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Self-guided walks

See Centennial Park with new eyes when you download one of our self-guided walking tour apps!

If you've always wondered about the history and wildlife of Centennial Park, our self-guided walks help to bring the fascinating story of the 'People's Park' to life.

Nature and Wildlife Walking Tour App

Explore Centennial Park and hear amazing facts about the Park’s wildlife, formal gardens and native flora. This walk has something for everyone and also includes information about Australian history.

Download the Centennial Park Nature and Wildlife Walking Tour from the izi.TRAVEL platform and enjoy a fascinating walk through one of Sydney's most beloved green spaces. The app includes audio commentary and an interactive map. The walk takes an hour.

Walking Tour App

History Walking Tour App

Explore 'The People's Park' with audio commentary and historic footage of Centennial Park as your guide. Our free, self-guided walking tour app talks you through 125 years of tall tales, intrigue and the challenges faced by the fascinating characters who have managed, frequented and been memorialised in the Park.

Other self guided tours in the Parklands

Wildlife and Heritage Walk

Covering 189 hectares, Centennial Park features historic buildings, formal gardens, ponds, grand avenues and statues. Download the Wildlife and Heritage Walk to learn more about the Park's heritage features and our native fauna and flora.

Are you looking for a low-impact way to keep fit?

Walking is the perfect way to get in shape and may be done alone or with friends.

The Grand Drive circuit is 3.6 kilometres, is relatively flat and is the ideal way to keep your fitness level up. If you're feeling a bit more active, a light jog will help you to lose weight while you experience the fresh air and lush surrounds of the Park.

Join the Circular Quay to Clovelly Walk

Join this walking trail in Centennial Park and see the eastern suburbs at a leisurely pace. Download a copy of the brochure here.

Visit the Parklands Office to learn more

For more information about walks in the Park, check out our maps or visit the Parklands Office.

If you have wheelchair or other assisted access requirements, we advise you contact the Parklands Office before undertaking any of our self-guided walks for information about accessibility and ground conditions.