Featured in The Guardian

While most Sydneysiders were ensconced at their nearest beach over the summer holidays, I received an email from a journalist wanting to know exactly what it is that locals love about Sydney. Only problem: there’s so much to love! But this was the brief for the piece on a Local’s Guide to Sydney for the […]

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Walk this way – or not

Remember how you walked to school? How everyone walked to school? Then you walked to the shops (if you were lucky and had 20c for a mixed bag of lollies), then you walked to your mate’s house and home again? It’s not just “kids these days” who aren’t walking – because kids only do what […]

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Delta Sky April 2014

Years before people were talking about Sydney’s Great Coastal Walk, American in-flight magazine Delta Sky was exploring Sydney’s wild side. Sydney Coast Walks founder Ian Wells spoke to journalist Elaine Glusac about Sydney’s best natural beauty, while out on a full-day Spit to Manly Walk with her in 2014. This is some of Elaine’s take […]

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The New York Times Travel Sydney

Featured in The New York Times Travel

Blue-tongued lizards, eucalypt forests and aboriginal rock engravings are familiar to Sydney-siders but it’s this natural abundance in the centre of Australia’s largest city that has won over the Americans. The New York Times travel section joined Chief Guide Ian Wells on a full day guided walk of Sydney on the Spit to Manly Tour. […]

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Sydney Weekender film crew set up

Sydney Weekender visits Royal National Park

TV show Sydney Weekender loves sharing the best things to do in NSW and, last week, revealed the secrets of Royal National Park. Sydney Coast Walks has been guiding walks along Royal’s stunning coastline for nearly four years so we were delighted to share our favourite places during a full day walk along the Coastal […]

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Turning Your Passion Into Business

Turning your passion into a booming business

What would it take for you to give up the security of a full-time job? To tie your future to passion instead of choosing safety? Ian spoke to BRW about turning a passion into a successful business. He reveals what it took to get the business off the ground, lessons learned, and how we earned […]

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Natural Choice for Tough Times

Is roughing it when you’re camping really that tough when there are so many reasons to love the simplicity of being amongst nature? We were featured in today’s Herald waxing eloquent about our favourite way to ‘get out there’. There’s nothing in the world as good as getting to your campsite, lighting up the campfire […]

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“An outdoors job to dream of” Sydney Morning Herald

In 2009, Ian did what many dream of but rarely action – turning his favourite outdoor sport into a full-time business.¬†Here’s his story in today’s Sydney Morning Herald. Another entrepreneur who harnessed his adventurous spirit to start his own business is Ian Wells, founder of Royal Coast Walks. Wells grew up in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire […]

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