South Head Tour
  • Length: 4.1km

  • Duration: 1 hr 45 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 10 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

  • End: 10 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

  • Closest Town: Watsons Bay

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 12.6 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.8433155184

  • Longitude: 151.2818351495


South Head Tour is a 4.1km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs 45 mins to complete.


On this walk you will explore historically significant and majestic sections on the tip of Sydney Harbour’s South Head. Explore the confronting sea cliffs at The Gap visit the first landing place for Europeans in Australia and climb through some of Sydney Harbour’s military defense systems. You will also enjoy great views from Hornby Lighthouse and there are a few chances to grab a drink or a bight to eat along the way.

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