World’s Largest Parasitic Cuckoo

The Channel-billed Cuckoo, sometimes known as the Stormbird, is rarely recognized by locals, despite having one of the most grating, persistent bird calls from late-September to February throughout Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, and across Sydney’...Read more

When is an owl not an owl? When it’s a Tawny.

Sydney OutBack monitored a local Tawny Frogmouth family this summer, getting to know a new generation of the common Aussie nocturnal hunter over several daytime encounters – all under the watchful gaze of their round, piercing yellow eyes! Test how much...Read more

Sydney OutBack Takes Home Three Awards at NSW Tourism Gala 2016

Just after celebrating its 2nd birthday on 19 November, Sydney OutBack was a 2016 Finalist in three categories at the prestigious, highly coveted 2016 NSW Tourism Awards gala on 24 November, receiving a Highly Commended award in each category to cap off a...Read more

OutBACKids Discover Sydney’s Best Backyard!

The team at Sydney OutBack know if you can help a child engage with and learn from the tour’s experiences, then the parents can engage, learn and relax too. So, in 2016, we developed and launched our Sydney OutBACKids program, that is available to child...Read more

Top Six Facts about Little Fairy Penguins

The world’s smallest penguin, the Little (or Fairy) Penguin – Eudyptula minor, lives at the heart of Broken Bay on Lion Island Nature Reserve, which is the sphinxlike island – prohibited to people –  seen from Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park̵...Read more

Beneath the Waters of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

The pristine waterways of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park were created 10,000 years ago when ancient river valleys were flooded as sea levels rose 10,000 years ago. As visitors with Sydney OutBack journey along Cowen Creek, within the National Park, many ...Read more

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