Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park


Address: Bobbin Head Rd, New South Wales
Phone: (02) 9472 8949
Where the Hawkesbury River meets the sea: a tight cluster of secretive, winding creeks, sheltered beaches, hidden coves and wide expanses of deep blue water. You’ll find heathlands on the sandstone ridges, dense forests on the slopes, and mangroves on the tidal mudflats. The park’s scenic beauty is combined with a rich Aboriginal heritage and a strong sense of history. So it’s hardly surprising that millions of walkers, boaters, swimmers and picnickers have visited this icon Sydney park since it opened in 1894. On 12 July 2006 this park was added to the National Heritage List. The rock engravings, hand stencils and other Aboriginal sites along the Resolute Track, Historic Bobbin Head, with its picnic areas, marina and visitor centres, The outstanding water views from West Head Lookout, a day’s outing on the ferry to The Basin, for a picnic and a swim around the lagoon or sandy beach.


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