Middle Head Battery walk

Download & Print Map and Notes




30 mins

664 m Return


10 m

Easy track

This walk guides you through the historic and well maintained outer Middle Head fortification battery. Take a step back in time, by walking along Old Fort Road past the old barracks and through the banksia forest to the open clearing and array of gun emplacements. At the fortification, you can explore the tunnels, underground rooms and circular gun emplacements, enjoy the views of the sea cliffs and harbour views.




Maps for the Middle Head Battery walk walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Sydney Heads 1:25 000 Map Series 91302N SYDNEY HEADS NSW-91302N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Middle Head Battery walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Middle Head Battery walk

Accessibility summary information for the Middle Head Battery walk

Parking: There are 0 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.

Toilets: There are 0 designated accessible toilets on this walk.

Seats: There are 0 places to sit on this walk.

Hazards: There are 1 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.
      Trip Hazard Ground is rough and slopes moderately steeply down to unfenced drop into gun emplcement and cliff edge. Significant unfenced fall risk. Found about 330m into the walk.

Accessibility Details


Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 664 m
Time 30 mins
.

Grade 2/6

Easy track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 270m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 65m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 270m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 65m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 330m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 330m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 330m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 330m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Middle Head Battery walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Middle Head Battery walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Middle Head Battery walk walk starts and ends at the Cobblers Beach Trail trackhead (gps: -33.826961, 151.2643)
Your transport options to Cobblers Beach Trail trackhead are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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Cobblers Beach

And Walk






30 mins

930 m Return


58 m

Hard track

This walk guides you down a short but fairly steep trail to the beautiful Cobblers Beach. The beach is a small pretty and clothing optional beach on the northern edge of Middle Head in Sydney Harbour NP. There is a grassy area above the beach if you want to picnic and the water is generally protected from the swell and the rocks on the shoreline are interesting to explore.




Maps for the Cobblers Beach walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Sydney Heads 1:25 000 Map Series 91302N SYDNEY HEADS NSW-91302N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Cobblers Beach bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Cobblers Beach

Accessibility summary information for the Cobblers Beach

Parking: There are 0 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.

Toilets: There are 0 designated accessible toilets on this walk.

Seats: There are 0 places to sit on this walk.

Hazards: There are 1 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.
      Trip Hazard A series of 4 cut sandstone steps (ranging up to 34cm high) and debris to access sandy beach area. Found about 440m into the walk.

Accessibility Details


Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 930 m
Time 30 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 290m of this walk is very steep, whilst the remaining 180m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 420m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 50m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 420m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 50m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 470m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 470m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 290m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 180m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Cobblers Beach walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Cobblers Beach walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Cobblers Beach walk starts and ends at the Cobblers Beach Trail trackhead (gps: -33.826982, 151.26425)
Your transport options to Cobblers Beach Trail trackhead are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt ๐Ÿ™‚






Inner Middle Head Battery walk

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30 mins

762 m Return


26 m

Moderate track

On this walk you will explore the historic northern or ‘inner’ Middle Head fortification battery. You can explore the trenches, tunnels and rooms of the fortifications on the less busy gun emplacements on Middle Head. The vegetation, water, cliff and harbour views are also spectacular and well worth spending a bit of time to carefully explore and soak up the sites.




Maps for the Inner Middle Head Battery walk walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Sydney Heads 1:25 000 Map Series 91302N SYDNEY HEADS NSW-91302N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Inner Middle Head Battery walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Inner Middle Head Battery walk

Accessibility summary information for the Inner Middle Head Battery walk

Parking: There are 0 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.

Toilets: There are 0 designated accessible toilets on this walk.

Seats: There are 0 places to sit on this walk.

Hazards: There are 1 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.
      Trip Hazard Ground is rough and slopes moderately steeply down to unfenced drop into gun emplcement. Significant unfenced fall risk. Found about 370m into the walk.

Accessibility Details


Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 762 m
Time 30 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

200m of this walk is flat with no steps and another 110m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (70m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

210m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 110m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (65m) follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 270m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 110m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 380m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 380m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 200m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 180m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Inner Middle Head Battery walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Inner Middle Head Battery walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Inner Middle Head Battery walk walk starts and ends at the Cobblers Beach Trail trackhead (gps: -33.826961, 151.2643)
Your transport options to Cobblers Beach Trail trackhead are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/imhbw

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt ๐Ÿ™‚




Arabanoo Lookout

And Walk






15 mins

142 m Return


5 m

Very easy

This short and easy walk leads from Tania Park to wonderful views of Arabanoo Lookout. The views over North Head and the water are wonderful. There is a concrete path leading the whole way and two seats at the top waiting for you to soak up the views. Tania Park can get busy on weekends with sport and walkers. A lovely walk if you are in the area. There are toilets, picnic area and playground at the far end of the Oval.




Maps for the Arabanoo Lookout walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Sydney Heads 1:25 000 Map Series 91302N SYDNEY HEADS NSW-91302N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Arabanoo Lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Arabanoo Lookout

Accessibility summary information for the Arabanoo Lookout

Parking: There are 0 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.

Toilets: There are 0 designated accessible toilets on this walk.

Seats: There are 2 places to sit on this walk.
They are 70m apart.

Hazards: There are 0 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.

Accessibility Details


Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 142 m
Time 15 mins
.

Grade 1/6

Very easy

AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

This whole walk, 70m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 70m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 70m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 70m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 70m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 70m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Arabanoo Lookout walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Arabanoo Lookout walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Arabanoo Lookout walk starts and ends at the Dobroyd Scenic Drive (gps: -33.808363, 151.2688)
Your main transport option to Dobroyd Scenic Drive is by;

Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/al

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt ๐Ÿ™‚






Bradleys Head Walk

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1 Hr

1.7 km Circuit


83 m

Moderate track

The walk around Bradleys Head is packed with great views and cultural heritage. The views over Sydney Harbour can be enjoyed from many vantage points. There are a number of places of historic significance, including HMAS Sydney’s Mast and Athol Hall. Athol Hall has a wonderful, grassed lawn with excellent views over the city, a great place for a coffee or picnic.




Maps for the Bradleys Head Walk walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Bradleys Head Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bradleys Head Walk

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 1.7 km
Time 1 Hr
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

950m of this walk is flat with no steps and another 610m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (180m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1.6km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path, whilst the remaining 110m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 1.6km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 180m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.7km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.6km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 110m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Bradleys Head Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bradleys Head Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bradleys Head Walk walk starts and ends at the HMAS Sydney Mast, Bradleys Head (gps: -33.85306, 151.24632)
Your transport options to HMAS Sydney Mast, Bradleys Head are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/1c

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt ๐Ÿ™‚






Taronga Zoo, Clifton Gardens return via Sirius Cove

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3 hrs 30 mins

6.5 km Circuit


352 m

Moderate track

This walk winds along the coast of Sydney Harbour with many beautiful views across to the city and of the bush surrounding the track. Bacino Bar at Clifton Gardens is worth a visit for a coffee before walking through the streets over to Sirius Cove. The walk passes Taronga Zoo, which could be added to your walk to make a great day out.




Maps for the Taronga Zoo, Clifton Gardens return via Sirius Cove walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney Heads 1:25 000 Map Series 91302N SYDNEY HEADS NSW-91302N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Taronga Zoo, Clifton Gardens return via Sirius Cove bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Taronga Zoo, Clifton Gardens return via Sirius Cove

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 6.5 km
Time 3 hrs 30 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

3.4km of this walk has short steep hills and another 2km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (1.1km) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

3.8km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 1.8km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (830m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 4.2km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 2.2km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 6km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 850m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Taronga Zoo, Clifton Gardens return via Sirius Cove walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Taronga Zoo, Clifton Gardens return via Sirius Cove walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Taronga Zoo, Clifton Gardens return via Sirius Cove walk starts and ends at the Taronga Zoo Wharf (gps: -33.845752, 151.23978)
Your transport options to Taronga Zoo Wharf are by;

Ferry. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/tzcgrvsc

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt ๐Ÿ™‚






Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf

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45 mins

2 km One way


68 m

Easy track

This walk explores the foreshore tracks of Cremorne Reserve, taking in fantastic harbour views, beautiful gardens and a sidetrip to Robertsons Point lighthouse. Starting from Cremorne ferry wharf, the walk climbs to Robertsons Point and lighthouse, then meanders down past interesting houses and historic gardens, before delving into Mosmans Bay and finishing up at the ferry wharf. A great way to explore part of the harbour, capped off with rides on the ferry.




Maps for the Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 2 km
Time 45 mins
.

Grade 2/6

Easy track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 1.1km of this walk is flat with no steps, whilst the remaining 870m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 2km follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 2km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 2km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf walk starts at the Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf (gps: -33.847645, 151.23102)
Your transport options to Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf are by;

Ferry. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf ends at the Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf (gps: -33.838402, 151.23284)
Your transport options to Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf are by;
Ferry. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/cptmw

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt ๐Ÿ™‚






Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach

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3 hrs

6.8 km One way


328 m

Hard track

This walk explores a great section of Sydney Harbour. The walk starts at the Taronga Zoo ferry wharf with views of the Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The spectacular views continue as you explore bushland and the bays along the way. The walk also explores a historic section of the harbour, including the fortifications at Bradley’s Head and Chowder Bay. Some sections of this walk are closed at night. There are a few places to get food along the way, and many great places to eat your own packed lunch.




Maps for the Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney Heads 1:25 000 Map Series 91302N SYDNEY HEADS NSW-91302N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 6.8 km
Time 3 hrs
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

2.5km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 2.2km is flat with no steps. Whilst another 1.8km has short steep hills and the remaining 380m is very steep.

Quality of track

3km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 2.3km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (1.5km) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 6km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 950m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 7km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 6km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 850m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach walk starts at the Taronga Zoo Wharf (gps: -33.845752, 151.23978)
Your transport options to Taronga Zoo Wharf are by;

Ferry. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach ends at the Rocky Point Bridge (gps: -33.823419, 151.25171)
Your transport options to Rocky Point Bridge are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/tztbb

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt ๐Ÿ™‚




Middle Head

And Walk






1 Hr

1.9 km Circuit


101 m

Moderate track

This walk leads you around the perimeter of Middle Head. This is a great place to explore, with many forts, barracks and views over Sydney Harbour. The forts area is an excellent place to spend some time walking through the tunnels and gun pits.




Maps for the Middle Head walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Sydney Heads 1:25 000 Map Series 91302N SYDNEY HEADS NSW-91302N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Middle Head bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Middle Head

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 1.9 km
Time 1 Hr
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

1.5km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 240m has short steep hills. The remaining (170m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 1.2km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 630m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 1.2km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 630m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.9km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.9km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.2km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 660m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Middle Head walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Middle Head walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Middle Head walk starts and ends at the Int. Middle Head Rd and Chowder Bay Rd (gps: -33.827793, 151.26147)
Your transport options to Int. Middle Head Rd and Chowder Bay Rd are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/1d

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt ๐Ÿ™‚






Taronga Zoo to Chowder Bay return via Bradleys Head Rd

Download & Print Map and Notes




3 hrs

7 km Circuit


334 m

Moderate track

This walk is a great way to explore Bradleys Head, enjoying it’s stunning views of Sydney Harbour, the history and the surrounding bush land. The walk around to Chowder Bay passes Athol Hall, which is a nice place for a coffee and some cake before heading to the Bay for a swim and another coffee at the Bacino Bar. The walk then takes the road directly back to Taronga Zoo.




Maps for the Taronga Zoo to Chowder Bay return via Bradleys Head Rd walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney Heads 1:25 000 Map Series 91302N SYDNEY HEADS NSW-91302N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Taronga Zoo to Chowder Bay return via Bradleys Head Rd bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Taronga Zoo to Chowder Bay return via Bradleys Head Rd

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 7 km
Time 3 hrs
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

3.6km of this walk has short steep hills and another 2.2km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (1.3km) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

4.2km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 2.2km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (590m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 3.9km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 3.2km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 7km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 6km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 850m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Taronga Zoo to Chowder Bay return via Bradleys Head Rd walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Taronga Zoo to Chowder Bay return via Bradleys Head Rd walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Taronga Zoo to Chowder Bay return via Bradleys Head Rd walk starts and ends at the Taronga Zoo Wharf (gps: -33.845752, 151.23978)
Your transport options to Taronga Zoo Wharf are by;

Ferry. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/tztcbrvbhr

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt ๐Ÿ™‚