Sydney: Hiking - Walking

The Cultural Hub of Australia's East Coast

If you enjoy walking and love the great outdoors, Sydney presents an amazing variety of opportunities to make a success of any hiking holiday. In fact, hiking in Sydney is a great way to experience the cities wealth of natural beauty, agricultural diversity, architectural heritage and history. There are numerous leisurely and informative walks throughout the city, parks and surrounding countryside that are designed to appeal to walkers and hikers of all abilities. Most of these guided walks last for about one afternoon, although longer treks around the national parks and nearby Blue Mountains are also available. Indeed, the Blue Mountains offer many tough hiking trails, rough terrains, dramatic cliffs and rocky coves to challenge the most experienced hikers. Such hiking tours usually last for a few days, but food and accommodation are always included in the package. Overall, Sydney is a great location for a hiking holiday, regardless of your ability.