Beginning Australia's Great North Walk from the world's most beautiful harbour. Enjoy a magnificent ferry & easy stroll. Length... more » 4.7 km - an easy stroll for all. Plenty of cafes and pubs along the route.
From corner of Mount Street & The Avenue, Hunter’s Hill, follow Alexandra Street to Ferry Street and then Ambrose Street. The trail passes through a number of small jennels between gardens in this area. Rejoining the road at Futura Street and then slightly north to overlook Lane Cove River at Alexandra Bay. Continuing through streets, laneways and parks to Kelly’s Bush to view the Parramatta River at Fern Bay. Your stroll now leads some of the most historic parts of central Sydney. Look out for film start and local heroine - Cate Blanchett -- who lives nearby. Heading out to the promontory passing Woolwich Dock to Valentia Street Wharf. Take a ferry across the Sydney Harbour to Circular Quay. [About 4 km by boat].
Full details about the Great North Walk can be found at http://www.thegreatnorthwalk.com
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