Federal Pass Walking Track in the Blue Mountains

Federal Pass Walking Track in the Blue Mountains

The Federal Pass walking track is one of the most iconic and challenging walks in the Blue Mountains, exploring old bushland trails in the Katoomba and Leura areas.

This classic hike follows the base of the cliffs, from Leura to the Golden Stairs and Ruined Castle, passing through beautiful bushland scenery.

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Discover the Islands of Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour islands

Sydney Harbour and its islands hold a wealth of history, and we can learn so much about the evolution and growth of Sydney by visiting or reading about these islands.

Some of Sydney Harbour’s islands can be visited, while others can’t. Some of them aren’t even islands anymore, as they have been reclaimed and are now part of the mainland.

In this guide, we are going to dive a little deeper into the islands and former islands of Sydney Harbour and uncover their rich historical legacy.

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Discover Goat Island in Sydney Harbour

Goat Island in Sydney Harbour

Goat Island, part of Sydney Harbour National Park, is a fascinating 300m wide sandstone island located west of the Harbour Bridge.

Throughout the years, Goat Island has served as a gunpowder store, a water police station, a source of sandstone for Sydney real estate, and much more.

In this article, we will dive a little deeper into the history of Goat Island. We will also share details on how to visit this island and any available tours.

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Bondi to Manly Walk (Sydney’s Longest Coastal Trail)

Bondi to Manly Walk

The Bondi to Manly Walk is an 80 km coastal hike featuring a series of connected trails that showcase the very best of Sydney Harbour.

Conquering this beautiful coastal adventure can take anywhere between two and six days, soaking in panoramic views of the Harbour, Sydney’s skyline, and the ocean.

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Discover Cahill’s Lookout near Katoomba in the Blue Mountains

Cahill's Lookout in Katoomba

Overlooking the Megalong Valley, Cahill’s Lookout is one of the most impressive lookouts in the Blue Mountains, but without the big tourist crowds.

Quietly tucked away on the westernmost point of Cliff Drive, the lookout offers breathtaking views of the valley, Megalong Head, Boars Head Rock, and the Narrow Neck Peninsula.

A paved 500-metre long walking path leads to this lookout with multiple viewing platforms to explore. Keep reading to find out more!

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Prince Henry Cliff Walk Between Katoomba and Leura

Prince Henry Cliff Walk

The Prince Henry Cliff Walk is an adventurous 7 km long walking trail between Scenic World in Katoomba and Gordon Falls Lookout in Leura.

It follows the cliff edge overlooking the Jamison Valley with many beautiful lookout points along the way to enjoy some of the best views in the Blue Mountains.

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Berry Island Reserve and the Gadyan Track

Berry Island Reserve and the Gadyan Track

Berry Island Reserve is a green recreational space in Wollstonecraft, featuring a short bush walking track, picnic areas, a fenced playground, and panoramic Sydney Harbour views.

The bushwalk, known as the Gadyan Track, is the perfect way to experience the beauty and serenity of this unique spot located only a stone’s throw away from the city.

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Discover Reef Beach in Sydney’s North Harbour

Reef Beach in Sydney

Reef Beach at Dobroyd Head in Balgowlah Heights is a secluded strip of sand facing Sydney’s North Harbour and Manly Cove.

This small but beautiful beach can be reached via a walking trail that is part of the popular Spit to Manly Walk.

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