Sydney’s 80km Bondi to Manly coastal walk is open

Get your walking shoes out because you can now venture between two of Australia’s most iconic beaches, Bondi and Manly, on a newly opened coastal track.

Offering breathtaking views of the Harbour foreshore, the new Bondi to Manly track will take you through some of Sydney’s most desirable areas spanning from the Eastern Suburbs to the Northern Beaches.

Along the way, there are over 350 distinctive Aboriginal Whale Symbol signs to keep you on the right path. Otherwise a digital walking map App available for download.

The entire Bondi to Manly walk is 80km long and designed to take you four-seven days to complete. If you chose this option, of tackling the whole thing at once, the suggested itinerary has been planned so that each day will end with convenient access to Circular Quay, via public transport. (See routes below.)

Alternatively, if you’re just after an active day out or a simple stroll with the pup, you can pick and choose which sections of the walk to explore. Some of the more popular short walks include Hermitage Foreshore track, Cremorne Point Circuit Walk, Georges Heights Walk and Manly Scenic Walkway (known as the Manly to Spit Bridge walk).

Bondi to Manly Coastal Walk. Image: Destination NSW
Image: Destination NSW
Bondi to Manly Coastal Walk. Image: Destination NSW
Image: Destination NSW

Bondi to Manly four-day itinerary:

(Averaging 20km per day)

Day 1: Bondi Beach to Rose Bay Wharf
Day 2: Rose Bay Wharf to Neutral Bay Wharf
Day 3: Neutral Bay Wharf to Spit Bridge
Day 4: Spit Bridge to Manly Beach

Bondi to Manly seven-day itinerary:

(Averaging 11km per day)

Day 1: Bondi Beach to Watsons Bay Wharf
Day 2: Watsons Bay Wharf to Double Bay Wharf
Day 3: Double Bay Wharf to Circular Quay
Day 4: Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo Wharf
Day 5: Taronga Zoo Wharf to Spit Bridge
Day 6: Spit Bridge to Many Wharf
Day 7: Manly Wharf to Manly Beach via North Head Sanctuary

Lace up your hiking boots and head outdoors. Here are the top 9 walks in Australia for you to discover some of the natural marvels waiting for you in your own backyard.

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