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Whale tales by Paul Chai

Follow Paul's epic journey as he travels along the NSW coastline this whale migration season.

Sydney Harbour NSW National Parks

Sydney and Surrounds

Walking, picnicking, swimming – or just admiring iconic Sydney Harbour views - everyone can enjoy Sydney’s magnificent national parks all year round. Ranging from exploring native flora and fauna to learning more about Australia’s Indigenous people at Kamay Botany Bay National Park, there’s always something for everyone.

This region also provides countless opportunities for whale watching, many of these within short distance of the CBD.

Sydney and Surrounds NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
Choose your own adventure and get the latest on tours, activities and events coming up in this region.

SPECIAL OFFERS
Find a great deal on fantastic nature activities and experiences in and around Sydney.

Humpback Whale

ITINERARIES
This fact sheet will help you plan your coastal epic adventure to Sydney, or you can follow this itinerary.

SEE & DO IN NATIONAL PARKS
You'll never tire of exploring the national parks in and around Sydney – there’s something for everyone. A delicious lunch on a harbour island, a tour that takes you back in time through historic forts, or spotting whales from spectacular headlands – you’ll forget you’re still on the doorstep of Australia's largest city.

Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park

STAY IN A NATIONAL PARK
Want to stay in a national park? Head back in time at Q Station, or spend the weekend on a perfectly located cottage just metres from the harbour.

Humpback Whale

SPOT A WHALE
Find a great spot for land-based whale watching in this area.

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