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Fort Denison Cafe and Restaurant

Sydney Harbour National Park

Overview

Fort Denison Cafe and Restaurant has scenic views of Sydney Harbour. It’s a popular hire venue for weddings and special occasions including New Year's Eve and fireworks on Sydney Harbour.

Type
Cafes and kiosks
Where
Sydney Harbour National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times

For further information on Fort Denison Cafe and Restaurant opening times, please visit the Fort Denison website.

Bookings

Please phone (02) 9361 5208 Monday – Friday, during office hours, email
or visit the Fort Denison website.

Hire this venue

Fort Denison Cafe and Restaurant is available for events and function hire.

Boasting unrivalled views out across Sydney Harbour, Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Fort Denison Cafe and Restaurant is the ultimate destination for celebrations in Sydney Harbour.

Whether it’s a birthday lunch, a proposal, or a wedding, it’s a wonderful place to enjoy world-class food in a world-class location. On New Year’s Eve, the gala dinner here makes an ideal way to watch the fireworks explode across the harbour as you ring in the new year.

It’s lovely all year round though, thanks to a heated marquee in the cooler months and a translucent rooftop over the dining area in summer. And after a spectacular lunch, discover Sydney’s maritime and colonial history by taking a stroll around the island.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Conservation program:

Fort Denison heritage collection project

Fort Denison is home to a wealth of historic heritage. The Fort Denison heritage collection project invited volunteers to locate, identify, document, conserve, interpret and make accessible the heritage collections in Sydney Harbour National Park. This allowed NPWS to engage with the community and ensure our collections are protected.

 Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

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Park info

  • in Sydney Harbour National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Sydney Harbour National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    Bradleys Head carpark: $8 per vehicle per day. North Head carpark: $5 per vehicle per day. There are pay and display machines that accept cards and coins - no change given. Chowder Bay Road parking: Monday-Friday: $3 per hour, to a maximum of $16 per day. Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: $4 per hour, to a maximum of $20 per day. If you hold an NPWS All Parks or Multi Parks Pass, you can park free for up to four hours per day - additional time can be purchased. Car parks operated by Sydney Harbour Federation Trust or Mosman Council are not covered by your pass. Please check signs carefully.

    Other fees:

    Landing fee or tour fee applies to visit Sydney Harbour Islands. Fort Denison can only be visited on a tour. To visit Shark, Clark or Rodd islands Island, all vessels, including kayaks, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 13000 PARKS (13000 72757).

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Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan