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All reviews stunning views sydney harbour well worth the effort the pacific ocean gun emplacements national park great walk parade ground boxing day paid parking walking track vantage point the cliff shelly beach walk up whale watching quarantine station
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A trip to North Head, Manly followed by a long walk is a MUST when in the area. I am so glad this area has been preserved in its natural state for us to enjoy. It is so full of history too as a walk...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Neville B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked up to North Head from Shelly Beach with a friend. There's plenty of walking tracks around North Head and it's a great place to explore. There are historical sites from Australia's military past located in this area. There are also great views of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bucketlisttravellers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked up to North Head from Manly itself. Good walk, steep steps at a couple of points otherwise fairly flat. Well worth it as views out to sea are great, and views across to the city are brilliant.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Steve6244
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to see Sydney from one of its best vantage points, North Head is great. You are perched high on the edge of the cliffs that drop down to the sea. You can look back towards the city and see the spender of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ClaytonSingapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always take our guests to North Head for a walk. The views are sensational and you can see all the way to the city and the harbour bridge

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

Visited here several times recently and each time the views were brilliant and so many tracks and paths to explore. Worth the effort for sure

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Baylovers
Reviewed February 21, 2019

North Head is the northern cliff that with South Head is the entrance to Sydney Harbour. More than 200 years after Captain Arthur Phillip sailed through the heads with his First Fleet, North Head still boasts large swathes of its original flora, Australian bottlebrushes, Banksias...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank David B
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

We walked up from Shelley Beach to the north head and spent a couple hours just meandering through the sites of historical interest and the beautiful vegetation. There are some wonderful views of the surrounding area. Definitely take with you binoculars in June-July for whale...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank EmmaG2573
Reviewed January 25, 2019

The North Head walk, jog, push bike, drive or whatever other way you like to travel will eventually result in revealing one of the truly magnificent views of Sydney Harbour. Gazing out over what must be the World's Greatest Harbour will have you bursting with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank boatsweep56
Reviewed January 13, 2019

It doesn't get much better than a relaxed picnic dinner while watching the sun set over Sydney, and this is something you can do at North Head. There are some truly lovely spots to sit and it is a wonderful way to pass the afternoon/evening....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbor Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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k c
January 6, 2017|
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Response from 299navida | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Well, you better to get uber or taxi to drive you there. It's a long walk and mainly uphills also through the national park you will have quite a bit of walking. Hope this help:)