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Best hiking trail

I love this trail for hiking and running. Like to take visitors here as the views are fabulous. If... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
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Stunning! Absolutely Stunning!

A magic walk that's hidden away. A real gem. We live in the Lower North Shore and in the 8 years... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
North Sydney, Australia
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Balmoral, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
+61 2 9978 4000
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I love this trail for hiking and running. Like to take visitors here as the views are fabulous. If I have the time I run from Sirius Cove to Chowder Bay. Stunning scenery.

Thank LynneS1126
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

A magic walk that's hidden away. A real gem. We live in the Lower North Shore and in the 8 years living here we can't done this walk.... no idea why we haven't found it earlier. One of the best walks in the area. Highly...More

Thank Lloyd_Sydney
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Stunning harbour foreshore walk, great park at Chowder Bay, small cafe at the northern end serving coffee and cold drinks, snacks; Park is great for children, dogs, picnics

Thank Okanui_Man
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is part of a longer walking bushland track between Taronga Zoo and Balmoral. The walk is well known to locals but not to tourists. For tourists with a few extra days in Sydney, this is a wonderful option if you are looking for things...More

Thank Mairwen1
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

What better way to exercise, take in fresh air, stunning scenery and enjoy the Australian flora than walking this walk. I would suggest going mid week as it tends to get busy on the weekend particularly liked by the runners. One of the weekends I...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This spectacular walk of the harbour perimeter is well worth doing. It is best done on a fine weekend when the harbour is active however it can be busy. One should be prepared to come face to face with the local wildlife, lizards, birdlife and...More

Thank Glenn E
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Shady walk with views over Saturday Sydney harbour regattas. Delightful cafe/restaurant stops especially at Chowder Bay. Easy to spot bird life from diving cormorants to quirky quiffed Red-whiskered Bulbuls, New Holland Honeyeaters, Yellow Robin, soaring Sea Eagle cry of the shy make and female Whipbirds...More

Thank HealthMed
Reviewed 18 January 2018

A great job has been done by the Trust that operates the parkland. Bush paths are great. Natural bushland. Parking, cafes, restaurants, beaches, views. We take the dogs walking here all the time. Highly recommended for overseas visitors.

Thank roger h
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is local for me and quite a favourite. One downside: if you start from Balmoral Oval the metal grating walkway is hell for a dog. We go up the back of the oval through a bush walk along the path of a stream. Stella...More

Thank Wayne I
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This walk is quite easy and is one of the most beautiful walks around Sydney harbour .There are secluded beaches you can stop off for a swim and there are good restaurants at the end to reward yourself.

Thank RossCSydney
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Response from Wayne I | Reviewed this property |
Oh, if you start from Balmoral at the side of the park the walkway up the hill is grated and very uncomfortable for dogs paws. Instead follow the stream at the back up the hill.