Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach Walk

Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach walk

One of the most enjoyable Sydney Harbour walking tracks is the Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach walk. This 6.5km trail swirls its way past secluded beaches, picturesque bays, impressive lookouts and historical sights.

Get ready to be overwhelmed by spectacular Harbour views, luscious bushland and thriving wildlife, with the Sydney CBD only a stone’s throw away.

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Cremorne Point Circuit Walk

Cremorne Point circuit walk

The Cremorne Point Walk is an easy 3km foreshore circuit trail in the lower north shore with beautiful views across Mosman Bay, Sydney Harbour and the city skyline.

Discover Robertsons Point Lighthouse, Cremorne Reserve and the MacCallum swimming pool as you wander past picturesque gardens and impressive old mansions, only a short ferry trip away from Circular Quay.

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Rose Bay to Watsons Bay Walk, Including the Hermitage Foreshore Track

Rose Bay to Watsons Bay walk

The Rose Bay to Watsons Bay walk is one of the most scenic coastal walking tracks in the Sydney Harbour National Park.

The walk takes in secluded beaches, beautiful parks and picturesque bays, with amazing panoramic views of the city and the harbour to enjoy along the way.

Part of this walking trail is the Hermitage Foreshore Track that runs from Bayview Hill Rd (just north of Rose Bay) to Nielsen Park.

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Balls Head Reserve and Waverton Peninsula Reserve

Balls Head Reserve and Waverton Peninsula Reserve

Balls Head Reserve in the Sydney lower north shore is a true bushland oasis overlooking the beautiful Sydney Harbour.

The reserve is home to a number of different bush walking tracks that combine natural beauty with great views across Sydney Harbour, taking in the CBD skyline, the Harbour Bridge, Goat Island and surrounding peninsulas.

Next door neighbour Waverton Peninsula Reserve is a must-visit too, as its rich history, serene walking trails and panoramic views will not disappoint.

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Glebe Foreshore Walk

Glebe Foreshore walk

The Glebe Foreshore walking track is a pleasant walk that goes from Bicentennial and Jubilee Park in Glebe to the Sydney Fish Market in Pyrmont, along Rozelle Bay and Blackwattle Bay.

This walking track offers great views of the Sydney CBD skyline, the Anzac Bridge and the Sydney Harbour.

There are several parks and reserves along the way to relax, and to soak up the peaceful vibe and scenic views of this picturesque part of Sydney.

When you finish this walking track in Pyrmont on the other side of Blackwattle Bay, make sure you treat yourself to some fresh seafood at the famous Sydney Fish Market.

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Watsons Bay Walking Track Around South Head

Watsons Bay walk around South Head

The Watsons Bay Walk is a scenic hike around South Head featuring beautiful views of Sydney Harbour, the city skyline, the Tasman Sea, North Head and the historic Hornby Lighthouse.

On a weekday there is plenty of parking available but in the busy weekends finding a parking spot can be a challenge. Public transport is good, with regular buses (324 and 325) departing Circular Quay.

You can also catch the ferry to Watsons Bay from Circular Quay which may be a nice opportunity to see even more of Sydney Harbour, the sailing ships, and not to mention the prestigious waterfront mansions.

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