Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Sydney Region

Blue Gum Forest Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainForestDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Blue Moutains NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)5Height gain (m)550Route findingEasy
RoutePerry's Lookdown - Blue Gum Forest - Acacia Flat - return
NotesThis walk gives a chance to descend from the plateau of the Blue Mountains to explore the heart of the Blue Gum Forest.
Cliffs near Bank's Wall across valley from Perry's Lookdown, Perry's Lookdown - Blue Gum Forest - Acacia Flat - return (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF1

Perry's Lookdown viewing platforms and handrails, Perry's Lookdown - Blue Gum Forest - Acacia Flat - return (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF2

Sydney Blue Gum bark nr Acacia Flat in Blue Gum Forest, Perry's Lookdown - Blue Gum Forest - Acacia Flat - return (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF51

Blue Gum Forest from Acacia Flat Campsite, Perry's Lookdown - Blue Gum Forest - Acacia Flat - return (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF52

Cliff Top Track Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Blue Moutains NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)7Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RouteEvan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock
NotesAn excellent path following the top of the cliffs closely, with classic views down into the Grose Valley, and of the mighty cliffs surrounding the valley
Griffith Taylor Walls from Govett's Leap Lookout, Panorama 1, Cliff Top Track (Evan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock) (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF36

Govett's Creek Valley leading to Grose Valley, with Pulpit Rock (M) and Mt Hay (R - distant), from Govett's Leap Lookout, Cliff Top Track (Evan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock) (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF34

Cliffs below Cliff Top Track, from between Evan's Lookout and Govett's Leap Lookout, nr Evan's Lookout, Cliff Top Track (Evan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock) (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF40

Cliffs below Cliff Top Track, from between Evan's Lookout and Govett's Leap Lookout, nr Evan's Lookout, Cliff Top Track (Evan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock) (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF40

Govett's Creek Valley leading to Grose Valley, with Pulpit Rock (L), Mt Hay (ML - distant) and Lockley Pylon/Du Faur Head (ML Nearer), from Govett's Leap Lookout, Panorama 2, Cliff Top Track (Evan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock) (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF37

Grose Valley, with Pulpit Rock (M) and Mt Hay (MR - distant) from track between Govett's Leap Lookout and Pulpit Rock, Cliff Top Track (Evan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock) (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF44

Carne Walls and dead trees from Hayward Gully, nr Evan's Lookout, Cliff Top Track (Evan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock) (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF41

Govett's Creek Valley leading to Grose Valley from Govett's Leap Lookout, Cliff Top Track (Evan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock) (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF43

Grose Valley from track between Evan's Lookout and Govett's Leap Lookout, nr Barrow Lookout, Cliff Top Track (Evan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock) (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF42

Pulpit Rock viewing platforms and Griffith Taylor Walls, Cliff Top Track (Evan's Lookout to Pulpit Rock) (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF48

  
Echo Pt Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateEarly May
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Blue Moutains NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteHoneymoon Lookout - Echo Pt - Katoomba Falls - Honeymoon Lookout Walk
NotesA rewarding exploration of the busy area around Echo Point provides excellent varied views of the Three Sisters and the valley below.
One of Three Sisters close-up and Kedumba Valley from top of Giant Stairway, Katoomba, Honeymoon Lookout - Echo Pt - Katoomba Falls - Honeymoon Lookout Walk (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 8-May-04, BF71

Three Sisters and Mt Gibraltar (MR) from Spooner's Lookout, Echo Pt, Katoomba, Honeymoon Lookout - Echo Pt - Katoomba Falls - Honeymoon Lookout Walk (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 8-May-04, BF73

Three Sisters from lower platform at Echo Pt, with Kebumba Valley and King's Tablelands above, Katoomba, Honeymoon Lookout - Echo Pt - Katoomba Falls - Honeymoon Lookout Walk (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 8-May-04, BF76

Three Sisters from Echo Pt, with Mt Gibraltar (863) (R) and Jamison Valley, Katoomba, Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 24-Apr-04, BF31

Three Sisters and Kebumba Valley from Eagle Hawk Lookout, nr Katoomba, Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 8-May-04, BF68

Three Sisters, Katoomba, Blue Mountains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 16-Mar-95, W330

  
Grand Canyon Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateEarly May
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Blue Moutains NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)6Height gain (m)250Route findingEasy
RouteGrand Canyon Loop Trail
NotesThis walk descends from the splendid viewpoints on the Blue Mountains plateau to a suprisingly moist and lush canyon carved into the dry cliffsides.
Carne Walls from Evan's Lookout, Grand Canyon Loop Trail (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 8-May-04, BF61

Clearing along track near path leading up to Neates Glen trailhead, Grand Canyon Loop Trail (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 8-May-04, BF64

Cliff overhang along track near path leading up to Neates Glen trailhead, Grand Canyon Loop Trail (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 8-May-04, BF65

Cliffs below Neates Glen trailhead, Grand Canyon Loop Trail (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 8-May-04, BF66

Cliifs below Clifftop Track leading to Govett's Leap Lookout from Valley View Lookout, Grand Canyon Loop Trail (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 8-May-04, BF59

   
Wentworth Falls Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateEarly May
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Blue Moutains NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)5Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteValley of the Waters trailhead - Overcliff Tr - Wentworth Falls - Shortcut Tr - Valley of the Waters
NotesThis walk gives spendid views of both Wentworth falls and the surrounding cliffs
Overcliff Track between Valley of the Waters trailhead and Wentworth Falls, Valley of the Waters trailhead - Overcliff Tr - Wentworth Falls - Shortcut Tr - Valley of the Waters (T), Blue Moutains NP, New South Wales, Australia, 8-May-04, BF78

   
Barrenjoey Lighthouse Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCoast / BeachDateEarly Mar
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Ku-ring-gai Chase NP, Sydney areaCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)6Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteBarrenjoey Lighthouse Trail
NotesA pleasant walk along to the end of the peninsula to the north of Palm Beach with wonderful views across Pittwater and out over the ocean.
Palm Beach (L) and Pittwater (R) from nr Barrenjoey Lighthouse, Barrenjoey Lighthouse Trail (T), Ku-ring-gai Chase NP, Sydney area, New South Wales, Australia, 9-Mar-03, ah586

   
Royal Coastal Track Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainCoast / BeachDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Royal NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)28Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RouteCoastal Track
NotesAlthough normally completed as a two-day walk, an early start from Otford will allow enough time to catch the last ferry from Bundeena. The sandstone colours and pounding ocean make this one of the best walks in New South Wales.
View SW along coast from The Cobblers to Marley Beach Section, 26km (S), Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF5

Sandstone outcrop and view SW along coast from The Cobblers to Marley Beach Section, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF6

Sandstone Block along coast from The Cobblers to Marley Beach Section, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF7

Marley Beach (L) and Marley Lagoon (R) from Marley Head, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF8

Waves from track between Marley Beach and Little Marley Beach, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF9

Little Marley Beach, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF10

Sandstone colours on section between Little Marley Beach and Wattamolla, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF11

Sandstone bedding and view NE on Little Morley Beach to Wattamolla section, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF12

Wattamolla Lagoon where Creek enters lagoon, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF13

Curracurrong cliffs and view SW from Curracurrang to Curracurrong section, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF14

North Era and South Era Beaches from Garie Beach to South Era section, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF16

Eucalypt forest at junction of Coastal Track and Gawawarra Farm Track, Burning Palms to Otford section, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF17

Eucalypt sap at junction of Coastal Track and Gawawarra Farm Track, Burning Palms to Otford section, Coastal Track (T), Royal NP, New South Wales, Australia, 25-Apr-04, BF18

   
Manly Scenic Walkway Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateEarly Mar
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Sydney Harbour NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)10Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteManly Scenic Walkway
NotesThis walk allows an "over the fence" peek into suburban life at the harbour's edge in Sydney. There are fine harbour views as well as plenty of quiet sandy coves. The walk can easily be extended by a few kilometres to make it into a circuit walk.
Manly Cove (L) and North Harbour from Manly Scenic Walkway, Sydney, Manly Scenic Walkway (T), Sydney Harbour NP, New South Wales, Australia, 9-Mar-03, ah587

Sydney, Middle Head and Middle Harbour from Manly Scenic Walkway, Sydney, Manly Scenic Walkway (T), Sydney Harbour NP, New South Wales, Australia, 9-Mar-03, ah588

Sydney and Hunters Bay from Manly Scenic Walkway, Sydney, Manly Scenic Walkway (T), Sydney Harbour NP, New South Wales, Australia, 9-Mar-03, ah589

 
Rose Bay / Hornby Lighthouse Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNew South Wales (Sydney Region), Sydney Harbour NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)17Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteRose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay
NotesThis walk meanders alon the Harbour-side and Ocean-side of the peninsula leading to South Head, with fine Sydney Harbour views and pretty beaches.
Harbour Bridge and Harbour from Dumaresq St, Rose Bay, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF19

Milk Beach and view across Port Jackson to Sydney, Hermitage Foreshore Walk, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), Sydney Harbour NP, New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF20

Watson's Bay and suburbs of Vaucluse, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF21

Camp Cove beach, Watson's Bay, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF22

Gap Bluff (L) and North Head (R) (ie entrance to Syndey Harbour) from just south of Gap Bluff, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), Sydney Harbour NP, New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF23

Suburbs of Rose Bay North from above Diamond Bay, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF25

Church nr Gap Bluff, City and Port Jackson from nr Dunbar Memorial Lookout, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF24

City view from junction of Portland and Gilbert St (looking down Blake St), Rose Bay, Sydney (S), Rose Bay - Shark Beach - Hornby Lighthouse - Gap Bluff - Diamond Bay - Rose Bay (T), New South Wales, Australia, 26-Apr-04, BF26