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Q Station Manly Quarantine Station

About Q Station Manly It’s what still attracts people here; close to the burgeoning township of Sydney yet far enough to break from city life. But from the 1830s, North Head was more than a simple respite for arriving ships. For 150 years until typhus, smallpox and scarlet fever became history, Manly Quarantine Station tended […]

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wendy's secret garden

Wendy’s Secret Garden Sydney

A true creator sees what isn’t there, then makes it appear. And so it was with Wendy Whiteley, already an established Australian artist, when she looked over the mess of invasive weeds and tangled lantana filling the neglected escarpment near her door. In her mind’s eye she could see it. A sanctuary to escape the […]

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Barrenjoey Lighthouse Walk

The Barrenjoey Lighthouse Walk is a short bush walk with big rewards, amazing views over Palm Beach and whale watching in Winter and early Spring. Barrenjoey Lighthouse Walk Barrenjoey Headland is a relatively small peninsula, primed for spectacular views. From the top you can see the vast stretch of Pacific Ocean to the east, Hawkesbury […]

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Bondi to Manly Walk Guide Book

Okay, a confession… I know you’re on this page because you’re after The Bondi to Manly Walk Guide Book. Here’s the teensy problem: it doesn’t exist yet. But you can help make it happen. Here’s how: Let us know you want the Bondi to Manly Walk Guide Book Simple! You see, I’m talking with a […]

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Sydney Walking Events 2020

Here is definitive list of Sydney walking events 2020. It’s an event calendar of challenge walks in Sydney and surrounds, including Wollongong and the Central Coast. Whilst all are challenging, some are true long distance charity walks, with a few 50km or 100km walks for charity. We update this walking events calendar throughout the year, […]

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Vivid Light Walk

The Vivid Light Walk is the best way to experience highlights of the annual Sydney light festival. It is the zing of seeing the city in a whole new light, when business suits leave and pleasure-seekers take over the night. ** UPDATE ** In March, the NSW State Government announced that the 2020 Vivid light […]

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Bondi to Bronte walk

Bondi to Coogee Walk

The Bondi to Coogee walk – or the shorter Bondi to Bronte walk –  is justifiably one of Sydney’s most popular coastal walks. Finishing at Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach, visitors will be blown away by the seaside lifestyle while locals may take the million-dollar views in their stride. Highlights of the Bondi Coogee Walk Ocean […]

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NSW Heritage Festival 2020 Sydney events

Every place has a story. It’s these stories that transform locations to have a sense of place. The annual NSW Heritage Festival offers a range of history-focused events. This year, the Australian Heritage Festival will be held between 18 April to 19 May 2020. We update this page every year to bring you the latest events. […]

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Walking in Bushfire Season

The air hung thick with smoke and the TV shouted the same headlines. This has been the worst bushfire season in NSW to date, with more homes lost and land alight than ever before. Experts say, get ready for the new normal. In such conditions it can be hard to know if it’s safe to […]

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Best Royal National Park Walks

There are so many bush walks in Royal National Park that it can be hard to know where to begin. Sure, you’ve probably heard of The Coast Track, so let’s explore more of the best walks in Royal National Park. But first, a story… About Royal National Park Once upon a time, a long long […]

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