Welcome to Best Sydney Walks

Best Sydney Walks is your leading online guide to the best walking tracks, sights 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 great city has to offer. New South Wales is very diverse – you can walk the beaches, the coast, the mountains and the bush, and of course the magnificent Sydney Harbour.

And with Sydney’s almost perfect climate, there are lots of other exciting and adventurous activities you can do outdoors. Are you ready?

Top 19 Best Hikes in Sydney

With so many walking trails to choose from in and around Sydney, which one should you pick? To help you get started, ​check out our top 19 best hikes in ​Sydney.

Best hikes in Sydney

Discover the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains region is one of the most popular tourist and weekend-getaway destinations in New South Wales.

Just over an hour away from Sydney, this World Heritage listed area is home to a large number of beautiful walking tracks, scenic waterfalls, deep valleys, and numerous lookout points with breathtaking views.

Discover Royal National Park

Established in 1879, the Royal National Park is Australia’s oldest and the world’s second oldest national park.

From scenic lookout points and pretty waterfalls, to isolated beaches and natural swimming pools, this 15,000 hectares large park has something for everyone.

Sydney Day Trips and Getaways

No matter how beautiful Sydney is, sometimes we just want to escape the city for a nice day trip, or a long weekend away.

Discover Sydney’s Sights

With an amazing city skyline, several unique landmarks and lots of beautiful national parks, Sydney has no shortage of scenic lookouts, waterfalls and other sights to visit.

Discover Sydney’s Beaches

One of the perks of living in an amazing city such as Sydney is that there is no shortage of beautiful beaches.

While some of these beaches are famous around the world and draw big crowds on warm summer days, there are also still lots of quiet and secluded beaches to enjoy in Sydney.

Things to Do in Sydney

Sydney is the largest and most popular city in Australia, visited by millions of tourists each year.

What sets Sydney apart from other global cities are the unique landmarks such as the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, the world-famous Sydney Harbour, a stunning coastline, various beautiful lookout points with great views, and also a thriving arts, culture and dining scene.

Sydney for Dogs

Are you a dog owner living in Sydney? We’ve got you covered!

Plan Your Stay in Sydney

Choosing the right accommodation in Sydney for your upcoming holiday can be challenging task. Your hotel and also the area you’re staying in can make or break a holiday.

This is particularly true for Sydney since the layout of the city is rather complicated.

Outdoor Gear

Unbiased reviews and recommendations for essential outdoor gear such as hiking poles, water bottles, GPS watches, tents, backpacks and more.

Get in Touch

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Sydney's best walking tracks and sights