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Hornby Lighthouse

Sydney Harbour National Park

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Shark Island Party, Sydney Harbour National Park. Artwork: OEH

Experience

NYE Shark Island Party

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Photo of the height of the fireworks display, Goat Island, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Jennifer Mitchell

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NYE Goat Island

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Photo of Nielsen Park, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

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NYE Nielsen Park

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Photo of harbour view from North Head, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

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NYE North Head

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View across the harbour from Clark Island. Photo: Kevin McGrath

Picnic

Clark Island

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Neilsen Park, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Picnic

Nielsen Park

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Shark Island picnic area, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Picnic

Shark Island

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Lighthouse and South Head lookout, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

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South Head

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Scenic views from Middle Head lookout, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

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Middle Head

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North Head lookout, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

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North Head

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A Sydney Coastrek team.

Experience

Sydney Coastrek 2018

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Beehive Casemate, Obelisk Bay, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: K McGrath/OEH

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Beehive Casemate tour

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Camp Cove, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

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Camp Cove

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Fairfax walk, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Walk

Fairfax walk

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Scenic views from Middle Head lookout, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

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Middle Head Forts tour

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Rodd Island, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Kevin McGrath/NSW Government

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Rodd Island

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Netted swimming enclosure Chowder Bay, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: K McGrath/OEH

Swim

Chowder Bay

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Reef Beach, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Yurasek/NSW Government

Swim

Reef Beach

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Celebrate the New Year with the best views of Sydney's famous New Year's Eve fireworks. Sydney Harbour National Park offers fantastic vantage points for a spectacular panorama of the city skyline.

NYE 2014 at Bradleys Head in Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

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Humpback whale breaching. Photo: Wayne Reynolds
Hornby Lighthouse

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).

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Vaucluse
      (02) 9337 5511
      Contact hours: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday
    • Greycliffe House, Nielsen Park, Vaucluse NSW
    • Fax: (02) 9337 1303
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    • Mosman
      (02) 9960 6266
      Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Wednesday to Friday
    • Governors Road, Middle Head, Mosman NSW
    • Fax: (02) 9960 3965
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Hornby lighthouse and South Head. Photo: David Finnegan