With Sydney being as beautiful as it is, you can’t really go wrong walking along any of the scenery it has to offer. However, there are a few particularly stunning walks you should never miss out on when you’re in the Sydney area.

1. Bondi to Coogee Walk

The first being the Bondi to Coogee walk. Bondi is one of the most well known beaches in Australia which isn’t really a surprise once you’ve been there to see how beautiful it is. The walk begins at this famous beach and continues onwards through Tamarama and Bronte until you reach the final destination, Coogee beach. The walk is about 6 kilometres which takes the average person around 2 hours to complete. There are plenty of places to stop and rest along the way including cafes and shops. Of course, you could just take a seat along the walk and take a minute to take in the beautiful coastline views. Find out more about this walk and other possible adventures at Sydney.com


2. Spit Bridge to Manly Walk
The Spit Bridge to Manly walk is another famous walk that tourists and natives alike will enjoy. The walk is about 9 kilometres and takes about 3-4 hours to complete depending on personal pace and stops along the way. There are some side trips along the way that you shouldn’t miss, specifically Grotto Point Lighthouse which offers breathtaking views of the harbour. The walk begins at Spit Bridge and continues on a well- maintained track to Manly. There are plenty of activities to be done along the way, such as swimming, whale watching, sun bathing, and stopping along the way to eat. Find out more about this walk and other walks at Wild Walks

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3. Hermitage Foreshore Track
If you are looking to explore Sydney from the perspective of South Head, this walk is for you. The walk commences at Nielsen Park and continues onward on a track through bushland to Bayview Rd. There are some secluded beaches to be seen along the way and some historic sites as well. The walk only takes about an hour. Find out more about this walk and other walks at Wild Walks

hermitage foreshore track
4. Bradleys Head and Chowder Head Walk
This walk begins below Taronga Zoo from the ferry wharf and continues on a track along the shore. Not only does this walk offer views of the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and Angophora forest, but it also visits historical sites on Bradleys Head. After a while, the track will lead around Taylors Bay to Chowder Head, and then the walk will end at Morella St. The walk takes about 2 hours. Find out more about this walk and other walks at Wild Walks

bradleys head and chowder head walk

5. Watsons Bay/ The Gap
The Gap is a beautiful cliff at Watsons Bay. This walk begins at the Gap, continues down through Vaucluse, goes through Watsons Bay, and winds up at the lighthouse on South Head. You can really see how Sydney Harbour is positioned in relation to the ocean on this walk. Like any other walk along the harbour in Sydney, the walk offers magnificent views and peeks at secluded beaches that you otherwise wouldn’t normally see. Find out more about this walk and other walks at Sydney.com.au

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While venturing on these walks, it is always best to bring lots of water, wear comfortable shoes, put sunscreen on, and perhaps wear a hat as well. You can find shoes, water bottles, hats and clothing that would be suitable for these types of walks on our website at Paddypallin.com.au


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