi Beach is undoubtedly one of Sydney’s most famous destinations and is popular with visitors and locals all year round. Best known for its turquoise blue waters and pristine sands, this beach marks the...

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Centennial Park

Centennial Park

Centennial Park, NSW

Centennial Park is a prime Sydney attraction whose expansive urban parks have made it a beautiful destination to visit. This park also has great historic significance as it is home to the Federation Pavilion; another...

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royal national park

Royal National Park

Royal National Park, NSW

The Royal National Park, fondly referred to as simply ‘Nasho’, is one of Sydney’s most beautiful destinations. The park was founded in 1879, and is the second oldest national park in the country. Its...

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Circular Quay

Circular Quay

Sydney, NSW

Circular Quay is a popular attraction located around Sydney Cove, and one of the city’s most spectacular destinations. Circular Quay once served as a shipping region, but is today a bustling transport and...

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Jenolan Caves

Jenolan Caves

Jenolan, NSW

Jenolan Caves are limestone caves tucked away in the expansive Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve, three hours from Sydney. They are the oldest discovered open caves across the world. With numerous fossils and unique...

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Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island

Sydney, NSW

Cockatoo Island is one of Sydney’s most popular islands. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is tucked away in Sydney Harbour and offers one of the most adventurous spots for discovering Sydney’s history. The...

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Hyde Park

Hyde Park

Sydney, NSW

Hyde Park is Sydney’s central park; an open green space that provides a tranquil setting right in the heart of the city. Named after Hyde Park in London, this idyllic park was originally a racecourse and sporting...

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Bicentennial Park sydney

Bicentennial Park

Sydney Olympic Park, NSW

Bicentennial Park is a diverse park whose natural setting makes it one of the most iconic attractions in Sydney. With more than 40 hectares of stunningly beautiful parklands and a host of natural features, it is little...

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Bobbin Head

Bobbin Head

Mount Colah, NSW

Bobbin Head is an expansive area that is home to many attractions in the region, making it one of the top destinations near the iconic Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. In fact, it is the most urban part of the park. Its...

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three sisters

Three Sisters

Katoomba, NSW

The Three Sisters are a group of peculiar rock formations located in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. The formations are located close to the quaint town of Katoomba. These formations make up one of the...

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blue mountains national park

Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park, NSW

The Blue Mountains National Park is a captivating wilderness of stunning biodiversity and one of Sydney’s most stunning geographical features. Spanning more than 247,000 hectares, this expansive park is a World...

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Warragamba Dam

Warragamba Dam

Warragamba, NSW

Warragamba Dam is the largest concrete dam in the country and is best known for the creation of Lake Burragorang – the two constituting the primary sources for water supply in Sydney. The dam was built between...

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens

Sydney, NSW

The Royal Botanic Gardens are an oasis right in the heart of the city. The 30 hectares of the grounds are located at one of the city’s most scenic locations. The gardens were established in 1816 and are in fact...

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Chinese Garden of Friendship

Chinese Garden of Friendship

Sydney, NSW

The Chinese Garden of Friendship is an enchantingly beautiful destination tucked away towards the south end of Darling Harbour and just a few minutes from Chinatown. These gardens are rich in Chinese heritage and...

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Camp Cove

Camp Cove

Watsons Bay, NSW

Camp Cove can best be described as one of the finest and most tranquil beaches in Sydney. The beach is tucked in between Green Point and South Head, and sits close to Watsons Bay. If you’re looking for a serene...

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Mrs Macquaries Chair

Mrs Macquaries Chair

Sydney, NSW

Mrs Macquaries Chair, also known as Lady Macquaries Chair, is an exposed rock located at the North-Eastern end of the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney. This rock, shaped in the form of a bench, is an iconic landmark...

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Nurragingy Reserve

Nurragingy Reserve

Doonside, NSW

Nurragingy Reserve is a beautiful urban park that makes a lovely spot for enjoying the sprawling bushland away from the bustling CBD. Located 50 kilometres from Sydney, this reserve is the perfect place to get away and...

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Tamarama Beach

Tamarama Beach

Tamarama, NSW

Tamarama Beach is a charming beach located between two key headlands along the Bondi to Coogee Walk. This small beach has about 80 metres of shoreline, but what it lacks in size it makes up for with excellent surfing...

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The Domain

The Domain

Sydney, NSW

The Domain is an expansive parkland located just a 5-minute drive from the CBD, and one of the popular city attractions. The main part of the parkland is flanked by the peninsula and is close to the Royal Botanic...

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Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Ku-Ring-Gai Chase, NSW

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is a charming destination in Sydney’s northern region. This expansive park combines the best natural scenery and historical significance, that gives you a glimpse into one of the...

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Barangaroo Reserve

Barangaroo Reserve

Barangaroo, NSW

Barangaroo Reserve is a stunning park on the Harbour’s foreshore; once an industrial site that has since been redesigned to make it a spectacular headland park for visitors in the city. This park has...

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Shark Island

Shark Island

Sydney Harbour, NSW

Shark Island is a beautiful 1.5-hectare island that sits in Sydney Harbour; right near the Sydney CBD. The island was originally known as ‘Boambilly’ by the local Aboriginal community; however, its current...

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Goat Island

Goat Island

Sydney Harbour, NSW

Goat Island is a popular destination tucked away in Port Jackson; just a 20-minute drive from Sydney’s CBD. The island is referred to as Me-mel by the locals, and has a rich heritage spanning hundreds of years;...

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Wentworth Park

Wentworth Park

Glebe, NSW

Wentworth Park is a popular destination for Sydneysiders and visitors looking for adventure close to the city. The park is a multi-purpose sporting facility located just two kilometres from the Sydney CBD; best known...

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Bradleys Head

Bradleys Head

Mosman, NSW

Bradleys Head is a key attraction in Sydney and makes up the headland that protrudes from the shoreline close to Sydney Harbour. This geographical feature was named after William Bradley, one of the British explorers on...

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Dharawal National Park

Dharawal National Park

Appin, NSW

Dharawal National Park is a beautiful natural wonder and one of Sydney’s most treasured destinations. The rugged landscape offers so much to explore and discover the park’s hidden gems, making it ideal...

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Oatley Park

Oatley Park

Oatley, NSW

Oatley Park is a large 45-hectare reserve and a popular family park for both locals and visitors exploring the area. The park, which is best known for its bushland, is a perfect destination for anyone wanting to escape...

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Observatory Hill

Observatory Hill

Millers Point, NSW

Observatory Hill is a popular Sydney lookout point that provides some of the most panoramic views of the city’s most iconic landmarks. Located atop the hill, visitors who head here are able to spot the Harbour...

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Manly Dam

Manly Dam

Manly Vale, NSW

Manly Dam, also known as the Manly Warringah War Memorial Park, is a scenic destination tucked away 30 minutes from Sydney’s CBD. This park boasts great biodiversity and is a renowned attraction for nature lovers...

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Sydney Harbour National Park

Sydney Harbour National Park

Mosman, NSW

Sydney Harbour National Park is a key attraction of the city’s landscape; that’s because it protects the harbour’s foreshore, alongside its numerous islands. The park includes both ends of the harbour...

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Cape Solander

Cape Solander

Kurnell, NSW

Cape Solander is one of Sydney’s best spots for whale watching, a popular activity for nature enthusiasts looking for a unique adventure. The destination is tucked away in the Kurnell section of Kamay Botany Bay...

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Tumbalong Park

Tumbalong Park

Sydney, NSW

Tumbalong Park is a beautiful recreational park right in the heart of Darling Harbour. This idyllic parkland provides visitors with a chance to enjoy the best native flora that was creatively incorporated to blend with...

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Brisbane Water National Park

Brisbane Water National Park

Kariong, NSW

Brisbane Water National Park is a must- see natural attraction for visitors exploring Sydney’s beautiful landscapes. Located near Gosford within the central coast, the national park makes for a great day trip...

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Cataract Dam

Cataract Dam

Appin, NSW

Cataract Dam is the first and the oldest of Sydney’s dams, and one of the most scenic locations in Macarthur. It is a water catchment area of the Upper Nepean Scheme and supplies water to Macarthur, Wollondilly...

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Muogamarra Nature Reserve

Muogamarra Nature Reserve

Cowan, NSW

Muogamarra Nature Reserve is a protected parkland located in Northern Sydney. This lush reserve is indeed a magical place to be, and it is not difficult to see why. Nature enthusiasts will love walking through the area...

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Pirrama Park

Pirrama Park

Pyrmont, NSW

Pirrama Park is an iconic waterfront public space located on Sydney Harbour. This pleasant harbourside facility is located to the west of the city and features a thoughtfully landscaped site. Its natural features...

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Kamay Botany Bay National Park

Kamay Botany Bay National Park

Kurnell, NSW

Kamay Botany Bay National Park is a day tripper’s dream come true in eastern Sydney. This protected park combines the best of the country’s rich cultural heritage and its stunning natural scenery, for an...

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Paddington Reservoir Gardens

Paddington Reservoir Gardens

Paddington, NSW

Paddington is one of the suburbs located in eastern Sydney, just three kilometres from the CBD. This inner city suburb is straddled across two local government areas, amely the City of Sydney and the Municipality of...

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Clark Island

Clark Island

Sydney Harbour, NSW

Clark Island is a beautiful island tucked away at the tip of Darling Point; close to Double Bay in the eastern suburbs of Sydney. This tiny island, which spans less than one hectare in size, is a historic spot and one...

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Heathcote National Park

Heathcote National Park

Woronora Dam, NSW

Heathcote National Park is an easy-to-access park located south of Sydney; about 35 kilometres from the CBD. The expansive 6,620-acre national park is a popular attraction for nature lovers in search of an outdoor...

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Kanangra-Boyd National Park

Kanangra-Boyd National Park

Kanangra, NSW

The Kanangra-Boyd National Park is a combination of stunning scenery, diverse wildlife and the best outdoor activities in the area. The park is located 180 kilometres from Sydney and is a popular getaway for nature...

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Lake Parramatta Reserve

Lake Parramatta Reserve

North Parramatta, NSW

Lake Parramatta Reserve is one of Sydney’s top attractions; an expansive 73-hectare reserve located ten minutes away from Parramatta and half an hour from the city’s CBD. It is actually the largest bushland...

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Lisgar Gardens

Lisgar Gardens

Hornsby, NSW

Lisgar Gardens are a nature lover’s dream come true – a spectacular site that covers six acres, and one of Sydney’s top attractions. The site of the gardens, whose history dates back to 1917, marks a...

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Cook Park

Cook Park

Ramsgate Beach, NSW

Cook Park is a delightful destination for families looking for a comfortable spot to unwind and have some fun. The park, which runs the entire length of Lady Robinsons Beach, stretches 8km from Botany Bay all the way to...

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Ballast Point Park

Ballast Point Park

Birchgrove, NSW

Ballast Point Park is a 2.6-hectare park located in Birchgrove, on the Balmain Peninsula – just a few minutes north-west of Sydney. The park is located in a prime position to enjoy spectacular views of the Sydney...

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Manly Scenic Walkway

Manly Scenic Walkway

Manly, NSW

The Manly Scenic Walkway is one of Sydney’s best walking trails and a popular destination for bushwalkers and outdoor lovers. Also known as the Manly to Spit Bridge Walk, this walk makes for an excellent...

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Cooper Park

Cooper Park

Bellevue Hill, NSW

Cooper Park is a unique park tucked away in the heart of Woollahra, one of Sydney’s Eastern suburbs. As the largest area of bushland in the region, it is easy to see why this park continues to attract nature...

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Sydney Park St Peters

Sydney Park St Peters

Alexandria, NSW

Sydney Park in St Peters is an expansive green space that is made up of lush gardens and beautiful wetlands, all against the background of rolling hills. This magical destination is located in the  suburb of St Peters...

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The Goods Line

The Goods Line

Ultimo, NSW

The Goods Line is a park and pedestrian pathway located in the suburb of Ultimo. The 500-metre long trail links Darling Harbour to Railway Square and is a popular destination for tourists exploring Sydney. The rich...

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Archibald Fountain

Archibald Fountain

Sydney, NSW

The Archibald Memorial Fountain is an outstanding landmark in Sydney, and one of the most-loved features in Hyde Park. The fountain was the brainchild of JF Archibald who stipulated in his will that a part of his estate...

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Parsley Bay Reserve

Parsley Bay Reserve

Vaucluse, NSW

Parsley Bay Reserve is among Sydney’s most popular family-friendly destinations, and for good reason. This calm oasis is tucked away on the city’s east coastline, with some of the most panoramic views. This...

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Burragorang

Burragorang

Warragamba, NSW

Burragorang lookout and picnic area are one of the most enchanting destinations in Sydney. The lookout point provides stunning views of Lake Burragorang, an Australian human-made reservoir made possible by the...

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Rodd Island

Rodd Island

Lilyfield, NSW

Rodd Island is a charming destination located just off Birkenhead Point with some of the most beautiful views Sydney has to offer. Its convenient location in Iron Cove’s sheltered waters makes it a delightful...

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Hickson Road Reserve

Hickson Road Reserve

The Rocks, NSW

Hickson Road Reserve is a small park located close to Dawes Point Park with panoramic views of the Harbour Bridge and the iconic Opera House. This park is one of the most popular areas of the entire foreshore area. The...

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Harmony Park

Harmony Park

Surry Hills, NSW

Harmony Park is one of Sydney’s beautiful green spaces that provide a sense of adventure right in the heart of the city. This family-friendly park is a must-visit for anyone looking for a tranquil setting to enjoy...

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Wynyard Park

Wynyard Park

Sydney, NSW

“Wynyard Park is a tiny park located within the Sydney CBD. It is one of the most popular locations for visitors, partly because of its location and is among the densest parks in the city. The park is bounded by...

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Dawes Point Park

Dawes Point Park

Dawes Point, NSW

Dawes Point Park is a historic park located at the northern tip of The Rocks, and one which takes great pride in providing unmatched views across the scenic Sydney Cove. This is the perfect place for an adventure with...

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Gladstone Park Balmain

Gladstone Park Balmain

Balmain, NSW

Gladstone Park is a beautiful location on the hilltop at the corner of Darling Street and Booth Street in Balmain. This quiet park is best known for its natural beauty where blossoming trees and spectacular views are a...

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Winnererremy Bay

Winnererremy Bay

Mona Vale, NSW

Winnererremy Bay is one of the city’s favourite family-friendly destinations. It is fondly referred to as the Flying Fox playground since it is located in proximity to the favourite Flying fox Cafe. It has...

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Captain Cooks Landing Place

Captain Cooks Landing Place

Kurnell, NSW

Captain Cooks Landing Place is a heritage-listed site that has a significant place in Australia’s history. Just as the name suggests, this site marks the point where Captain Cook landed alongside his Endeavour...

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Cremorne Reserve

Cremorne Reserve

Cremorne Point, NSW

Cremorne Reserve is a beautiful destination for a family day trip as it combines the best of unspoiled bushland with sweeping views of the harbour and the city’s skyline. This beautiful reserve is packed with...

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Echo Point Park

Echo Point Park

Roseville Chase, NSW

Echo Point Park is one of the city’s best-kept secrets, a gem in its own right, thanks to its tranquil setting. If you are looking for a place that is lush, quiet and rewards with panoramic views of the hills...

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Easton Park

Easton Park

Rozelle, NSW

Easton Park is a popular recreational facility that combines a sports field and a playground making it a great spot to chill and enjoy a lazy weekend. Proclaimed as a park in 1890, the facility has since grown to be a...

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Green Point Reserve

Green Point Reserve

Watsons Bay, NSW

Green Point Reserve is a beautiful headland park that offers panoramic views of the Harbour close to Camp Cove Beach. This park’s most amazing feature is its natural beauty that provides a picturesque setting for...

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Sawmillers Reserve

Sawmillers Reserve

McMahons Point, NSW

Sawmillers Reserve is one of Sydney’s best-kept secrets – a hidden spot that is perfect for weekend getaways with the whole family. The reserves unique features, coupled with its rich history, are part of...

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Forest path

Forest Path

Royal National Park, NSW

Forest Path is an easy walk that cuts across the Royal National Park, with some of the best views of the verdant surroundings. This scenic walk takes you through the park, allowing you to enjoy the diversity of plants...

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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

Bondi Beach, NSW

The Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk is one of the most famous trails in Sydney, and for a good reason. Not only does it offer the best of sun, sand and sea, it also combines its spectacular coastal line with...

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Elkington Park Balmain

Elkington Park Balmain

Balmain, NSW

Elkington Park Balmain is one of Sydney’s historic parks, and a beautiful destination for outdoor lovers looking to escape the concrete jungle. The park is located on the Balmain foreshore, and this provides some...

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The Gap Park

Gap Park

Watsons Bay, NSW

The Gap Park is a spectacular ocean cliff park located on the South Head Peninsula facing the Tasman Sea. This area is a popular destination among locals and foreigners looking for some tranquillity away from the city...

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Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk

Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk

Cremorne Point, NSW

Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk allows you to explore the foreshore of the reserve while marvelling at the spectacular harbour views and gardens. The walk begins at Cremorne Ferry Wharf through to Robertsons Point...

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Headland Park Mosman

Headland Park Mosman

Mosman, NSW

Headland Park Mosman, also known as Georges Heights, is a beautiful harbourside attraction that continues to draw visitors from across Sydney. With some of the most majestic vantage points on the Harbour, this is the...

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Georges River Nature Reserve

Georges River Parkway Reserve

Airds, NSW

Georges River Nature Reserve is a scenic destination that promises a memorable adventure in the natural outdoors. This reserve is an idyllic place to enjoy a family day trip with the kids. One of the key features of...

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Nurses Walk

Nurses Walk

The Rocks, NSW

The Nurses Walk is a popular laneway located right behind the Museum of Contemporary Art, and one of the most visible spots close to The Rocks. This walk is packed with galleries and restaurants and is of interest of...

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West Head Look Out

West Head Lookout

Ku-Ring-Gai Chase, NSW

The West Head Lookout is an iconic lookout point located within the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, and among the most magnificent in Sydney. If you are looking for a place to soak in Mother Nature’s majestic...

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Rose Bay to Nielsen Park Walk

Rose Bay to Nielsen Park Walk

Rose Bay, NSW

The Rose Bay to Nielsen Park Walk is a hidden gem for outdoor enthusiasts who love to enjoy Sydney’s stunning coastal trails. The walk features beautiful beaches, stunning parks and scenic bays all while...

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Fort Denison Island

Fort Denison

Port Jackson, NSW

Fort Denison Island is an enchanting destination located at the heart of Sydney Harbour, and one of the city’s best day trip destinations. In the past century, the island’s varied uses have made it a must...

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Pioneers Memorial Park Leichhardt

Pioneers Memorial Park Leichhardt

Leichhardt, NSW

Pioneers Memorial Park Leichhardt is a peaceful park and one of Leichhardt’s most beautiful green spaces. The recreational park is steeped in rich history, one that is perhaps captured by its unique name. The...

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Sydney Harbour Circle Walk

Sydney Harbour Circle Walk

Sydney, NSW

The Sydney Harbour Circle Walk is located at the iconic Sydney Harbour and is a magnificent walk that spans 26 kilometres. Providing one of the best ways to explore the harbour the walk encourages visitors to discover...

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The Spit Bridge to Manly Walk

Spit Bridge to Manly Walk

Manly, NSW

The Spit Bridge to Manly Walk is a combination of different short walks that give nature lovers a unique opportunity to experience Sydney’s diversity. With a mix of verdant bushland and spectacular harbour views...

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