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Places to eat in Wahroonga
Places to eat in Turramurra

Magpies club is just across the road from Waitara Station. With a variety of bars & dining options it makes a good choice for dinner or lunch.


Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

With an entrance in North Turramurra, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is one of our primary recreational areas. At the Turramurra entrance is the Sphinx monument, a one-eight size replica of the Sphinx in Egypt, carved by William Shirley, a returned soldier, in memory of the casualties of WWI.

From the Sphinx a walking track leads down to Bobbin Head, or the less energetic can drive down there. Bobbin Head is a great place for picnics, boating, fishing, canoeing, pedal boating, cycling, fishing and bushwalking. There are also two eateries in the Bobbin Head section of the park: The Bobbin Head Inn Café, and the Galley Foods Eatery and Kiosk. (https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/picnic-areas/bobbin-head)

West Head is another area within the Ku-ring-gai Chase National park, where lookout affords beautiful views over Broken Bay and Pittwater towards Barrenjoey Head. (https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/lookouts/west-head-lookout)

Lisgar Gardens

Development of Lisgar Gardens in Hornsby, which covers six and a half acres, started with the purchase of the property in 1917 and has been continuing ever since. It is built on a steep hillside with a series of levels showcasing rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, gardenias and other exotics alongside native trees and ferns. In 1967 Hornsby Shire Council bought the property and it has been open to the public since 1968.


Built for E.G. Waterhouse and designed by William Hardy Wilson, construction commenced in 1913. Various additions to the house and gardens took place until 1936, and it is now well known for its garden showcasing the camellias and azaleas. Apart from the house, there is also an oriental teahouse, garden study, temple, pigeon house and walled fountain. The house includes furniture, art works and artifacts from China, Japan, Europe and Australia.

Rose Seidler House

Built by Harry Seidler in 1950 for his parents, Rose and Max, the revolutionary design of this house divides people between those who hate it and those who adore it.

Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

Situated in St Ives, this urban bushland bordering the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park has a variety of walking tracks with differing levels of difficulty, as well as picnic areas with barbeques.

Lane Cove National Park

Lane Cove National Park is a great place to picnic, go for walks, go boating or explore the historic sites along the self-guided Heritage walk.

Taronga Zoo

Sydney's iconic Taronga Zoo is located on Sydney Harbour and many spots afford spectacular views. Visit the elephants and see their babies, look at the penguins, attend the keeper talks and watch the seal show or the free-flight bird show.

Plus all the other attractions in the Sydney area