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Coast alive: Here today, gone tomorrow

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park


Bring a picnic and enjoy this great free activity in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Find out about the lives of some of your favourite Aussie animals.


Sunday 13 October 2019, 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Easy. Suitable for all ages.
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Meeting point
Coast Alive Centre, close to the Road Bridge, near the public phone box at Bobbin Head
Bookings not required. For further information, phone Kalkari Discovery Centre on 02 9472 9300.

After your picnic lunch at Bobbin Head, join our NPWS Coast Alive volunteers in this free interactive activity for young and old.

You'll hear about some of the wonderful animals that call Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park home. Which of them are in danger of vanishing from our world? Find out how you can help stop this from happening.

There'll also be a puppet show, lucky door prizes and a very short 1km walk (weather permitting) to wind up the day.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Park info

  • in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • The entrance to Bobbin Head and Appletree Bay is closed from 8pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 5.30pm to 6am the rest of the year.
    • Gates to West Head are closed from 8.30pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 6pm to 6am the rest of the year.
  • Park entry fees:

    $12 per vehicle per day.

    Vehicles over 8 seats: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Students on educational programs: $1.10 per student. Teachers/educational supervisors: free (1 adult per 10 students).

    Buy a pass
    • Bobbin Head Information Centre
      02 9472 8949
      Contact hours: 10am to 4pm daily. 9am to 4pm during summer school holidays, closed 12pm-12:30pm. Closed Christmas Day.
    • Bobbin Head, Ku-ring-gai Chase Road, Mount Colah NSW 2080
    • Email:
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People fishing from the rocks with boats in the background. Photo:David Finnegan