Sydney Harbour National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Middle Head.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Middle Head is in the Middle Head precinct of Sydney Harbour National Park. To get there:
- From Mosman, follow Middle Harbour Road to the end.
- It's approximately 100m walk from the carpark to Middle Head Forts and lookout
Park entry points
- Middle Head carpark See on map
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Paid parking is available at Middle Head carpark. Follow Middle Head Road past the Chowder Bay Road roundabout, to the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust managed carparks.
Four hours free parking is available for NPWS Annual Pass holders along sections of Chowder Bay Road. Please check the parking meter for the NPWS logo to ensure your vehicle is parked in an NPWS managed carpark.
- Flush toilets
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
For venue hire, vehicle access for disabled visitors can be arranged with prior notice.
Obelisk and Cobbler beaches at Middle Head are clothing-optional beaches.
- Middle Head office
- Tuesday to Thursday, 9.30am to 4pm.
- 02 9960 6266
- 2 Governors Road, Mosman NSW 2088
- 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.
Landing fees or tour fees apply to visit Sydney Harbour islands. All public visitors to Shark, Clark, Goat or Rodd Island, or Fort Denison, 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