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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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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The Hop on Hop off Blue Mountains Explorer Bus

The Hop on hop off Blue Mountains Explorer Bus

There are various ways to visit the Blue Mountains. If you travel by car, you have the freedom to go anywhere you like and set your own schedule. If you book a day tour to the Blue Mountains, you can sit back and relax, as everything is organised for you.

But public transport is also a very practical way to visit Sydney’s most popular weekend destination. Combine a train journey with a trip on the hop on hop off Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, and you get to see all the major highlights in a relaxing way.

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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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Charles Darwin Walk to Wentworth Falls

Charles Darwian walk to Wentworth Falls

The short but scenic Charles Darwin Walk follows Jamison Creek all the way to the top of Wentworth Falls, with a few smaller waterfalls and creek crossings along the way to enjoy.

Also known as Darwins Walk, this easy and popular trail is equipped with several bridges and boardwalks, and is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

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Conquer the Manly Scenic Walkway

Manly Scenic Walkway

The Manly Scenic Walkway is a stunning 19.5 km coastal walk between the Spit Bridge and Manly Beach, followed by the Manly North Head walk.

This is one of the most iconic hikes in Sydney and New South Wales, and forms part of the 80 km coastal trail between Bondi and Manly.

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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 accessed via a walking trail that is part of the popular Spit to Manly Walk.

In this article, we’ll be sharing how best to get to this beach, other beaches nearby, and photos to get an idea of what Reef Beach is like.

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