Summary of Hikes

List of all hikes by country (and then state/region) and sorted by hike length.

Location is the starting point with a link to Google Maps.

Difficulty is subjective, and is a combination of elevation gain/loss, terrain and ease of navigation. So a short off-track walk may be “Hard” while a long walk may be “Easy”.

Hiking Guides

Guide to Overnight Walks near Sydney

Overnight and multi-day bushwalks within 2-3 hours of Sydney, with a summary of each walk and link to detailed track notes, topographical maps and additional resources.

Best Day Hikes in Sydney

A selection of the best bushwalks you can do in a day – coastal treks, walks with views, pub-to-pub walks, swimming holes and a couple of slightly different options!

Rock Art and Trig Stations

Trig Stations around Sydney

There are about 6000 trig stations in NSW and about a third are on goverment land…  this list focuses on those located in national parks and reserves.


An overiew of Aboriginal engraving and rock art sites around Sydney, with links to more information where available.

National Park Guides

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Information on over 60 bushwalks as well as swimming holes, mountain biking trails and kayaking spots in the largest park in the Sydney metropolitan area.


Over 35 recognised bushwalking trails covering over 120km and at least another 35 “unofficial” tracks in the fifth largest park in Sydney metropolitan area.