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Hornby Lighthouse, South Head

Sydney Harbour National Park

Overview

With its spectacular views across the iconic Sydney Harbour and onward towards the Tasman Sea, South Head is an ideal venue hire option. It’s an awe-inspiring backdrop to any event.

Venue is suitable for
Wedding receptions, wedding ceremonies, parties, christenings, funerals and memorials, private lunches, private dinners
Capacity
Maximum people: 120
Facilities
Drinking water, toilets
Availability
Available for hire 7 days a week, except 26th & 31st Dec and 1st Jan.
Bookings

To make a booking or for more information, please email the Events and Venues Unit or phone (02) 9585 6570.

Other Information
This venue is also suitable for commercial and public events such as live performances, festivals and product launches.

South Head is known for its sheer ocean cliffs and military history. But it’s the picture-perfect views that make it one of Sydney’s best outdoor wedding venues, and an ideal venue hire option for any event.

The Gap features an unbeatable lookout. Climb to the top to gaze out over Sydney Harbour to the Tasman Sea. If you’re there between June and September, you and your guests can even keep your eyes open for whales on their annual migration journey.

While celebrating your special day, you and your guests can walk along South Head Heritage trail, where you’ll find even more spectacular lookouts and photo opportunities. Along the way, check out the 19th-century gun emplacements and the whimsical-looking Hornby Lighthouse.

You and your guests can even swim at Camp Cove or at Lady Bay Beach and stop to see the Dunbar shipwreck memorial and site. And, if you’re feeling peckish after taking in all that sea air, why not stop for a bite to eat at one of Watsons Bay’s restaurants, pubs or cafes?

For directions, safety and practical information, see venue info

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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Views over Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan