Urban Walks

A selection of urban walks in and around Sydney and New south Wales including maps, pictures, highlights and characteristics.

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Best Sydney Walks

Barangaroo Reserve, a Modern Urban Oasis

Barangaroo Reserve is a modern Sydney Harbour foreshore park, part of a huge transformation project that is changing an old and ugly industrial site into a thriving business, entertainment and leisure precinct, conveniently located on the western side of the CBD.

Let’s have a closer look at this beautiful new park in the Sydney Harbour.

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The Goods Line, Sydney’s New Urban Walkway

The Goods Line is a partly elevated urban walkway from Central Station in the Sydney CBD to Darling Harbour that follows the route of the once bustling but long neglected railway line.

After completion of a $15 million transformation, The Goods Line re-opened to the public on Sunday 30 August 2015 as a walkway, linear park and open space.

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Cockatoo Island: History, Hiking and Glamping

Cockatoo Island is a UNESCO World-Heritage and National Heritage Listed island, situated right in the middle of beautiful Sydney Harbour. Cockatoo Island has a rich history as a shipbuilding yard and Commonwealth naval base and also as a convict island.

You can experience all this first-hand by wandering around on the island and absorbing its well-preserved history.

Catch a ferry from Circular Quay, score a free map from the visitor centre and enjoy a wonderful day out. Or book a luxury tent on the camping site and enjoy two days on this unique island.

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