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Aboriginal sites

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Historic buildings/places

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Lookouts

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

South Head

There's no shortage of lookouts at South Head. The Gap offers some of Sydney's finest views and good opportunities for whale watching. South Head is also great for a swim, try Camp Cove or Lady Bay Beach.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Wheelchair
access
Hard
Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
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Picnic areas

Shark Island picnic area, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Shark Island

Positioned in Sydney Harbour, 1km from the mouth of Rose Bay, Shark Island is a picnic spot with a difference. Explore the island's foreshore, go swimming or relax in front of amazing Sydney Harbour views.

Price
Fees apply. Park entry fees apply.
Wheelchair
access
No wheelchair access
Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
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Events

Swimming spots

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Tours

Cannons on Fort Denison. Photo: John Yurasek

Fort Denison heritage tour

Discover the history behind Australia's only Martello tower on this fascinating tour. It's the most complete Martello tower in the world, and a popular Sydney attraction.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When
  • Fort Denison is closed to the public from Saturday 2 June to Wednesday 11 July 2018.
  • From Thursday 12 July 2018, tours run Thursdays to Sundays. Tour times: 11.15am–11.45am, 12.15pm–12.45pm, 2pm–2.30pm and 3.10pm–3.40pm.
Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
The Queens magazine, built on Goat Island in the 1830s. Photo: Natasha Webb/OEH

Goat Island heritage tour

Take a fascinating tour of Goat Island, an iconic Sydney landmark in Sydney Harbour National Park.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tours run 10.20am–12.50pm.

2018 tour dates:

Sunday 6 May, Sunday 20 May, Sunday 3 June, Thursday 7 June, Sunday 17 June, Sunday 1 July, Sunday 15 July, Sunday 5 August, Sunday 19 August and Thursday 23 August 2018.

Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
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Walking tracks

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Evans lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Kevin McGrath/NSW Government