Ku-Ring-Gai council: Nature in Abundance Inside Sydney If you enjoy being in nature and want to see the bushland without leaving Sydney, Ku-ring-gai is your destination. Just be sure to bring your best hiking shoes because this is a walking tourist's nirvana.
The Ku-ring-gai district is home to the Wildflower Garden Walk with 11 walking tracks graded from easy to not diffcult.
For the hardier hiker, don't miss bushwalking on the Wahroonga to Mt. Ku-Ring-gai hiking trail. It is one of the very best bushwalks in Sydney. Take in the sights and sounds of Cockle Creek and pause at the lookouts over Cowan Creek. The hills are steep and you need to be in good shape but it is quite the unexpected Sydney experience.
Art lovers will want to take in the galleries at the Ku-ring-gai Art Centre. It is located on the grounds of Bancroft Park, Roseville, NSW and is one of the longest running art centres in Northern Sydney. Special events run throughout the year.
Ku-ring-gai is one of the few places in the world which has a Baha'i Temple. The temples are known for their ornate domes and simple ornamentation. All are welcome to visit and bring a picnic to enjoy the elaborate surrounding gardens.
Ku-ring-gai council is basically a bedroom community within Sydney. The architecture draws residents from a wide array of cultures. Yet the area retains it's conservative feeling. And, of course, all cultures bring their own cuisine so you can have your choice of ethnic restaurants.
Ku-ring-gai was once the name of a local aboriginal tribe. Now it names an entire vacation experience without leaving Sydney.