Itineraries: Half Day



Walk: City Foreshore

Start: Circular Quay Ferry Wharves
Finish: St James Station, Elizabeth Street, City.
Grade: Easy
Duration: 2 hours
Points of Interest: Sydney Opera House; Farm Cove; Royal Botanical Gardens; Mrs Macquarie's Chair; Woolloomooloo Bay; The Domain; Art Gallery of NSW: Hyde Park



Walk: The Hermitage Trail, Vaucluse

This popular bushwalk follows the harbour foreshore for a few kilometres from Neilsen Park, Vaucluse to Rose Bay in Sydney's eastern suburbs. The walk passes three beaches - Queens, Tingara and Milk Beachs - all of which are sheltered, shallow and calm. Strickland House and its surrounding grounds behind and the magnificent Sydney Harbour panorama across the water, is well worth visiting.





Walk The Lower North Shore

Explore the bays and harbourside suburbs of Sydney's exclusive lower north shore - Milsons Point, McMahons Point, and Kirribilli. Starting in the Sydney city area, highlights include a walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge; Kirribilli House (Prime Minister's residence); Luna Park; Wendy's Secret Garden and plenty of city skyline views from locations along the way. The walk returns to the city via the bridge.
Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 5.5km. Grade: easy.





Walk: Smoothey Park, Wollstonecraft

The walking track from Smoothey Park to Gore Cove through Milray Reserve to Berry Island passes through one of a number of delightful pockets of natural bushland on Sydney Harbour's Lower North Shore. It is not what you would expect to find just a few kilometres from the centre of the city.





Walk: Taronga Zoo to Chowder Bay

Part of the 6 km Taronga to Balmora Beach Walk, the track covers the around of Sydney Harbour around Bradleys Head. It incorporates pockets of bushland, isolated beaches, historic colonial era forts, historic monuments and spectacular harbour views. Highlights: Taronga Zoo, Bradleys Head, Taylors Bay, Clifton Gardens, Chowder Bay.
Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 8km return. Grade: easy/moderate





Walk: Burns Bay Reserve, Riverview

Burns Bay on the Lane Cove River is a tranquil cove into which flows Tannery Creek (also known as Burns Bay Creek). The creek flows through a valley, a walking trail follows the creek to the upper section of the valley and what must be one of the most picturesque bushland reserves in the Sydney suburban area. Tree ferns thrive under a canopy of Sydney Red Gums, Blackbutts and Turpentines. The walking trail emerges in Tennyson Park on River Road opposite Seville Street.





Walk: Taronga Zoo to Chowder Bay

Part of the 6 km Taronga to Balmora Beach Walk, the track covers the around of Sydney Harbour around Bradleys Head. It incorporates pockets of bushland, isolated beaches, historic colonial era forts, historic monuments and spectacular harbour views. Highlights: Taronga Zoo, Bradleys Head, Taylors Bay, Clifton Gardens, Chowder Bay.
Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 8km return. Grade: easy/moderate





Walk: Rushcutters Bay to Rose Bay

This walk takes you through some of Sydney's most exclusive eastern suburbs harbourside locations, commencing at Rushcutters Bay near Kings Cross and Darlinghurst. Stroll through historic tree-lined streets and explore many parks along the way. Excellent harbour views. Highlights: Redleaf Pool; Seven Shillings Beach: Point Piper; Lady Martins Beach. Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 5.5km. Grade: easy





Walk: Sydney of the Flrst Fleet

A self-guided historical walking tour in the vicinity of Sydney's Circular Quay which identifies the location of the buildings of Sydney created by those who arrived with the First Fleet. Grade: easy.
Start: Circular Quay
Finish: Circular Quay
Duration: 2 hours





Ferry to Taronga Zoo

Start: Circular Quay Ferry Wharves
Finish: Circular Quay Ferry Wharves
Transport: Taronga Zoo Ferry
Duration: Half day to full day
Points of Interest: Ride on Taronga Zoo ferry; harbour views; Taronga Zoo (entry fees apply)






Ferry to Cockatoo Island

Start: Circular Quay Ferry Wharves
Finish: Circular Quay Ferry Wharves
Transport: Parramatta River Ferry
Duration: Half day to full day
Points of Interest: Ride on Parramatta River ferry; harbour and river views; convict era relics; industrial heritage relics





Ferry To Manly

Start: Circular Quay, Manly Ferry Wharf
Finish: Circular Quay, Manly Ferry Wharf
Transport: Ferry
Duration: Half day to full day
Points of Interest: Ferry ride; Harbour views; Manly sightseeing; cafes and restaurants at Manly; Manly Beach; Manly Cove; walks around Manly




Ferry and Walk: Cremorne Point

Start: Circular Quay, Mosman Ferry Wharf
Finish: Circular Quay, Mosman Ferry Wharf
Transport: Ferry
Duration: Two hours
Points of Interest: Ferry ride; Harbour views; Cremorne Point walk




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