The Sydney Walking People
We believe Sydney’s best natural beauty can only be accessed on foot.
Discover the best walks in Sydney, from the very best coastal walks to lesser-known bush walks. You’ll find the stories and information you need to spark and nurture a life-long love of nature, right here in the city’s backyard.
You’ll benefit from our knowledge and well-trodden expertise as we share the Sydney we know and love, so you can get out there and experience the best walks in Sydney for yourself.
More than just a hike, learn the stories that bring the land to life. Exclusively guided for a premium experience.
The best walks in Sydney to explore at your leisure. Detailed notes with stories and tips to get the most from your walk every time.
Combining experience and enthusiasm for the Adventurous Journey hiking challenge.
Stories, videos and information on walking in Sydney.
It’s the adventure you’ve been waiting for; heading off on an overnight hike… until you realise that you’ll be carrying the kitchen, bedroom, lounge room, bathroom – your whole house – on your back. Take a shortcut to success by learning from the experts with our hiking tips for beginners. REGISTER HERE In one hour, learn the […]
Enjoy your trip to Wedding Cake Rock and the White Cliffs of Marley in Royal National Park. It’s a unique coastal formation that won’t last forever, so see it while you can. It’s sandstone, sure, but not as you know it. Whether you’re after a microadventure or a bushwalk with a purpose, I hope you […]
Walk down onto the sand at the western end of Jibbon Beach, Bundeena, there’s a sign saying “Royal National Park, A Dharawal Place”. But what is a Dharawal place? Dharawal were the Aboriginal people that lived in southern Sydney. What makes here any more Dharawal than the developed suburb of Cronulla across the water? The […]
It’s confession time: I don’t go bush walking half as much as I could, and my fancy new boots are still not worn in. Once upon a time, I’d call myself a hiker (actually, I would have said, “I like bush walking” but not called myself a “bushwalker” – a subtle difference related to how high […]
You’ll find an abundance of wildflowers from mid-late winter in Sydney wherever you find native bushland. This means National Parks are ideal – try Royal, Lane Cove and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Parks. There’s a particularly amazing patch of flannel flowers on the Spit to Manly walk in Sydney Harbour National Park. A note on locations: Heathland is […]