3 Day Pittwater Escape

Take the time to fully explore this incredible paradise, on our 3 day tour of Pittwater and Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park. The pristine beaches, crystal clear waters, hiking trails and breathtaking lookouts have made this a favourite playground for the people of Sydney for thousands of generations.

With a kayak tour and a boat trip included, this is a chance to get up close and personal with this gorgeous Country. Try wakeboarding or tubing, swimming, snorkelling, you might even see some seals. Pull into a deserted beach and let the worries of the world slip away.

The trip is fully catered, but you can choose to take advantage of some of wonderful waterfront restaurants on offer.

Camp in comfort at The Basin - Sydney's famous family campground, complete with showers and bathrooms. Or, stay at the YHA, or a fabulous waterfront Boat Houses.

All food and equipment is provided, no experience necessary, all you need to do is show up with a sense of adventure.

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Camping Equipment - Tent, sleeping bag, sleeping mat
    • Kayak, paddle, life jacket
    • Entry/Admission - Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
    • Entry/Admission - The Basin
    • Entry/Admission - Resolute Beach
    • Entry/Admission - West Head Lookout
    • Entry/Admission - Barrenjoey Lighthouse
    • Entry/Admission - Elvina Track Aboriginal Engraving Site
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - The Boathouse Palm Beach

  • Day 1: Paddle Pittwater

    Stop At: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, New South Wales Australia
    Explore the bays and beaches at the base of the national park
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Basin, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Pittwater, New South Wales 2084 Australia
    Our home for the next 3 days - the iconic campground, complete with toilets and showers. Make friends with wallabies, kookaburras, goannas and more. Bound by a peaceful lagoon at the back, the beautiful harbour in front, and plenty of opportunity for hiking and swimming.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Currawong Beach NSW 2108, Australia
    Pass by this cute collection of houses, managed by the council. Opportunity for a quick bush walk and a picnic

    Stop At: Great Mackerel Beach NSW 2108, Australia
    Dream of owing a house on the beach? Come and admire some of the finest properties in Australia in this gorgeous settlement.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Resolute Beach, Sydney, New South Wales Australia
    One of the finest beaches in the world, take a dip in the clear blue waters
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: West Head Lookout, West Head Rd Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park, Sydney, New South Wales Australia
    Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Hawkesbury River, Cowan Creek, Brisbane Waters, and Pittwater all coming together at Broken Bay on their way to the Pacific Ocean. Truly a world class lookout.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Station Beach, New South Wales 2108, Australia
    The Habour side of Palm Beach is the perfect place to pull the kayaks in for a rest in the shade before our hike to the top
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Barrenjoey Lighthouse, Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108 Australia
    A short but memorable hike to the top of the headland for incredible views over the isthmus separating the harbour and the ocean.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Boathouse Palm Beach, Governor Phillip Park, Palm Beach NSW 2108, Australia
    Option to stop in for a coffee and snack at this wonderful restaurant
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Pittwater, Greater Sydney, New South Wales
    The top of Sydney's Northern Beaches, sometimes feels like another world.

    Stop At: Pittwater, Pittwater, Greater Sydney, New South Wales
    The setting for our whole adventure, come and see why this gorgeous harbour holds such a special place in the hearts of Sydney siders.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: We provide wraps to eat in the wild, or guests can choose to enjoy a meal at one of the waterfront restaurants available
    • Dinner: Delicious camp dinner, or spoil yourself at one of the wonderful waterfront restaurants.
    Accommodation included: Camp in comfort at The Basin - showers, toilets, tables, etc. OR stay at YHA hostel, or a beautiful Boat House.

    Day 2: Boat Day

    Stop At: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, New South Wales Australia
    World Class hikes with breathtaking lookouts
    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Morning Bay, Morning Bay, New South Wales
    The wildest of the Pittwater settlements, bound by bush and the water.

    Pass By: Lovett Bay NSW 2105, Australia
    Admire the properties in this charming settlement

    Stop At: Elvina Track Aboriginal Engraving Site, Kuringai National Park, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2074 Australia
    Option to hike up to one of the finest engraving sites
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Elvina Bay NSW 2105, Australia
    Another beautiful settlement to explore

    Pass By: Church Point, Church Point, Pittwater, Greater Sydney, New South Wales
    The southern gateway to Pittwater

    Pass By: Newport, Newport, Pittwater, Greater Sydney, New South Wales
    Go window shopping for jaw-dropping waterfront properties

    Pass By: Lion Island, Box Head NSW 2257, Australia
    Weather permitting, we can head across the bay to investigate this beguiling island and wildlife refuge.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Camp Breakfast, or a trip to one of the local waterfront cafes.
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Camp at The Basin / stay at YHA Morning Bay / Waterfront Boat House

    Day 3: Relax and Depart

    Stop At: The Basin, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Pittwater, New South Wales 2084 Australia
    Say goodby to our camp as we pack up to re-enter the world
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: Palm Beach Wharf, Palm Beach NSW 2108, Australia
    2: Deerubbun Boat Ramp, Mooney Mooney NSW 2083, Australia
    3: Hawkesbury River Station, Brooklyn NSW 2083, Australia
    4: Church Point Wharf, Church Point NSW 2108, Australia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please contact us directly to confirm pick up detailsAirports
    • Sydney Airport, Airport Dr, Mascot, New South Wales 2020 Australia
    • Overseas Passenger Terminal
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-142198P5

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