Sydney’s coastline represents one of the most beautiful and environmentally diverse attractions in the world. It features cliffs, beaches and inlets of magnificent beauty unique to the region. Outlined in the brochures produced through the Walking Coastal Sydney project is a continuous walking track that residents and visitors can utilise to explore the beautiful coastline of Sydney.

The Gap

Aim and Objectives

The aim of the Walking Coastal Sydney project is to promote public access to, and enhance the appreciation and recreational enjoyment of Sydney’s coastline and estuaries for the people of Sydney and visitors to the city. Walking Coastal Sydney is a partnership project between the Sydney Coastal Councils Group, the Walking Volunteers as well as local, state and federal government agencies and authorities.

Outcomes / Outputs

Through the project a series of brochures that combine to provide a mapped and walkable route from Pittwater in the north to Sutherland in the south and linking with existing coastal walks including the Great North Walk and joining the walking paths in the Royal National Park have been produced. The eight brochures produced as part of the project included:

  • Barrenjoey to Narrabeen Lakes
  • Narrabeen Lakes to Manly Lagoon
  • Manly Lagoon to North Head & The Spit
  • Harbour to Spit Walks*
  • Harbour Bridge to South Head and Clovelly
  • Clovelly to Cronulla
  • Harbour Circle Walk
  • Harbour to Great North Walk

For more information see

Walking Coastal Sydney