Emu Trekkers is Australia’s first 100% not-for-profit, outdoor adventure tour operator run entirely by volunteer guides. Their mission is to offer adventurous hiking tours around Sydney and the Blue Mountains and use the proceeds to support the education, healthcare and welfare of disadvantaged children and youth. Their motto: Hike Australia. Help Kids!
Adventure and Outdoors Tours Extended Family Friendly Full Day High Moderate Nature and wildlife Non Smoking Public Toilet Walking and Biking Tours
Be more than just a traveller. This 10 kilometre hike through Sydney Harbour National Park to Manly is a tour with a difference. All the money raised goes to helping the Indigenous Literacy Foundation with their commitment to improve literacy among Indigenous children in Australia. Hike one of Sydney’s most beautiful and iconic national parks. Explore hidden coastal beaches, scenic lookouts, and Aboriginal rock engravings. Learn the local history. Immerse yourself in the local flora and fauna.
For this experience, they will meet at Circular Quay Wharf (in the city), and then take the local bus to the start of the walk. The walk itself will take approximately four to six hours. There is also the opportunity to swim at one of Sydney’s most beautiful secret harbour beaches. After the walk, you will have time to explore Manly beach. For those returning to the city, you can take the scenic Manly ferry home, straight past the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet
This guided two-day hike is the perfect trip for adventurers looking to experience hiking and camping for the first time in the UNESCO world-heritage Blue Mountains National Park. Over the course of two days, you will explore epic waterfalls, hike down massive rock faces, witness the magic of the untouched Blue Gum Forest, and camp out in one of the most secluded wilderness areas in the Blue Mountains.
This is the perfect getaway for those wanting to get out of Sydney, immerse in nature and challenge yourself in one of the most spectacular wilderness areas in Australia. Do not worry if you do not know how to set up a tent or cook in the bush, or if you are worried of Australian snakes or spiders.
Their experienced guides are there, ready to show you everything you need to become an intrepid, eco-friendly explorer in the Australian outdoors. All you need is a good level of fitness (the hike is challenging with some steep ups and downs) and an attitude ready to embrace the unknown. All the camping equipment is provided free of charge, thanks to our generous supporters, and all the proceeds go to help kids in need!