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South Head tunnels tour

Sydney Harbour National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about South Head tunnels tour.

Getting there and parking

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    Hornby Lighthouse is in the South Head precinct of Sydney Harbour National Park. To get there:

    • Drive along New South Head Road past Vaucluse to the end
    • Turn right into Robertson Road, then left into Military Road, which becomes Cliff Road.
    • Turn left into Short Street then right into Cove Street and right into Victoria Street
    • Continue to the end and leave the car at Camp Cove carpark
    • Follow South Head Heritage trail, which begins near Camp Cove Kiosk, to the lighthouse.

    Alternatively, the Eastern Suburbs Ferry from Circular Quay, as well as buses 324, 325 and 380, stop a short walk from Camp Cove. Check out Transport NSW for more information.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking available at Camp Cove carpark

    Maps and downloads

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Not wheelchair-accessible

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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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    South Head, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan