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Sydney Harbour National Park, Sydney

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Historic Walking Area
Visit tranquil islands and sheltered beaches, and get a grip on the rich pre- and post-colonial history of New South Wales at Sydney Harbour National Park. You can learn about Sydney’s past on a guided tour, getting a taste of rich Indigenous, colonial, and military heritage, as well as enjoying the natural aquatic reserves and archipelagos. The park itself offers excellent swimming spots, hiking trails, and rest areas, with the cultural intrigue of seeing Indigenous reburial sites where ancestral remains have been returned. Observe native wildlife as you gaze out over the ocean--if here in winter, you might even see whales on their annual migration. Our Sydney vacation trip planner makes visiting Sydney Harbour National Park and other Sydney attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We spent half a day walking the gentle trails. Some hill climbing but nothing too strenuous. Wear sensible shoes, take a drink abd some sun lotion and youll be set.  more »
  • We hiked from Shelly Beach to North Head. There's great views and breezes when you get close to the water. Otherwise the trails were pretty hot! Stop by the Bella Vista Cafe to cool down with some smo...  more »
  • After we finished our breakfast at the Boathouse, Shelley Beach, i stepped in to the park. It's huge, so if you're in rush, like one hour left before you leave the town, then you better short cut back...  more »