Sydney Harbour National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Q Station.
Getting there and parking
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Q Station is located at North Head Scenic Drive, Manly NSW. The site is five minutes' drive from Manly and 30 minutes' drive from the city.
For detailed instructions, please visit the Q Station website.
Park entry points
- Q Station carpark See on map
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
To ensure low impact on this wonderful heritage site, Q Station has a shuttle bus service to transport guests from the reception to accommodation rooms and the wharf precinct. The shuttle service runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- There is a Visitor Centre and museum on site
- Tour desk and guest services
- Laundry facilities available
- Conference and function space for hire
- Bike, kayak and stand-up paddle board and games hire available
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
Assistance may be required to access this area. Wheelchair access may not be available on some Q Station tours.
Access to the beach is prohibited in the evenings. You may enter to enjoy the beach during daylight hours only.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- 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.
Landing fees or tour fees apply to visit Sydney Harbour islands. All public visitors to Shark, Clark, Goat or Rodd Island, or Fort Denison, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS). Annual NSW Parks Passes do not cover landing fees.Buy annual pass