Visit Kamay Botany Bay National Park to see Captain Cook's landing place at Kurnell. The heritage-listed site is an important place in Australia's history.
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Cape Baily Lighthouse is a scenic stop along Cape Baily track in the Kurnell area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park, near Cape Solander.
Macquarie Watchtower is in the La Perouse area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park, next to La Perouse Museum. Visit this historic stone building to learn about Sydney’s colonial and convict past.
Pere Receveurs Tomb is in the La Perouse area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park, next to La Perouse Museum. This memorial marks the grave of French priest Pere le Receveur, of the ill-fated La Perouse expedition.
Visit the site of Happy Valley camp, an historic Depression-era community located behind Congwong Beach, in La Perouse. It’s one of many fascinating historic sites in Kamay Botany Bay National Park.
This historic cycling track near Audley and a short drive from Sydney follows the river and offers birdwatching, pretty picnic areas and history to explore.
Greater Blue Mountains Drive takes in the iconic scenery of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Explore Glenbrook, Wentworth Falls and Katoomba and beyond.
Easily accessible and featuring all the facilities needed to enjoy a barbecue, the popular Byarong Park picnic area also offers walking track access and birdwatching.
Join this guided tour to hear about the unpredictable history of Bare Island Fort at La Perouse. We'll cross a 130-year-old wooden bridge and enter a world of fine engineering and great deception.
- Fees apply. Free park entry.
Tour times: 1.30pm to 2.15pm, 2.30pm to 3.15pm and 3.30pm to 4.15pm. Meet 15 minutes before your tour starts.
Every Sunday from Sunday 28 June 2020 to Sunday 27 June 2021.
Tours also run on Friday 10 July, Friday 17 July, Friday 2 October and Friday 9 October 2020, Friday 8 January, Friday 15 January, Friday 22 January, Friday 29 January, Friday 9 April and Friday 16 April 2021.
No tours on Sunday 16 August and Sunday 6 December 2020 or Sunday 7 February and Sunday 9 May 2021.
- La Perouse area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Housed in a heritage building at La Perouse in Sydney's south, the La Perouse Museum documents the expedition of French explorer the Comte de Laperouse.
Forest path is an easy walk in Royal National Park. It's great for kids and just 1 hour south of Sydney. Wander through cabbage tree palms and Gymea lilies on the path beside Bola Creek and the Hacking River.
Walk the short track to Dharawal Resting Place to discover this important La Perouse Aboriginal site, that’s also steeped in Sydney’s colonial history.
Take an easy stroll along Burrawang walk in the Kurnell area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Enjoy several historic sites and bronze sculptures of Aboriginal significance. A large section of this walk is wheelchair-accessible.