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NYE Goat Island

Sydney Harbour National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about NYE Goat Island.

Getting there and parking

A special ferry will take you to and from Goat Island. It will depart from Barangaroo Ferry Wharf at 6.30pm and 7.15pm. All visitors are required to leave the island at the end of the midnight fireworks.

Ferry times:

  • 1st ferry: Marshalling at 6pm. Departs at 6.30pm
  • 2nd ferry: Marshalling at 6.45pm. Departs at 7.15pm
  • Return ferries depart at 12.30am and 1.15am


Parking is not available.

By public transport

Visit the Transport NSW website or call 131 500 for information about how to get to and from Barangaroo Ferry Wharf. Extended special event services will be running during the evening.

Maps and downloads


Disability access level - hard

This event is not wheelchair-accessible.


  • large or wheelie eskies
  • tents
  • shade structures
  • sparklers
  • fireworks
  • candles
  • barbecues
  • animals


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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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. To visit Shark, Clark or Rodd islands all vessels, including kayaks, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS). Annual NSW Parks Passes not valid for landing fees.

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New Year's Eve fireworks, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Edwina Pickles