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Aboriginal sites

Cafes and kiosks

Historic buildings/places

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Lookouts

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

South Head

There's no shortage of lookouts at South Head. The Gap offers some of Sydney's finest views and good opportunities for whale watching. South Head is also great for a swim, try Camp Cove or Lady Bay Beach.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Wheelchair
access
Hard
Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
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Picnic areas

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

Shark Island

Positioned in Sydney Harbour, 1km from the mouth of Rose Bay, Shark Island is a picnic spot with a difference. Explore the island's foreshore, go swimming or relax in front of amazing Sydney Harbour views.

Price
Fees apply. Park entry fees apply.
Wheelchair
access
No wheelchair access
Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
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Events

Swimming spots

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Tours

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

Beehive Casemate tour

NPWS is conducting a series of guided tours of this historic fortification in Sydney Harbour National Park. We'll explore the rarely opened Beehive Casemate as part of this tour at Middle Head, near Mosman.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tour times: 10.30am–11.15am, 11.30am–12.15am and 12.30pm–1.15pm

Tour dates:

Sunday 29 April, 10 June and 26 August 2018

Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Cannons on Fort Denison. Photo: John Yurasek

Fort Denison heritage tour

Discover the history behind Australia's only Martello tower on this fascinating tour. It's the most complete Martello tower in the world, and a popular Sydney attraction.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tours daily at: 11.15am–11.45am, 12.15pm–12.45pm, 2pm–2.30pm, and 3.10pm–3.40pm. 

No tours on Friday 30 March 2018 (Good Friday).

Spend a few hours exploring the fort, but make sure you meet your guide at Fort Denison wharf at your scheduled tour time.

Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
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Walking tracks

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Evans lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Kevin McGrath/NSW Government