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Gibberagong track

Gibberagong track

Track name Gibberagong track Park / area Ku-Ring-Gai National Park Length 8.3 km (return) Time Up to 3 hours Grade 3 (medium) Fitness level Medium Clothing / Shoes required Long pants are recommended. Hiking boots / well-supported fitness shoes for ankle support (especially when walking on rocks). What to expect Steps, rocks, river/creek views, forest vegetation. Variations Extend to Wahroonga. Kids friendly Not entirely. I would recommend for kids the first section of the Mangrove Boardwalk, and first 500m of…

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The Spit – Manly

The Spit – Manly

Track name Manly Scenic Walk. Park / area Sydney Harbour National Park Length 10 km one-way. Time 3 hours. Grade 3 (Intermediate) Fitness level Medium fitness level. Clothing / Shoes required A good pair of sport shoes with support will do. What to expect Elevations, harbour views, parks, beaches, rocky sections. Variations Extend to North Head towards Shelly Beach. Kids friendly Yes, but the full track may de exhausting, it’s a good idea to take previsions. Pets friendly Yes, using…

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RNP – Coast Track

RNP – Coast Track

Track name Coast Track Park / area Royal National Park Length 18 km (return) Time Allow 4 – 5 hours. Grade 4 (challenging). Fitness level Good fitness level required for the 18-km length, you could return at any time. Clothing / Shoes required I would recommend Hiking boots, some areas are slippery and proper boots provide better support for the ankles (especially in the rocky sections) but a good pair of sport shoes with support will do. What to expect…

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Sydney Opera House – Aboriginal Art

Sydney Opera House – Aboriginal Art

The Sydney Opera House recently announced that it will display aboriginal art in one of the eastern sails, all year-round, during 7 min daily shows: at sunset and at 7 pm. The show is called “Badu Gili” meaning “water light” in the language of the Gadigal people. It’s a great opportunity to appreciate Aboriginal art and see the Opera House lighted (similarly to Vivid Sydney) any time of the year. Please don’t do as I did that didn’t read correctly…

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The Spit bridge – Manly walk

The Spit bridge – Manly walk

I’ve had the The Spit – Manly walk pending for so long! Finally we did it yesterday and I love we did because it’s very different from the other famous Sydney coastal walk (Coogee – Bondi). The Spit to Manly is a 10 km grade-3 coastal walk with plenty views of the the city, harbour and its entrance from the Pacific and of course the popular Manly Beach. The Spit is a low bridge in the north shore near Mosman…

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