This is good meeting place with coffee and toilets nearby.
The Beach in Vaucluse Bay
Here is a nice shady spot for a picnic.
Distance from previous hotspot: 1.23 km ( 0.76 miles )
Parsley Bay Bridge
The bridge was constructed by the local council in 1910 it was described as the Bridge over Parsley Glen.
Distance from previous hotspot: 1.06 km ( 0.66 miles )
Gibsons Beach Reserve
Named after a family of note in the area. Henry Gibson was a pilot for 50 years and lived here from the late 1830’s.
Distance from previous hotspot: 0.97 km ( 0.60 miles )
This area provided abundant fish and shellfish for the local Aboriginal community in a sheltered environment. Rock engravings in the area depict a range of marine creatures including whales and fish. …
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Distance from previous hotspot: 0.96 km ( 0.60 miles )
Nine Inch Cannon
This 9-inch cannon, which was previously located near the Hornby Lighthouse, was one of six brought to New South Wales from the Royal Gun Factory in England in 1872. It seems to be aimed at the city, …
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Distance from previous hotspot: 0.31 km ( 0.20 miles )
The Lightkeeper’s Cottage
These Georgian style sandstone cottages were designed by Alexander Dawson. The sandstone was taken from the local cliff face. Extensions and repairs were carried out in 1860 including a second cottage…
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Distance from previous hotspot: 0.59 km ( 0.37 miles )
Erected on the extreme point of Inner South Head in 1858 amidst gun pits dug out by hard labour. It was named after the family of Governor Dennison’s wife, whose father became Admiral Sir Phipps Hornb…
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Distance from previous hotspot: 0.13 km ( 0.08 miles )
These have undergone many changes since they were first built in 1788. At that time the guns were used to signal the arrival of ships.
Distance from previous hotspot: 0.09 km ( 0.06 miles )
Another Fab Picnic spot
With an amazing view of the city. Lots of grass and some shade under the palm trees. Must be popular on NYE. Watch out for the brides!
Distance from previous hotspot: 1.41 km ( 0.88 miles )
Breath-taking cliff top views.
The walk follows the cliff line when ever possible, producing some fabulous vistas.
Distance from previous hotspot: 0.37 km ( 0.23 miles )
Mind the Gap
Traditional suicide spot for many Sydney-siders. These days there is plenty of help available and the fences look insurmountable.
Distance from previous hotspot: 0.21 km ( 0.13 miles )
Signal Hill Lighthouse
Not sure when this was built, but it looks quite old.
Distance from previous hotspot: 1.13 km ( 0.70 miles )
Cliffs as far as the eye can C
Another example of the fabulous views along this walk.
Distance from previous hotspot: 0.04 km ( 0.02 miles )
aka South Head Upper Light. It was designed by Francis Greenway, a famous convict architect, under the instructions of Macquarie, and built in soft sandstone in the classic cock and balls design. The lighthouse was first lit in 30 November 1818.
Distance from previous hotspot: 0.31 km ( 0.19 miles )
A beautiful view marred by the concrete slab building erected in the sixties.
Distance from previous hotspot: 1.00 km ( 0.62 miles )
Looking up the coast towards the mouth of Sydney harbour.
Distance from previous hotspot: 1.17 km ( 0.73 miles )