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Sydney Harbour Sydney, Australia 1.4 km away
#1 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
The combination of the silver city skyscrapers, white opera house, steel grey harbour bridge, colourful Luna Park, lush Botanic Gardens and the blue sky and sea are just divine!
... views are stunning day and night There are fantastic walks, gardens, entertainment, restaurants, cafes, Luna Park And so much more A walk around the Opera House is a must, it has great bars and restaurants also.
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk Sydney, Australia 7.4 km away
#2 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
Great walk Great experience Great view Great nature Amazing Awesome Excellent Must visit bondi beach and do take a walk
Beautiful, cliffs are breathtaking, little coves, beaches, parks, there is also a small cemetery with some graves dating back to the 1800 hundred lots of history.
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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk Sydney, Australia 8.9 km away
#3 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
The opera house timeless design looks stunning any day under any light, it's surreal and breathtaking and the botanical gardens is one of my fav parks in the world having the best views of the harbour, stunning ve...
... greeted by wonderful sunshine, a great cruise ship berthed at the dock, festivals and entertainment on the Opera House foreshore, Smiling face of Luna Park across the harbour or just the beautiful view!!!!!
Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden North Sydney 3.0 km away
#1 of 11 Nature & Parks in North Sydney
A place to relax, to meditate, to have an intimate picnic, to join to nature and enjoy the Harbour view, while the kookaburra is laughing happily on one of the benches.
Hidden on the side of the hill on harbor-side of Clark Park Lavendar Bay this delightful tiered garden is a sanctuary with great harbor views away from the busy streets of North Sydney.
Manly Scenic Walkway Sydney, Australia 11.1 km away
#4 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
The path weaves through neighborhoods then through the park, with stunning views of North and South Head, various grottoes and gorgeous rock formations, and multiple harbors.
The adorable walk from Manly Ferry Terminal to Fairlight Park hugs the coast and affords delightful year round views of the bays.
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The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Australia 1.4 km away
#5 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
Love this place and visit every time I go to Sydney - always great nature to see. Park is wonderful to walk around - shop is lovely for souvenirs and gifts
It is just near St James train station & you can stroll up to gardens via Hyde Park and the Archibald Fountain & magnificent St Mary's Cathedral Enter via the Domain & stop in at NSW Art Gallery (if you have an ex...
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Shelly Beach Manly 11.3 km away
#1 of 8 Nature & Parks in Manly
Shelly Beach on the manly Scenic Walkway is also a gateway to North Head and Sydney Harbour National Park offering spectacular views, bushland and land-based whale-watching opportunities.
Shelly Beach is simply a little piece of heaven it’s a little west facing beach that takes sun all day long and is in a protected marine park so the sea life is plentiful.
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North Head Sanctuary Manly 9.9 km away
#2 of 8 Nature & Parks in Manly
A Walk through the national park at North Head Sanctuary is one of the most enjoyable of any in Australian cities. Spectacular views of the ocean and heads are provided by several lookout platforms.
We are very lucky to have so many awesome pockets of bushland National Parks in dotted around Sydney and this is one of the best.
Watson's Bay Sydney, Australia 1.2 km away
#6 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
My family and I love going to Watsons Bay on the Ferry from Circular Quay any time of the year.The scenery is always amazing, a walk along the promenade is calming and the kids love the park.
On a small peninsula, nestled between Sydney Harbour and the ocean, Watson’s Bay has 3+ beaches, 3+ parks, 7+ restaurants and cafes, a pub, a library, the infamous “Gap”, the Hornby Lighthouse, a headland walk and...
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Bronte Beach Bronte 6.8 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Bronte
Bronte is a truly stunning beach with a lovely green park behind it that offers BBQ areas and an awesome kids playground The beach also has an abundance of cafes on its south side.
Great beach with awesome park attached
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Balmoral Balmoral 6.7 km away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Balmoral
... eating and talking... Great spot, always lovely, with lots of choices for places to eat (yum fish and chips to eat sitting on a park bench; delicious brekkies; fine dining... whatever you want is available...).
Top cafes and of course Bathers pavilion restaurant and cafe are a must for any interstate or international visitors walk all the way to the south and visit the park and Boathouse cafe , even rent a Kyack or a sai...
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Chinese Garden of Friendship Sydney, Australia 0.8 km away
#7 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
If you enjoy landscape design the garden is truly beautiful and if you have children perfect for nature play, lots of hiding places, stepping stones and abundant koi and water dragons which were quiet friendly.
Right on the edge of CHinatown so after filling your senses with the calm and quiet and the beautiful plantings and landscape of this jewel of a park, you can fill your stomach too!
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Manly Beach Sydney, Australia 11.0 km away
#8 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
So easy to get to on the Manly Ferry from Circular Quay, beautiful walks, wonderful restaurants, swimming, surfing snorkelling, parasailing, kayaking, Aquarium, water park, fishing, eating , drinking by surf or ha...
It is a beautiful beach, lovely promenade for walks, hire bikes, skates, skateboards or surfboards, close to lots of restaurants and cafes, nice park and children's playground, good facilities and easy access from...
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Nielsen Park Vaucluse 6.1 km away
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Vaucluse
Set in one of our National Parks and Wildlife trusts this gem is a thirty minute bus trip from Circular Quay (325 bus route) debus at the corner of Greycliffe Ave and Vaucluse Road (there is car parking but it fil...
This is a big call as we have so many amazing beaches, however for us this beach, combined with the park, is the bestest place to enjoy a sunny day and only a stones throw from the CBD.
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Centennial Park Sydney, Australia 3.9 km away
#9 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
I love Centennial Park, beautiful spot for picnics, bicycle rides, walks... Perfect for a family Sunday, catch up with friends or a romantic walk with your loved one.
If you have any interest at all in flora and fauna and above all birdlife then you must visit this wonderful park, which is teeming with Australian birds from black swans to ibises, Australian magpies, herons, coc...
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Coogee Beach Sydney, Australia 6.6 km away
#10 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
We were fortunate to stay here for a couple of weeks and loved the ambience, the beach, the coastal park, the excellent relaxed eateries and shops.
the waves crashing on the rocks and the park nearby are a wonderful site in Sydney to see...old Pavilon Hotel near by which is now full of eating places walk to the old Coogee Bay Hotel for a lunch it is quiet and...
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Tamarama Beach Bondi 6.8 km away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Bondi
Beautiful surf beach with cafe (good coffee) and small park, easy to walk to from Bondi Beach along the stunning cliff walk.
Just a short walk away from Bondi beach you can escape the crowds at Bondi beach here, but dont let the diminutive nature of the beach fool you - it has rip tides and is often closed to swimming.
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The Gap Park Sydney, Australia 7.6 km away
#11 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
You can come here using the regular ferries to Watson Bay, then a short hike up the park and an easy climb up to the lookout point and you will be rewarded with one of the best views in Sydney.
Make sure to walk across the park to The Gap. Fantastic views of the sea and coastline.
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Maroubra Beach Maroubra 9.6 km away
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Maroubra
Great beach, very big and open, lots of room for everyone to enjoy, parks and grassland for families and patrolled beach during Summer.
There's a fenced off park, more suitable for the under 5's with plenty of grass and shade to sit under, a cafe, where you can sit and watch the sea and eat your food and drinks, a take away only cafe, a HUGE grass...
Clovelly Sydney, Australia 6.6 km away
#12 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
You can drive and park here but it does get crowded on weekends, you can also get the bus here from the city.
There is an excellent restaurant/cafe/kiosk in the park directly above the beach, great views.
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South Head Heritage Trail Watsons Bay, Australia 7.8 km away
#1 of 5 Nature & Parks in Watsons Bay
Having had a FANTASTIC time on a tour with National Parks tracking the route of the Japanese submarines in Sydney Harbour we booked a tour of the South Head Tunnels which were used to protect the Harbour back in t...
It has history, lovely park area and great views of the heads, city and old fortifications.
Hyde Park Sydney, Australia 0.5 km away
#14 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
Hyde park with its gushing fountains and classical statues, salubrious food shows, fascinating art walks, gentle bird life, eclectic music concerts, grand war memorials, wedding photographers and eateries.
However, our favourite spot within the park, is Sandringham Gardens, a beautiful space, with a lovely view to the cathedral, with seating, shade and terraced flowerbeds surround the fountain, a perfect sanctuary f...
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Barangaroo Reserve Sydney, Australia 1.5 km away
#15 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
The park at Millers Point gives breathtaking views from the Harbour bridge to Balmain, Anzac bridge ,Darling Harbour and Barangaroo With well maintained running paths, soft areas for yoga and sweeping gardens it i...
I live in Sydney, this is the best tour I've been on here and around the world, the guides were amazing, the park and view beautiful.
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Lane Cove National Park Macquarie Park 10.7 km away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Macquarie Park
I highly recommend Lane Cove National Park for a leisurely stroll along the river, a picnic, or a bit of a paddle on a row boat from the Lane Cove Boatshed.
... natures paradise with plenty of wildlife to see! Ducks - Bush Turkeys - Water Dragon Lizards - Cockatoos - Morehens - loads of other birds and insects ! Plenty of little parks and places to leave cars!
Bondi Beach Sydney, Australia 6.7 km away
#16 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
... the rolling waves hitting those huge rocks ,the beachside Bondi town was full of colorful shops and boutique centers and restaurants ,we then went over the rocks on a walking trail and savored nature at its best
If you are a beach babe you'll enjoy everything about it, white and fine sand, waves, sun <3 Aside from swimming, surfing, walking, getting a tan, you can also jog around its park, walk your dog, have a picnic, or...
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Taronga Zoo Mosman 4.5 km away
#2 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mosman
Truly incredible zoo with brilliant views back over Sydney harbour and captivating shows throughout the park.
The view where the bird show takes park is amazing, where you can see both the bridge and the opera house and the show is worth a watch too.
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Blues Point Reserve McMahons Point 2.1 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in McMahons Point
Wether it's for new year eve or just a mid week perv at all that Sydney has to offer, it truly is a beautiful park.
The views of the bridge, Walsh Bay and Luna Park are hard to go past!
Fort Denison Island Sydney, Australia 2.0 km away
#20 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
The BEST way to enjoy Sydney Harbour is via the Fort Denison Heritage Tour by the N.S.W National Parks which runs daily from Circular Quay Wharf 6 every half hour from 10.30 am.
You can get to the island by a Captain Cook ferry for $20 adult return fare that includes the park entry fee or book a guided tour through the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service - by phone.
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Sydney Park St Peters, Australia 3.2 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in St Peters
... established It is also a dogs friendly parc and a large children fun parc fenced is created Car park is also available on several parts of the parc Great views of the bay city and airport We love our parc Than...
Wetland filtration system for storm water collected within the park provides a great habitat for many water birds, turtles and eels.
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Sydney, Australia 0.5 km away
#22 of 131 Nature & Parks in Sydney
The choice was excellent and plentiful and the seating area had superb views of both koalas and the rest of the park from above.
Each park or zoo had its specialties, but Wild Life Sydney had the best koala experience.
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