Fully Escorted Bondi to Manly Walk End to End
Sydney New South Wales - Sun 18th October 2020

Max Participants:
12
Location:
Sydney New South Wales
Date:
Sun 18th October 2020
Start Time:
8:00am
End Time:
11:00am
Duration:
7D/6N
Meals:
6 Breakfasts 5 Snacks
Non-Member Cost:
$1200.00 per person
Member Cost:
$1100.00 per person
Deposit Required:
$400.00
Single Supplement:
From $550.00 per person
Tagged:
sydney walking
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See the very best of Sydney during our fully escorted end to end walk along the newly completed Bondi to Manly trail. An 80km walk over 5 days along the spectacular Sydney harbour and coastline, returning to the luxury of your 4 Star Hotel of evening, overlooking picturesque Circular Quay in The Rocks.... Bliss!


The Bondi to Manly Walk was officially opened in December 2019 and is an iconic 80km walk around Sydney Harbour that starts at Bondi Beach, crosses the Harbour Bridge and ends at Manly Beach. It's creation is a product of the collaboration between the Bondi to Manly Walk Supporters and the La Perouse and Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Councils; all six Councils along the Walk (City of Sydney, Mosman Council, North Sydney Council, Northern Beaches Council, Waverley Council and Woollahra Council); seven state agencies and the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.

 

The walk is rich in Indigenous heritage and includes four iconic Australian Landmarks; the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Sydney's two most famous surf beaches - Bondi & Manly.  Walking this trail provides an unsurpassed experience enabling you to explore Sydney from an on-foot perspective, while discovering the natural beauty of the harbour, fascinating cultural gems and the rich heritage.

Beginning with a stroll along Bondi Beach, the walk takes you to some of the most iconic sights in Sydney. Soak up stunning harbour views from Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, walk through Royal Botanic Gardens, past Sydney Opera House, walk across Sydney Harbour Bridge to Taronga Zoo, wander through secluded bushland and forget you’re just minutes from a bustling metropolis of 5 million people. Finally, end your walk at the famous Manly Beach.

 

During the walk we will discover 47 hidden harbour and coastal beaches, immerse ourselves in fascinating aboriginal culture and artefacts, visit historic sights and if we are lucky, catch a glimpse of some migrating whales. Along the way, we will never be far from having the opportunity to stop off at lovely cafes and restaurants for coffee breaks and lunches. Each evening we will return to Circular Quay by ferry or bus to our comfortable hotel accommodation.


Distance and time: 80km one-way, 5 days walking.

Level: Suitable for most ages and moderate fitness levels with occasional steep sections of stairs. 

*Exact beginning and end destinations may alter depending on group walking speed and preferences and there are many options to lengthen or shorten walking days and opt for public transport if required or preferred.


^ Optional half day visit to Taronga Zoo can be arranged if time allows







 




Gallery

Sydney Opera House
History
The beauty of the harbour
Lots of stories to tell
Hidden Coves
Beauty all around
Bradley Head

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● Passing by some of the most iconic sights in Sydney

● Discovering hidden harbour and coastal beaches

● Significant Sites in Indigenous Culture

● Famous Bondi & Manly Beaches

● Walking through The Royal Botanical Gardens

● Stunning Harbour Views

● Visiting Historic Sights

● Completing an end to end on one of only a handful of urban coastal treks in the world

Itinerary

Today make your way to our chosen hotel in the city, relax and freshen up before meeting with the rest of the group at 6pm in the lobby of the hotel. Our Adventurous Women Guide will be there at 6pm to greet you all & introduce everyone, before conducting a briefing about the tour. After the briefing, join together and enjoy your first meal together at a nearby local restaurant.

Meals: None included

From iconic Bondi Beach we walk along the northern coastline of Sydney’s prestigious Eastern suburbs, taking in stunning ocean views. We will get our first glimpse of Port Jackson and the Sydney Harbour Bridge before walking along the cliff track past the Gap and onto Watson’s Bay.

Finally, we will enjoy a refreshing beverage from the famous Watson’s Bay Hotel before catching a ferry back to the city from Watson’s Bay Wharf.

Meals: Breakfast, Snack

This day takes us along one of Sydney’s great coastal walks, the Hermitage Foreshore track to Rose Bay for lunch, then on to Double Bay, Rushcutters Bay and Potts Point, before entering the Royal Botanic Gardens which leads to Mrs Macquarie’s Chair and the picture perfect view of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

We then walk past the opera house and back to Circular Quay.

Meals: Breakfast, Snack

Begin the day by climbing the stairs onto the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The walk across the bridge signifies the half way point of the Bondi to Manly walk.

Walking down around Kirribilli, we will pass Governor’s Place and the Prime Minister’s residence before hugging the harbour around the picturesque Cremorne Point and on to Taronga Zoo.

An afternoon visit to the zoo may be possible^ before a quick ferry ride back to Circular Quay.

Meals: Breakfast, Snack

A morning ferry ride to Taronga Wharf leads us to a stunning coastal walk steeped in history and lush green bush land.

A walk out to Bradley Head where we may be lucky enough to spot some migrating whales, then on to the gorgeous Balmoral Beach with lovely cafes and restaurants where we can grab some lunch before finishing at Spit Junction and bussing back to the city.

Meals: Breakfast, Snack

This morning we will mostly be walking through National Park where we will find stunning hidden beaches as well as some fascinating indigenous rock art and amazing views through the heads. Lunch will be at bustling Manly Corso and for the extra energetic among us, we will officially end our Bondi to Manly Beach walk after lunch with a walk around the North Head Sanctuary. #

#The official Bondi to Manly Walk ends with a 10km walk from Manly Wharf to Manly Beach via North Head. Alternatively, Manly Beach can be reached by foot from Manly Corso in 6 minutes!

We will offer the North Head option after lunch for those who wish to complete the entire official walk.

Meals: Breakfast, Snack

Take your time this morning, sleep in, relax and enjoy a leisurely breakfast before checking out. You may choose to stay on in Sydney and explore some more, or return home.

Meals: Breakfast

Includes

Adventurous Women Local Escort/Guide

Twin Share 4* Hotel Accommodation Sydney Harbour, Circular Quay (Single Supplement available on request)

Daily Breakfast and Snacks supplied during the walk

6 Breakfasts

5 Snacks

Excludes

Flights to/from Sydney

Meals not included in the itinerary (ie: lunch & dinner)

Daily public transport during walk (Ferry, Train, Bus - weekly cost will be approx $50, much less for seniors & pensioners).

What To Bring/Wear

- Pre-departure Information will be provided well in advance to help you plan/prepare

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