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Address: Ku-Ring-Gai Chase Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2004, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 9457 9322
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

This national park is 25 km north of Sydney and accessible by car, rail and...

This national park is 25 km north of Sydney and accessible by car, rail and boat. Located at the southern end of the Hawkesbury River, Ku-ring-gai boasts many walking and hiking trails, scenic picnic spots and a bit of Aborginal history in rock carvings throughout the park.

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Bobbin Head, a barbecue and a bush walk!

Why not travel up to Bobbin Head in the Ku- Ring-Gai Chase National Park, just north of Sydney? You could hire a car with a mapping system installed or catch a day ferry from Palm... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Why not travel up to Bobbin Head in the Ku- Ring-Gai Chase National Park, just north of Sydney? You could hire a car with a mapping system installed or catch a day ferry from Palm Beach for a 2 hour journey along the beautiful Hawkesbury River. I always drive, but I have been meaning to take the ferry ride just... More 

Thank MWandAW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, America Bay walking track might only be an hour’s drive from Sydney city, but it feels a million miles away. With a mixture of Aussie bushland, Aboriginal rock engravings, and a small waterfall at the encampment overlooking the stunning America Bay, this walk is one of my fave city day escapes. The walking track is just... More 

1 Thank Angharad R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

One of the best things I've done in Sydney. This tour is very diverse and has an almost exclusive feel to it. Combining a breathtaking viewpoint of the coast, with examining and learning about aboriginal carvings and a cruise down a waterway surrounded by forest. Had a truly amazing day. Both informative and relaxing, would highly recommend.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

I'm fortunate to have family who live near here so we visit here every time we come to Australia. It really is a little gem and has it all. Mangrove swamps, tidal lagoons, inlets, soaring hills and plenty of wildlife to boot. This is perfect for a BBQ and some great hikes too. well worth a visit.

Thank Sebastian H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Packed my stuff and took the car north of Sydney driving for less than 40 minutes until I got to the entrance of the park. They charge you a $12 fee per car as parking and the use of the park itself. Ku-ring-ai has a lot of things to do and for all kind of tastes. From spectacular lookouts to... More 

1 Thank Roberto K
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We had been to the Ku-ring-gai chase national park this weekend. I must say that I was amazed by the beauty of this locale. Quite a few walking tracks for the adventurous ones, there is a beautiful bay with ferry rides and paddle-boats. Big sit-out by the bay for families. Thoroughly enjoyed the day walking, trekking, paddle-boating and relaxing with... More 

1 Thank Vijay2809
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful national park probably overlooked as the Blue Mountains seem to be more popular. Easily accessed from the city centre by public transport, north shore train line goes straight there. Hop off at Mt Kuringai station, stunning 11km trail round the creek with some spectacular views. Trail leads right to Berowra station where you can get a train straight back... More 

Thank Emma H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

A leisurely rail trip up the Northshore Line from the heart of Sydney will deliver you into the Ku-Ring-Gai Chase, a beautiful area of typical Australian eastern coastal bushland teeming with flora and fauna. Listen to the sounds of birdlife ringing through the treetops and you may even happen upon the occasional Rock Wallaby or kangaroo. The area abounds with... More 

Thank DownUnderAmerican
Mapleton IL, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Did the full day trip of Ku-Ring-Gai Chase by land and boat with Sydney Outback. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and provided access to aboriginal sites and rock carvings not to be found by most visitors.Some bush walking required but not at all strenuous. Cruise was very relaxing and included views of more rock carvings plus scenic northern beaches and... More 

1 Thank Michael D
Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

On our way through the national park we stopped just past the first bridge over the creek. There is a track down to the creek which has a nice little waterfall. There is a larger waterfall there also but we didn't venture down the rock to view that. Nice spot for a quick stop.

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