Sydney to Boronia Park

Download & Print Map and Notes

2 hrs 30 mins

6 km One way

176 m

Moderate track
This walk is the southern most stretch of the Great North Walk and spends much of the time exploring the scenic and historic urban areas around Woolwich and Hunters Hill. Starting at the birth place of modern Sydney you soon enjoy a ferry ride across the world renowned harbour, passing the Opera House and heading under the Harbour Bridge. Once on dry land again you will explore the streets and some lovely pockets of remnant bushland of this peninsula. There are a few chances to stop at a cafe along the way before coming to open area at Boronia Park.

Maps for the Sydney to Boronia Park walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Sydney to Boronia Park bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Sydney to Boronia Park

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 6 km
Time 2 hrs 30 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


Around 8km of this walk is flat with no steps, whilst the remaining 2.4km has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

8km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 2.5km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (420m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 10km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 420m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 11km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 11km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 11km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Sydney to Boronia Park walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Sydney to Boronia Park walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Sydney to Boronia Park walk starts at the The Obelisk (gps: -33.863268, 151.21023)
Your transport options to The Obelisk are by;
Ferry. (get details)
Train. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
(get details)

The Sydney to Boronia Park ends at the Boronia Park (gps: -33.827196, 151.13814)
Your transport options to Boronia Park are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂