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One of Sydney's great coastal walks, the easy Hermitage Foreshore track offers up stunning views of Sydney's harbour, islands and icons.
Be sure to take your camera as there are plenty of photo opportunities along this walk; you'll be able to see Shark Island, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the grounds of Strickland House along the way.
You can start the walk at either Bayview Hill Road or Nielsen Park and whichever way you walk, a stop at Nielsen Park is a way to spend some time. There's a family friendly beach to enjoy, lots of grass for spreading out a picnic blanket and the Nielsen Park CafÃƒ© that offers coffee, lunch and snacks.
Take a virtual tour of Hermitage Foreshore Track captured with Google Street View Trekker.
About the region
Sydney Harbour National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Sydney Harbour National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Nielsen Park carpark. Hermitage Foreshore track begins at Nielsen Park, Vaucluse. Travel along New South Head Road past Rose Bay, and turn left into Vaucluse Road. Follow this along until turn into Greycliffe Avenue. Park entry points Nielsen Park carpark See on map Parking Parking is available on Greycliffe Avenue. Please see local signage for parking restrictions.
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.