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Lane Cove National Park Cafe

Lane Cove National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Lane Cove National Park Cafe.

Getting there and parking

Lane Cove National Park Cafe is located just above the weir in Lane Cove National Park. The best entrance to use is the Park entrance off Lady Game Drive. To get there from Sydney city centre:

  • Turn right from Millwood Avenue into Lady Game Drive just before crossing the bridge
  • Take the first left into Max Allen Drive on the northern side of the river

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available below the cafe.

By bike

Bike access is available.

By public transport

Catch the 545 or 550 bus from Chatswood to Fullers Bridge.


Flush toilets are available a short walk from the café.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).


Disability access level - easy

This area is fully wheelchair-accessible. There is 1 disabled space in the staff carpark next to the café.



Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Map of Jenkins Hall Cafe

Operated by

  • Lane Cove National Park Cafe
  • Monday: Bookings only. Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 4pm. Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 9.30am to 5pm. Opening hours may change due to bad weather or other factors outside our control.
  • 0425 227 676
  • 2 Max Allen Road Lindfield NSW 2070

Park info

  • in Lane Cove National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Lane Cove National Park is open 9am to 7pm during daylight savings (until 6pm at other times). The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. Day passes are available from on-park pay machines that accept coins and credit cards, and you can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

    Bus: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Prior payment may be required, please phone the Lane Cove National Park Office for more information.

    Group bookings:

    Under the National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2009, prior written approval is required for organised groups of 30 or more people planning to visit the park. Contact the park office prior to your visit.

    Buy annual pass