Sydney Harbour National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Goat Island.
Getting there and parking
Goat Island can be visited as part of a guided tour – please see our What's On section for more information.
Private vessels are not permitted to moor at Goat Island.
- Food and beverage facilities are not available on the island, so it’s a good idea to bring your own supplies.
- Rubbish bins are not provided. Please take your rubbish with you.
- Flush toilets
Maps and downloads
Fees and passes
Landing or tour fees
Goat Island is not open to the general public. The best way to explore the rich history of Goat Island is on a guided tour with NPWS or with one of our partners. A landing fee does not apply to tours.
Disability access level - hard
Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty
- Nielsen Park office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
- 02 9337 5511
- Greycliffe House, Nielsen Park, 6 Steele Point Road, Vaucluse NSW 2030
- 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. You can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.
Landing fees or tour fees apply to visit Sydney Harbour islands. All public visitors to Shark, Clark or Rodd Island, 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