The city of national parks

Sydney and surrounds

Sydney, my home town, is graced with more national parks than any other comparable city in the world: a proud boast. We visit several of the parks, including some of Australia’s oldest and most famous, and I make a nostalgic return to Ku-ring-gai Chase where my ranger career began.


Kamay Botany Bay National Park

Royal National Park

Blue Mountains National Park

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Sydney Harbour National Park

Lane Cove National Park