Taronga Zoo to Manly
  • Length: 18.9km

  • Duration: 8 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Athol Wharf Rd, Mosman

  • End: 53 E Esplanade, Manly

  • Location: Sydney Harbour National Park

  • Closest Town: Manly

  • Distance from CBD: 10.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.84575194

  • Longitude: 151.2397805

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Entry Fee

Large Car Park

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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

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Rock Scrambling

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Bush Bashing

River Crossings

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Taronga Zoo to Manly is a 18.9km, grade 4 One way hike located in Sydney Harbour National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 8 hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

This very long day walk has some stunning views excellent heritage sites a Zoo and beautiful beaches. What more could you ask for? The many sidetrips and places to stop and enjoy the views having a coffee at the Bacino Bar or fish and chips on Balmoral Beach will all make this walk an excellent way to ease into longer distance walking. The walk spends most of its time on the coast and follows the Spit to Manly walk for the last half.

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9 thoughts on “Taronga Zoo to Manly (18.9km)

    1. Paulandberns Near-Camden …. great run from Cremorne Point to Taronga then over Balmoral and on to Manly. Catch the ferry to Cremorne and bus it back to the city! One of my favourites.

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