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Whether it’s a long trek getting in touch with nature or casual stroll to watch the whale migration, the Northern Beaches has a walk to suit everyone.

Our Northern Beaches Coast Walk - which is almost complete - stretches all 36kms from Manly to Palm Beach and showcases our spectacular coastline, offering views from some of Sydney’s most beautiful vantage points.

Check out our Hello Manly visitor centre website for walks in the iconic Manly area.

Or use our interactive map for walking trails that will see you explore our bushy areas, lagoons and coastline from Queenscliff to Narrabeen.

We also have some spectacular walks as part of the Bicentennial Walkway from North Narrabeen to Palm Beach.

The round trip around Narrabeen Lagoon is very popular with locals and visitors alike.

Manly Corso to North Head

Head on past the grand neo-Gothic building that was originally St Patrick’s Seminary for panoramic views of the ocean, harbour and city from North Head.

Manly Dam Heritage Walk

Manly Dam Walks


Manly Dam is a popular spot for walking, mountain biking, picnicking, water skiing, swimming and fishing

Manly Scenic Walkway (to Spit Bridge)

Almost 10km long and takes 3 to 4 hours to walk at a steady pace in each direction. The numerous entrance points allow you to choose any of the seven shorter section walks.

Narrabeen Headland

Narrabeen Head has a lot to offer both urban explorers and history buffs. The grand elevated timber stairway, scenic lookouts and short bush walk all contribute to a...

Narrabeen Lagoon Trail

The journey around Narrabeen Lagoon will take you through beautiful ecosystems, an abundance of wildlife, cultural heritage and historical icons.

Northern Beaches Coast Walk

Stretching 36kms from Manly to Palm Beach, the Coast Walk showcases our spectacular coastline, with views from some of Sydney’s most beautiful vantage points.