Hunters Hill is known as "the garden suburb", and has a great variety of walking tracks stretching between the Lane Cove River and the Parramatta River.
The Municipality is rich with heritage, and was first settled in the early to mid 19th century and contains many examples of Victorian and Federation style homes. The area also has a wide variety of sandstone buildings which remain predominant throughout this leafy suburb. There are a number of historic walks that take you past significant heritage buildings see attached links.
The Hunters Hill Sesquicentenary has been marks be the placing of 40 plaques in the footpaths to celebrate historic places and people who have contributed to the history of Hunters Hill. Download details of the plaques and the Hunters Hill/Woolwich walking map to identify the route.
Hunters Hill has some fabulous bushland reserves around the foreshore. There are a number of walking tracks that will allow you access to the reserves, also see links below.
Catch the ferry from Circular Quay to Valentia Street Wharf, Woolwich to join The Great North Walk. Walk through the historic streets of Hunters Hill including Kellys Bush through Boronia Park Reserve along the scenic bush track to Buffalo Creek Reserve and beyond.
The Hunters Hill section of the Great North Walk takes approximately 3 hours, or longer if you wish to enjoy one of the many cafes and eateries along the way.
For information about walks around Sydney Harbour and along the coast, see the external weblinks below.