Circular Quay to Hornsby
  • Length: 44.4km

  • Duration: 3 Days

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 16-20 Loftus St, Sydney

  • End: 19 Station St, Hornsby

  • Closest Town: Sydney

  • Location: Lane Cove National Park Berowra Valley National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 1.1 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.863267862

  • Longitude: 151.2102322351


Circular Quay to Hornsby is a 44.4km, grade 4 One way hike located in Lane Cove National Park Berowra Valley National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 days to complete.


This fun walk covers a large section of the Great North Walk starting from the official start in Circular Quay. After a short ferry trip the walk follows the Lane Cove River through the Lane Cove National Park to Thornleigh. Here the walk enters Berowra Valley National Park continuing along the Great North Walk to before following the popular Blue Gum Walk up out of the valley to Hornsby train station. Camp overnight at Lane Cove tourist park and at the Scout camp in Thornleigh.

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