Fairfax Walk
  • Length: 700m

  • Duration: 30 mins

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Fairfax Track, Manly

  • End: Fairfax Track, Manly

  • Location: Sydney Harbour National Park

  • Closest Town: Manly

  • Distance from CBD: 18.6 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.8213527

  • Longitude: 151.299725

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4WD Access

Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Campfire Pit

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Sydney Harbour National Park...

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

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Sandy Trail

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Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Fairfax Walk is a 700m, grade 1 circuit hike, located in Sydney Harbour National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

This great wheelchair-accessible walk starts from the car park at the end of the North Head Scenic Drive and follows a concrete footpath that winds around the tip of North Head in a big loop passing four fantastic lookouts before returning to the car park. The Fairfax Track is also an excellent vantage point for keen whale watchers. The whales pass by twice annually heading north in June and July and again when they return to the Antarctic in August and October.

Download maps and tracknotes for Fairfax Walk hiking track from wildwalks.com.

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