Sphinx to Mt Kuring-gai
  • Length: 10.7km

  • Duration: 4 hrs 45 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Memorial Rd, North Turramurra

  • End: 787 Pacific Hwy, Mount Kuring-Gai

  • Closest Town: Turramurra

  • Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 28.1 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6886781062

  • Longitude: 151.155814019


Sphinx to Mt Kuring-gai is a 10.7km, grade 4 One way hike located in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs 45 mins to complete.


This walk starts at the Sphinx War Memorial and follows some well maintained and popular walking tracks down to Cowan Creek. Enjoy the water views as you head through Bobbin Head and Apple Tree Bay. The walk continues through the National Park and up the hill to Mt Kuring-gai. There are plenty of great spots to stop and rest including a cafe kiosk and picnic area at Bobbin Head.

Download maps and tracknotes for Sphinx to Mt Kuring-gai hiking track from wildwalks.com.