Sydney Train Walks

From Palm Beach via Northern Beaches 6h / 25km to Narrabeen

About this walk

This walk visits the Barrenjoey Lighthouse and Syndey's northern beaches.

It takes about 6 hours to complete the full 25 kilometre walk, with plenty of breaks and photography stops. A brisk walker can do this much faster, but consider that there's a lot to see along the way.

Getting there and back

Get the bus to Palm Beach using Plan your return trip from Narrabeen at

Along the way

Cross the road and follow the Pelican Path along the lagoon.

On the far side of the lagoon use the bus stop along Pittwater Road.

What to bring

  • Check the national parks website for possible detours, closures and restrictions.
  • Install an OpenStreetMap app for Android or iOS and preload the area.
  • Download the GPS data if your device can import it.
  • Print out this map and get a better one from a visitor information centre if possible.
  • Be sure to leave enough charge in your phone's battery for emergency calls.
  • Bring plenty of water, comfortable shoes, a hat and SPF 30 sunscreen.
  • Also bring a light windbreaker/raincoat in case you get caught out in the rain.