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Sydney Harbour National Park

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Grosvenor Place, Sydney, New South Wales 1220, Australia
+61 2 9247 5033
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This historical park consists of five small harbor islands, rugged sandstone cliffs, bushland and beaches. Visitors can fish, boat, sunbathe, swim and explore historic sites, including Fort Denison, Goat Island and the Quarantine Station.
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Grosvenor Place, Sydney, New South Wales 1220, Australia
+61 2 9247 5033
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Sydney Harbour is one of the greatest in the world and the National Park helps to protect this wonder. Comprising the harbour, islands and foreshore areas this area provides numerous opportunities to explore.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Very disappointed with the walk. Rutted out track, overgrown, lots of tree debris. Level 3 really because of the uneven corrugated track surface. The initial path was ok then not so great. Some nice native flora on the way. The light house has some spectacular...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We spent half a day walking the gentle trails. Some hill climbing but nothing too strenuous. Wear sensible shoes, take a drink abd some sun lotion and youll be set.

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We hiked from Shelly Beach to North Head. There's great views and breezes when you get close to the water. Otherwise the trails were pretty hot! Stop by the Bella Vista Cafe to cool down with some smoothies and cold water!

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

After we finished our breakfast at the Boathouse, Shelley Beach, i stepped in to the park. It's huge, so if you're in rush, like one hour left before you leave the town, then you better short cut back to the city of Manly. Coastal edges...More

Thank Yoshimi_NZ
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Sydney is a sprawling metropolis of nearly 5 million people and covers more than 12,000 square kilometers. As you can imagine, space is at a premium. But Sydney is lucky in that around much of its famous Sydney Harbour there are virtually virgin swathes of...More

2  Thank David B
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This far-flung park girdling the harbour area has many excellent walking trails, of which we sampled a few. One was the South Head Heritage Trail, which takes you from Camp Cove (near the wharf at Watsons Bay) along a well-maintained pathway to South Head and...More

Thank barryon
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

This national park has a few bush walks amidst dens e forest with sydney harbour view. Its is about 30 min drive from the cbd. We did the short 45 min walk and drove on our way back. If you are looking something close to...More

Thank Meha V
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This national park is really beautiful and has beautiful views of harbour in distance,sea is really beautiful too

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Very lovely view of the Sydney Harbor and can spend hours here hiking and the water is so clear! Nature lovers can spend the whole day exploring the Park.....

Thank Ianfung
A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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