Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach
  • Length: 6.8km

  • Duration: 3 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Athol Wharf Rd, Mosman

  • End: 49B The Esplanade, Mosman

  • Location: Sydney Harbour National Park

  • Closest Town: Mosman

  • Distance from CBD: 10.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.8457519381

  • Longitude: 151.2397805488

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Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach is a 6.8km, grade 4 One way hike located in Sydney Harbour National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs to complete.

Summary

This walk explores a great section of Sydney Harbour. The walk starts at the Taronga Zoo ferry wharf with views of the Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The spectacular views continue as you explore bushland and the bays along the way. The walk also explores a historic section of the harbour including the fortifications at Bradley’s Head and Chowder Bay. Some sections of this walk are closed at night. There are a few places to get food along the way and many great places to eat your own packed lunch.


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