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“the river”(37 reviews)
“great spot”(5 reviews)
“bush walking”(5 reviews)
Plassey Road, Macquarie Park, Ryde, New South Wales 2113, Australia
+61 2 9888 9133
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All reviews the river great spot bush walking great north bike ride public transport hidden gem paddle boats row boat sydney cbd picnic area couple of hours great place for kids picnic lunch bush turkeys lovely hike natural beauty
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

beautiful picnic areas and lovely bird life. It is not too hot there in summer as trees create a shady atmosphere, loads of parking and even ground for those who have difficulty walking.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andreas c
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is a lovely and accessible retreat in the city where you can walk or kayak. Years ago you could swim there, but you don't see that these days. I nice place for a family gathering.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Sue R
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

I wanted to go for a quick hike while on a break from a conference at Macquarie University. This NP was just the ticket! I walked from campus to the Great North Walk Trail (which goes through the NP) in just 10-15 minutes. Lovely hike!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank byrdnick
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We enjoyed looking around this National Park - but like so many others in the area - one day was enough. Great to have nature in a city environment

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MaryL29
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We live not far the park and we often have gatherings of friends for picnic, sometimes for BBQ. You can book/ reserve a site of your liking and size. The park offers beautiful surroundings of bush, flora and some fauna. You can also go for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank MigSydney
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This took me 4 hours with all the diversions you can do but take water.It is relatively easy and well signposted(apart from the creek crossing needed at the top end ,and the blue hole).I preferred the top half where noone goes.Much more interesting.You can get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 557jill557
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I strolled and took photos. Others walked, jogged, ran and cycled. Other folks even drove. Full blown nature 10km from Sydney CBD. Awesome. The tourist park is brilliant place for all sorts of accommodation.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peter W
Reviewed 16 June 2018

I've been coming here with my children for years and love the birdlife in the bush as well as the rock formations and waterfalls.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank AstroSydney64
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

If you really want to get yourself lost in nature this is the best place. It's less explored and hence I find it more beautiful.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Bhuvana S
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Started with a wonderful breakfast at the cafe. Enjoyed a lovely walk on a perfect day. Great walks, loved seeing the boats on the water. Perfect spot for families.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Julie A
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Zakie K
27 July 2018|
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Response from geotech522 | Reviewed this property |
The part of the park I visited had no facilities at all.