For those in the urban centres of Sydney, Wollongong or Canberra, the Southern Highlands offer a fast escape with natural attractions that can’t be found along the coast. The Highlands form part of the Great Dividing Range and numerous spectacular waterfalls tumble off its sharp eastern edge.
The Six Foot Track is one of Australia’s classic long-distance walks. Set in the World-heritage listed Blue Mountains region, experience the challenge of this 44-kilometre long trek as you journey down dramatic escarpments, across wide rivers and through remote bushland.
After an outline of pre-colonial time, this account tells of the early days of the NSW colony and how it has progressed since those beginnings to the current day. The complete development of the state is told, weaving through various areas of focus, along with all the influential people, remarkable pioneers and key events: colonial and Indigenous
The Shoalhaven boasts a huge range of beautiful environments, making it perfect for exploring on foot. The 2nd edition introduces the best walks for visitors and residents alike, ranging from leisurely beach-side strolls to the more rugged tracks deep in the bush. Detailed descriptions, over 150 full- colour photographs and dozens of detailed maps.
These five walks epitomise Sydney’s famous urban beauty, coast and harbour, history and abundance of native bushland. The walks vary in length and fitness required, offering everyone a walk that suits them best. This ideal guide has colour maps and detailed route instructions, and will be a wonderful memento of your time in this very special city.
These five especially selected walks epitomise Sydney’s famous urban beauty, stunning coast and harbour, history and surprising abundance of native bushland. The walks vary in length and level of fitness required, allowing everyone to find a walk that suits them best. This ideal companion has colour maps and detailed walking instructions, and ......