Best trails in Sydney

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Looking for a great trail near Sydney, New South Wales? AllTrails has 178 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Sydney Harbour National Park or Royal National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Berowra Valley Regional Park or Bidjigal Reserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 105 easy trails in Sydney ranging from 0.8 to 21.2 miles and from 0 to 1,312 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Sydney
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#1 - Spit Bridge to Manly Walk
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 50 m
This route can be done in either direction, but most people go from Spit Bridge to Manly. The trail can get a bit dusty in summer, and doesn’t offer much shade so wear plenty of sunscreen! Feeling enShow more
#2 - Bondi Beach to Coogee Beach Walk
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
A must do if you are in Sydney. The trail can certainly be crowded, but this is easily overcome by the jaw dropping vistas at every turn. There is great bus service to both Bondi and Coogee. Apply plShow more
#3 - North Head via Blue Fish Track
Sydney Harbour National Park
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
A stunning walk through coastal heath with a views of Sydney Harbour, the city skyline, South Head, and Manly Beach. Walk clockwise and take a dip at Little Manly Point on your return (calm, harbour sShow more
#4 - Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head Track
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 57 m
This route is an easy day trip from Sydney. The trail is quite rocky so be prepared with adequate footwear and the route doesn't have much signage so some navigating might be necessary at times.Show more
#5 - Coogee Beach to Bondi Beach Walk
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
This is a must-do walk along the incredible Sydney beaches. You can enter this route at almost any street along the coast, and exit wherever you please. Some areas are very heavily trafficked. There iShow more
#6 - The Bay Run
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
This is a great circuit for those looking for some exercise. It's a paved path used by runners, cyclists, and everything in between. You won't find isolation here, but if you're looking for an easy exShow more
#7 - Great North Walk: Mount Kuring-Gai to Berowra
Berowra Valley National Park
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
This is a great track not far from the city. Runners will appreciate this route as there are long stretches of long wide paths. There are a variety of habitats on this trek.Show more
#8 - Lyrebird and Middle Harbour Track
Garigal National Park
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 4 h 19 m
This is a great walk along the river right near the city. Easy enough for the whole family. This is an out-and-back trail so you can turn around whenever and make it as short as you'd like. There are Show more
#9 - Taronga Zoo to Chowder Bay Hike
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 30 m
This trail packs a lot of Australia into one day: a harbor ferry trip past the Opera House, getting up close with native wildlife and a walk through habitats ranging from eucalyptus to rainforest. AndShow more
#10 - Manly Dam Loop
Manly-Warringah War Memorial Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 13 m
This is a relatively easy walk good for the whole family. There are even some nice waterfalls along the way too.Show more
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