Guide to National Parks in Australia

Around Sydney

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GARIGAL NATIONAL PARK

Garigal National Park, in Sydney’s north, is the fifth largest park in Sydney metropolitan area. It has over 35 recognised bushwalking trails covering over 120km and at least another 30 “unofficial” tracks that are used by bushwalkers and mountain-bikers. Read more…

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KU-RING-GAI CHASE NATIONAL PARK

The largest park in the Sydney metropolitan area and second oldest national park in Australia. Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park has over 50 bushwalks covering 200km+ of formal and informal trails, as well as many swimming holes, mountain biking trails and kayaking spots. Read more…

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KU-RING-GAI CHASE – WESt HEAD

Within Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is West Head, which boasts a huge variety of walks in a relatively small part of the park. The 23 walks cover secluded beaches, Aboriginal engraving sites, some more challenging off-track routes and spectacular lookouts. Read more…

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BOUDDI NATIONAL PARK

About an hour north of Sydney on the Central Coast, Bouddi National Park offers some spectacular walks, pristine beaches and stunning lookouts. This guide covers the best bushwalks, walking trails (20+), lookouts, picnic areas and campgrounds.  Read more…

Northern Territory

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ULURU-KATA TJUTA NATIONAL PARK

A relatively small but very popular national park in the Northern Territory, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park boasts some spectacular scenery. While there are only two longer walks, the park has multiple lookouts over Uluru and Kata Tjuta and offers many experiences and activities. Read more…

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