September 2021 Nonfiction Lead Titles

The Bondi to Manly Walk: The Definitive Guidebook Tara Wells


Paperback | Sep 2021 | NewSouth | 9781742237411 | 208pp | 234x153mm | GEN | AUD$34.99, NZD$39.99

The Bondi to Manly Walk is the definitive guide to Sydney’s stunning coastline.

A spectacular 80-kilometre track – Sydney’s best multi-day walk – connects the iconic beaches of Bondi and Manly, and will have you winding through secluded bays, protected bushland and the glittering harbour city along the way. A must-have for visitors, the guidebook will equally surprise and delight the most familiar Sydneysiders, combining fascinating local and natural histories with clear instructions.

Covering every bay, beach and headland between Bondi and Manly, day walkers can also choose from 12 highlighted short walks, including:

● Bronte to Bondi

● The Rocks and Sydney Harbour Bridge

● Hermitage Foreshore Walk near Rose Bay

● South Head at Watsons Bay

● The Spit to Manly Walk

● Manly’s North Head

Easy-to-use, The Bondi to Manly Walk contains track notes and maps for casual day walkers and multi-day hikers. With accommodation and detailed itineraries for those wanting the challenge of inn-to-inn style hiking, as well as notes for families and dog walkers, it truly has something for everyone.

‘Tara doesn’t just talk the talk – she walks one of the world’s most beautiful walks.’ – Adam Spencer

‘If you’ve ever – or never – experienced the astonishing Sydney coastline, you need this book. Tara Wells has captured everything you need to know to immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Sydney’s coastal trails, whether it's for a quick dip into the sparkling waters that grace its shores or the full monty, walking 80 km from Bondi to Manly. From its rich history, to what to carry, where to dine and sleep or how not to get lost, she’s covered it all, with passion and flair. I love this book, and so will you.’ – Di Westaway OAM, founder of Wild Women On Top

Author Tara Wells fell in love with her husband on a famous Sydney coastal walk. Read the Lonely Continent holiday romance article here and view Instagram pic here