Great Australian Walks

Walking regularly has great health benefits - not only can it boost overall energy levels and help clear the mind; it can help individuals manage weight, promote healthier blood cholesterol and blood pressure, as well as reduce risk of heart attack.

 

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

All you need is supportive, comfy shoes and the great outdoors (or indoors if you have access to a treadmill!).

If you need some inspiration for interesting locations to stretch your legs near you, try some of these top spots and activities around Australia.

Sydney Harbour Bridge, NSW

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is an iconic Australian landmark – and you can walk your way to the very top of this beloved bridge for some of the greatest views of the city. Find out more here: http://www.bridgeclimb.com

Kokoda Memorial Walk – 1000 Steps, VIC

Located in the Dandenong Ranges on the outskirts of Melbourne, Victoria, is a wonderful national park featuring the Kokoda Memorial Walk (AKA 1000 Steps). This 3km track is popular with fitness enthusiasts and tourists visiting the area. The 1000 Steps follow a creek alignment up through a wet fern gully, walkers/runners will experience filtered sunlight through the Tree Ferns and Manna Gum as they make their way up, up up. There is always a range of native wildlife to enjoy along the way from birdlife to even the odd Lyrebird.  Visit the website for more info.

1000 Steps Dandenong

Theme Parks on the Gold Coast, QLD

The Gold Coast is famous for it’s perfect white beaches and surf as well as its adrenaline fuelled theme-parks! If you live in South-East Queensland or Norther NSW, why not mix up some fitness with a day of fun! Check out Dreamworld, Movie World, Sea World or Wet’n’Wild!

Rollercoaster theme parks Gold Coast

Mt Wellington, Springs to Pinnacle Loop Walk – Hobart, Tasmania

The spectacular 6.8km bushwalk at Wellington Park is a high altitude circuit walk, providing a great introduction to Tasmania’s alpine region.

The steady climb from The Springs becomes steeper on the aptly named Zig Zag Track where expansive views of south-eastern Tasmania can be enjoyed. Note: sections of the walk are quite exposed and is often cold and windy, even in summer. Find out more here.

Mount Wellington, Tasmania

Glenelg to Brighton Walk – South Australia

The 4.2 km Glenelg to Brighton walk provides a scenic and easy trail along the coast, passing some iconic landmarks of Adelaide. One popular spot is located on the Holdfast Bay shore in the Gulf of St. Vincent, which is a popular beachside suburb of Glenelg featuring cafes, restaurants and amusements for the whole family to enjoy. Here is some info and more tips.

Moseley Square, Glenelg in South Australia

 

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