Welcome to Best Sydney Walks

Best Sydney Walks is a growing online guide to the best walks, hikes, tracks, trails and other exciting outdoor activities in and around Sydney Australia, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Hiking in Sydney is the best way to fully enjoy and appreciate everything this beautiful city has to offer. Sydney is very diverse – you can walk the beaches, the mountains and the bush, and of course the magnificent harbour. And with Sydney’s almost perfect climate, there are lots of other exciting and adventurous activities you can do outdoors.

At Best Sydney Walks we aim to feature walks for everyone. All our walks include a description of the highlights and the grading, so you can pick a walk suitable for your company and your mood, whether it be a casual jog or a day out with the kids.

All walks covered on our website offer amazing scenery so make sure you bring your camera with you when you go out and about to try one of these amazing walking trails. The walks are categorised into bay walks, bush walks, coastal walks, island walks and urban walks. We have also recently started documenting our favourite beaches and popular sights in Sydney and New South Wales.

We would love to hear from you too. Head to our contact page and shoot us an email if you have any questions or suggestions, or if you would simply like to share your Sydney adventures with us.


Popular Bay Walks

What makes Sydney so beautiful is the Harbour and its countless bays. These bays are often home to the most scenic walking trails you can find in New South Wales. You don’t need to travel far to enjoy beautiful natural scenery.

Here are some of the most popular bay walks in Sydney:

Best Sydney Walks: Rose Bay to Watsons Bay walk

Best Sydney Walks: Watsons Bay walk

Best walks in Sydney: Balls Head reserve

Best Walks in Sydney: Glebe Foreshore walk

Popular Coastal Walks

New South Wales has a truly amazing coastline, with beautiful beaches, sandstone cliffs, rock pools and parks. The Sydney coastline, from Palm Beach in the north, all the way to Cronulla and the Royal National Park in the south, offers some of the most beautiful walking tracks.

Here are a few of these amazing coastal walks in Sydney and New South Wales:

Best Sydney Walks: Spit Bridge to Manly walk

Best Sydney Walks: Federation Cliff walk

Best walks in Sydney: Bondi to Coogee walk

Best walks in Sydney: Barrenjoey Lighthouse walk

Popular Bush Walks

Sydney is not only very well known because of its beautiful coastline, it is in fact also home to some of the best bushwalks hikers could wish for. What’s great is that you don’t actually have to go far away from the city to enjoy native bushland.

Here are some of these awesome bush walks in and around Sydney:

Maitland Bay track

The Forest Path

Narrabeen Lagoon trail

Lake Parramatta Reserve

Sydney Urban Walks

Sydney also has great walking trails with a more urban character. Here are a few examples of exciting urban walks in Sydney:

Barangaroo Reserve

The Goods Line

Island Walks

There are lots of islands in Sydney and New South Wales that can be explored, some more well-known than others. Discover some of these islands with us:

Dangar Island

Cockatoo Island

Popular Sights

Here are some of the best sights to visit in and around Sydney:

Bobbin Head

West Head lookout

Somersby Falls

Govetts Leap lookout

Awesome Sydney Beaches

Sydney and New South Wales are blessed with hundreds of beautiful beaches. White sandy beaches, surf beaches, secluded beaches that not many people know about and world-famous beaches such as Bondi and Manly.

Here are some of these beautiful beaches in and around Sydney:

Milk Beach and Strickland House in Vaucluse

Wattamolla Beach

Resolute Beach

Whale Beach

Recent Blog Posts

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