Brickpit Ring Walk in Sydney Olympic Park

Brickpit Ring Walk in Sydney Olympic Park

The Brickpit Ring Walk is a fun and educational tourist attraction in Sydney Olympic Park, situated high above a large pond where once a flourishing brickyard was.

This unique circular walkway structure gives visitors the opportunity to have a bird’s eye view of the pond beneath. This pond now functions as a protected habitat for endangered frogs and other wildlife.

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7 Prettiest Swimming Holes in the Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains swimming holes

This guide explores the seven best waterholes in the Blue Mountains where you can go for a quiet swim, including details on how to find them.

There is nothing quite like swimming in an idyllic natural waterhole in the Blue Mountains, ideally with a beautiful waterfall dropping into the pool. But going for a dip is not the only reason to visit these wild swimming holes. The exciting bushwalking trails to get to these spots are just as enjoyable.

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20 Best Parks in Sydney You Need to Visit

Best parks in Sydney

This guide takes you on a journey through the best parks in Sydney, showcasing tranquil green spaces perfect for picnics, short walks, and family fun.

Sydney-siders have always had a love affair with the outdoors, and the best way to enjoy that outside breeze, fresh air, and sunshine is by visiting one of the many parks in and close to the city.

To help you find a destination park where you can wander around, go for a run, enjoy scenic views, or have a picnic with family and friends, we have compiled a list of 20 beautiful parks in Sydney.

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The West Rim Walking Track at Fitzroy Falls

West Rim Walking Track

The West Rim Track at Fitzroy Falls in Morton National Park is a pleasant 3.5 km bushwalking trail with several lookouts that offer scenic waterfall views.

With so many lookouts offering fantastic views of the valley and the waterfall, you may find that this walk will take a bit longer than expected, but you can make the walk as short or as long as you wish.

In this article, we will guide you through the many highlights of this family-friendly bushwalking adventure.

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Discover Fitzroy Falls in Morton National Park

Fitzroy Falls in Morton National Park

Fitzroy Falls is a stunning waterfall in Morton National Park in the Southern Highlands, located in a village that goes by the same name.

A short walking trail from the Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre leads to a lookout platform that offers spectacular views of the waterfall and the Yarrunga Valley.

In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about visiting this beautiful waterfall, including popular walking tracks nearby.

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Empire Pass and Dantes Glen Waterfall Circuit in North Lawson

Empire Pass and Dantes Glen Waterfall Circuit in North Lawson

The Empire Pass and Dantes Glen Waterfall Circuit is a beautiful bushwalking trail in North Lawson, taking in four small but pretty waterfalls.

Over a century old, the not-so-well-known Empire Pass navigates through a scenic rainforest environment along various creeks.

If you’d like to do a shorter walk, the Dantes Glen Track is only 1.8 km long and includes three of the four waterfalls. Keep reading to find out more!

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The Beautiful Katoomba Falls Round Walk in the Blue Mountains

Katoomba Falls Round Walk in the Blue Mountains

Katoomba Falls is a beautiful segmented waterfall situated between Echo Point and Scenic World in the Katoomba area of the Blue Mountains.

A short but picturesque circuit walking trail, starting at Scenic World, guides visitors through rainforest scenery to the waterfall, with panoramic views of Jamison Valley as a welcome bonus.

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Carrington Falls and Nellies Glen in Budderoo National Park

Carrington Falls and Nellies Glen in Budderoo National Park

Carrington Falls is a beautiful plunge waterfall on the Kangaroo River in Budderoo National Park, approximately 150 km south of Sydney.

A short, family-friendly loop walk with several viewing platforms offers visitors panoramic views of the waterfall and the surrounding valley.

Nearby Nellies Glen, on the other side of the river, is also worth visiting, with a picnic area and various walking tracks with lookout points to explore.

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12 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Sydney

Sydney waterfalls

Our guide to the 12 most beautiful waterfalls in and around Sydney, some easy to get to and others a bit harder to find.

Sydney has a lot to offer when it comes to beautiful natural scenery. The coastline, the beaches, the mountains, the valleys; there are endless options for great day trips to undertake.

But if there is one thing we all love watching when out and about, it has to be waterfalls. From serene cascades to majestic plunges, waterfalls are a fun way to discover the beauty and variety of Sydney’s national parks.

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25 Best Lookouts in Sydney with Beautiful Views

Best Sydney lookouts with beautiful views

Explore Sydney’s breathtaking views with our guide to the city’s best lookouts, outlining must-visit locations for panoramic city, Harbour, and ocean views.

With an incredible city skyline, several unique landmarks, and beautiful natural attractions, Sydney has no shortage of scenic lookouts that offer breathtaking views.

What’s more, Sydney has a near-perfect climate, which makes going out to visit these viewpoints a fun and adventurous pastime on a sunny day.

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7 Best Sydney Ferry Trips for a Fun Day Out

Best Sydney ferry trips

One of the best ways to experience the beauty of Sydney Harbour is by doing one of the many scenic ferry trips with Sydney Ferries.

You can go east to Cremorne Point, Rose Bay, Watsons Bay, or Manly for a refreshing swim, an exciting hike, or a nice cold beer. Or, you can go west and spend a few hours exploring Cockatoo Island or visit one of the many waterside suburbs along the Parramatta River for a nice lunch.

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Kanangra Walls in Kanangra-Boyd National Park

Kanangra Walls in Kanangra-Boyd National Park

Part of the Greater Blue Mountains, Kanangra-Boyd National Park is a remote wilderness area just under 200 km from Sydney.

This beautiful national park is a real treat for those looking for an escape from the city, with various walking trails, lookout points, and waterfalls to explore.

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15 Best Picnic Spots in the Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains picnic spots

Not only is the Blue Mountains the perfect day trip destination to go hiking and visit amazing lookouts, but there are also many fantastic picnic spots where you can enjoy a lunch in the great outdoors.

We have shortlisted 15 of the most scenic picnic spots in the Blue Mountains, some easy to find with great facilities and others a bit harder to get to but with fantastic views.

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Bridal Veil Falls Circuit (Via Amphitheatre and Fern Bower Track)

Bridal Veil Falls Circuit

The Bridal Veil Falls Circuit is a stunning walking track in the Leura area of the Blue Mountains, navigating through a rainforest landscape with waterfalls, creeks, and large cliff walls.

Bridal Veil Falls, also referred to as Leura Falls, is a stunning cascade waterfall on Leura Falls Creek, flowing into Jamison Valley.

The best way to see this waterfall and its beautiful surroundings is by doing the 4 km Bridal Veil Falls Circuit, which includes the Amphitheatre Walking Track and the Fern Bower Track.

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Perrys Lookdown to Blue Gum Forest Walking Track

Perrys Lookdown to Blue Gum Forest Walking Track

The steep walking track from Perrys Lookdown near Blackheath to the Blue Gum Forest in the Grose Valley is a challenging but rewarding bushwalking adventure.

The Acacia Flats camping ground is only 500m away from the forest where you can set up your tent and stay overnight in beautiful surroundings.

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Discover the Govetts Leap Lookout and Falls in Blackheath

Govetts Leap Lookout and Bridal Veil Falls

The Govetts Leap Lookout near Blackheath in the Blue Mountains offers spectacular views of the Grose Valley and surrounding cliff walls.

Near the lookout are several short and long hiking trails, one leading to the Barrow Lookout, from where visitors can see the Govetts Leap Falls from very close by.

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Discover the Dams of Sydney (Visitor Guide)

Dams in Sydney

There are currently more than 100 major dams in New South Wales and more than 20 storage dams in the Greater Sydney region.

Dams exist to store water that can be used for irrigation and as a source of drinking water for urban areas. Most of Sydney’s drinking water is sourced from catchment areas created by these dams.

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Elysian Rock Lookout and the Buttenshaw Bridge

Elysian Rock Lookout and the Buttenshaw Bridge

The Elysian Rock Lookout is a beautiful viewing point in the Leura area of the Blue Mountains, with panoramic views over the Jamison Valley.

Elysian Rock consists of two sandstone viewing platforms (with seating) that are connected by the historic Buttenshaw Bridge.

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