Linking Sydney to Newcastle via 260km bushwalk. Get a feel for the amazing places you will visit.

Take your time and enjoy the whole walk in 30 short day walks. Find details on each short walk.

The luxury approach, walk the track at day and enjoy a warm shower and comfy bed each night

Wondering what gear you need, how to get to the trackheads, what to eat or safety issues to consider?

Helping You With Planning


Inn-to-inn walking needs some planning and communication.

Enjoy a warm shower at the end of the day

Sleep in a comfy bed

Eat a cooked meal

Carry a light pack

Do the whole walk in 30 separate days, whenever you have time.

Only have weekends free to hike? Take a look at this option.

If you like hiking but like to be comfortable as well, take a look at inn to inn walks.

Are you ready to give the whole walk a go in one round?

Safety & 

We want you to thrive on the track. A little bit of planning makes every walk more enjoyable.


Check for park closures, what’s the weather forecast like and don’t forget to let someone know where and when you’re headed.


Shoes and backpack are obvious choices. We’ve prepared a list for you so you don’t forget the rest of things you might need on track.

How to get there

To help you start we listed transport and parking options along the track.


To help you plan take a look at where you can stay while on track.


The better prepared you are, the safer and more fun your journey is likely to be.

Great North Walk in short

Check the whole walk in a few minutes in this video