National Park Activities - the Sydney Region

New South Wales (NSW)

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Sydney Out Back
Sydney Outback’s flagship product, the Wilderness and Aboriginal Explorer, offers nature, Aboriginal and aquatic based tours to remote, spectacular destinations ‘out back’ of Sydney. We offer full day tours to the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park National Park, located just 45 minutes north of central Sydney. Our itineraries and commentaries combine to create experiences that link these diverse landscapes with the six key drivers of the Australian and Sydney tourism market: • Nature ...
1st Wattle Grove Scout Group
Did you know that Scouting is the largest youth movement in the world? Scouting is a worldwide youth movement with current membership at 28 million (around 60,000 in Australia). Scouting is a voluntary, non-political educational organisation for all young people. The programs are flexible with a wide range of activities adapted to meet the needs of young people in their community. Activities are based on the interests of the young people with an emphasis on useful skills and service to others. Many ...
ECOTREASURES
Discover some of Sydney's natural treasures with expert local Sydney tour guides. EcoTreasures specialises in Eco Tourism experiences of Sydney's Northern Beaches from Manly to Palm Beach and into Ku-ring-gai Chase and Sydney Harbour National Parks, New South Wales, Australia. EcoTreasure's mission is to provide you with an unforgettable fun, relaxing Australian experience while increasing your knowledge about Australian wildlife, environment, culture, heritage and fun things to do in Sydney.
Cronulla and National Park Ferry Cruises
ENJOY A WONDERFUL CRUISE EXPERIENCE ON THE PRISTINE WATERS OF THE PORT HACKING WITH CRONULLA AND NATIONAL PARK FERRY CRUISES Multi–award winning Cronulla and National Park Ferry Cruises is a family owned business that has been operating scenic cruises and the Bundeena Ferry on the pristine waters of Port Hacking, just thirty minutes south of Sydney, for over twenty-five years. The Hacking is surrounded by the second oldest National Park in the world, which is famous for its abundant wildlife and ...
Orienteering is a sport that challenges both the body and the mind. It's also loads of fun! The aim is to use a special orienteering map to navigate your way around a course and visit marked check points along the way. You choose a course that suits your age and experience and proceed at your own pace: walk, jog or run. It is a race but you decide if you want to just race yourself or be the next world champion! The course may take you through urban areas, parks, schools, farmland or forests. Events ...

Australian Orienteering Carnival

From 23-09-2017 To 01-10-2017

Seven orienteering events over nine days in the Bathurst area. Incorporates Aust champs and Bathurst 3days and is for all even beginners.

Cumberland State Forest is a unique urban forest located 30km north west of Sydney. Boasting 40 hectares of beautiful bushland and a huge array of bird life, there are easy-to-medium grade scenic walking tracks as well as BBQs for family gatherings. There’s something to suit all ages and a variety of interests! Discover what forests in NSW have to offer – forests provide timber, employment, habitat, clean air, water and a place to be. Come along to one of our activities, grab a coffee or lunch ...
Staffed by volunteers, the Kalkari Discovery Centre has a range of educational experiences for visitors. There are displays on Australian fauna, Aboriginal heritage and a three dimensional slide show. The wheelchair-accessible Discovery trail offers stunning views of Cockle Creek and a chance to see wallabies and the local birdlife. The volunteer staff can assist you in booking onto your next Discovery activity.
Straddling the two headlands at the entrance to Botany Bay, this national park features a unique combination of natural and cultural heritage. The park is the site of first contact between the crew of James Cook's Endeavour and the Aboriginal people of Australia in 1770. It's also the place where France's famous explorer Jean François de Galaup, Comte de Lapérouse, arrived within a week of the British First Fleet in 1788. Beneath the park's gouged sandstone cliffs, there are rich marine environments. ...
Visitor centresPublic transportWheelchair facilitiesNo campingNo caravan sitesNo accommodationLookoutsPicnic tablesKiosks/cafesWalkingDogs and other domestic animals not permittedNo horse riding trailsCycling trailsNo car touringNo 4WD touring routesNo canoeing opportunitiesNo sailing or boatingFishingSwimmingSnorkelling/divingNo adventure recreation opportunities Straddling the two headlands at the entrance to Botany Bay, this national park features a unique combination of natural and cultural ...
The Blue Mountains Heritage Centre provides information on Blue Mountains National Park and surrounding areas, an interactive educational display, video screenings and a gallery. You can purchase:national parks walking track guides, maps, books on the Blue Mountains, Aboriginal history and flora and fauna, Australian-made souvenirs, clothing and gifts.
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is where the Hawkesbury River meets the sea: a tight cluster of secretive, winding creeks, sheltered beaches, hidden coves and wide expanses of deep blue water. You'll find heathlands on the sandstone ridges, dense forests on the slopes, and mangroves on the tidal mudflats. The park's scenic beauty is combined with a rich Aboriginal heritage and a strong sense of history. So it's hardly surprising that millions of walkers, boaters, swimmers and picnickers have visited ...
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is where the Hawkesbury River meets the sea: a tight cluster of secretive, winding creeks, sheltered beaches, hidden coves and wide expanses of deep blue water. You'll find heathlands on the sandstone ridges, dense forests on the slopes, and mangroves on the tidal mudflats. The park's scenic beauty is combined with a rich Aboriginal heritage and a strong sense of history. So it's hardly surprising that millions of walkers, boaters, swimmers and picnickers have visited ...
This nature reserve is managed to preserve its wonderful diversity of plants and animals for scientific and educational purposes. Each spring, it puts on one of Sydney's most vibrant natural floral shows, including native orchids, bright pink eriostemons, purple boronias and towering Gymea lilies.
Highlights: An impressive expanse of bush and sandstone country close to the heart of Sydney, with great water and bush views, waterfalls, historic heritage and scenery. Located close to the heart of Sydney, Garigal covers bushland from Middle Harbour Creek north to Mona Vale Road and east to the Wakehurst Parkway.
This park features steep forested hillsides, plateaus and riverside flats, all of which conserve some of Sydney's best river habitat for native plants and animals. There are several popular riverside picnic areas, large and small, and a network of walking tracks. Stroll around peaceful Yeramba Lagoon, home to more than 100 bird species, or walk along the Ridge Track, which offers spectacular river views. In this park, vehicle entry fees are $7 per vehicle per day. The park is open 6am-6:30pm AEST ...
More than three million people come to Blue Mountains National Park each year. For many it's enough just to find a lookout and gaze across the park's chiselled sandstone outcrops and hazy blue forests. Others walk or cycle along the cliff-tops and in the valleys, following paths that were created for Victorian-era honeymooners, or discovered by Aboriginal hunters many thousands of years ago. Over 140km of walking tracks of all grades (some accessible for people with a disability) in diverse settings ...

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National park activities around 30km from the Sydney Region

he park protects an enormous arid landscape of space and solitude. The rolling red-sand dunes of the Strzelecki desert ripple through the western section, graduating past surprising wetlands surrounded by white sands. Flat-topped mesas and fantastic views characterise the central Jump-Up country. Remnant gidgee woodland, the catchment system of the ephemeral Twelve-Mile Creek and gibber and grass-covered plains dominate the east, while 450 million year old granite tors surrounding Tibooburra form ...
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