Brooklyn to Cowan forms part of the Great North Walk, with the track ascending from Brooklyn and traversing a number of ridges before descending to Cowan Creek. The final section is a steep ascent from Jerusalem Bay to Cowan.
Mt Ku-ring-gai to Berowra along the Berowra Track is a pleasant bushwalk that follows Cowan Creek for most of the way, with views on the descent from Mt Ku-ring-gai and the remains of a metal boat hull at Waratah Bay.
Lord Howe Island is an amazing “island paradise” two hours from Sydney. It offers a range of outdoor activities including hiking and kayaking, unique birdlife and a huge variety of landscapes from beaches to rainforest.