Forget the Sydney Bay Run and the Bondi to Bronte. In time for spring, Macquarie is launching a new walking track.
The Bundyari Ngurra (Pron: boodge-ari noo-ra) Walking Track at Wallumattagal Campus takes you on a physical and cultural tour, passing many beautiful landmarks and places of interest within the University.
The three-kilometre circuit loops through remnant native vegetation, the protected and endangered Sydney Turpentine-Ironbark Forest. It passes the Macquarie University Lake, Art Gallery, Frank the bear and more.
Bundyari Ngurra literally translated means Good Country in Dharug language. The words emphase the beauty of the land and remind walkers they are walking on beautiful Dharug Country.
The walk takes approximately 40 minutes and is perfect to tackle during lunch. Walking shoes are all you need but be mindful the bush section can get muddy after periods of rain.
Go slowly and spend time exploring the Sculpture Park, Bush Tucker Garden and the Macquarie University History Museum.
A reminder to our community that University grounds are open to the public. Anyone is welcome to Share our space, so you can explore this walking track with friends and family, any time.
Download the PDF map for a comprehensive outline of the points of interest along the Budyari Ngurra track.
The track is easy to follow when referencing the map.