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Nature Attractions and National Parks in Sydney
Sydney is primarily known for its spectacular metropolitan culture and tremendous architecture.
But there are tourists who book Sydney flights especially to feel the serenity of nature at the
The majestic mountain range is located just outside the metropolitan area of Sydney. Nature
lovers wait for an opportunity to experience the tranquility of nature at these mountains. On 29th
November 2000, UNESCO added Blue Mountains into its list of World Heritage Sites. The
region consists of variety of attractions. Most prominent one is Blue Mountains National Park.
The national park is widely known for its history, wildlife and magnificent scenic beauty. Echo
Point allows you to capture the picturesque view of the Southern Blue Mountains. Another
popular lookout point is Govetts Leap Lookout.Three Sisters Rock Formation is a worthmentioning highlight too.
Thirlmere Lakes National Park
The national park is just 70 kilometers away from Sydney. The refreshing streak of the 627hectare park is defined by reed-fringed lakes that are five in numbers. As per experts, this is the
only undisturbed lake systems near the city and scientific richness keeps environmentalist
booking flights to Sydney.
Royal National Park
To dodge the chaotic city life of Sydney CBD, you don’t need to drive too far as Royal National
Park is just 29 kilometers away. The park was established in 1879. The park covers an area of
15,080 hectares and is the second largest national park in the world. While walking through the
park, you would come across open woodlands, rainforests, numerous look out points and
peculiar historical landscapes. If you want to add uniqueness to your visit hire a row boat and
paddle it up from Audley to Kangaroo Creek. You can get brochures, maps and detailed
information on things to see and activities to do in the park from the Visitors’ Centre.
Sydney Harbour National Park
The national park consists of Sydney Harbour, several islands and the foreshores of the area.
Most notable harbours located in the park are North Head, Middle Head, Manly to the
Spit,Bradleys Head, Neilsen Park and South Head. Greycliffe House is a must visit attraction in
the park. The two-storey building was established in 1850s and is famous for its new-Gothic
style of architecture. If you are booking Sydney flights with your kids, spend your day at familyfriendly swimming beach located in Nielsen Park which also has a café and a restaurant.