Berry Island, Wollstonecraft is a lovely place for picnics and family gathering. It has stunning harbour views, open lawns for ball games, nice playground and the Gadyan Track Walk which still has some evidence of Aboriginal history.
The Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway (Rhodes) is a memorial to all veterans who served in WWII and especially to those who served in the Papua-New Guinea campaign from 1942 to The walk features a memorial centrepiece, interpretive stations & a rose garden.
The Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden (St Ives) is an urban bushland which features heath land, tall forest, sandstone outcrops, pond, gullies, waterfalls, board walk and a fern house. It also has 8 walking tracks and 2 picnic areas, one of which even has a small playground. It's a great place for picnics & invigorating bushwalks after!
The Royal Botanic Gardens is a 30 hectares oasis located in the heart of the city with an impressive collection of plants from Australia & overseas. The Gardens was established in 1816 and is in fact, the oldest botanic garden in the country! It's a great place for a leisurely walk with a variety of feature gardens and sculptures.
The Iron Cove Bay Walk in Inner West Sydney is a fantastic walk – it is bicycle, walker/jogger, pram & dog friendly and there are lots of interesting sights along the way. Definitely rates as a top walking track that the whole family can enjoy!
North Head Sanctuary used to be the location for the School of Artillery and some remnants of its military past still remain. Today, the site has been transformed into a beautiful flora & fauna sanctuary. Take the Gunners Walk - it takes you through beautiful native bushland & sceneries!
The Cabbage Tree Bay's Eco-Sculpture Walk at Manly is a short 15 minutes walk that is wheelchair & pram friendly. Interesting sculptures can be found along the walk which reflect the area's history & marine life.