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Bare Island in La Perouse, Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Photo: E Sheargold/DPIE

Bare Island and Cape Banks ultimate day tour

Uncover the wealth of history along the shores of La Perouse, Kamay Botany Bay National Park. From a shipwreck to the Henry Head fortifications, there's plenty to delve into on this guided tour.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tours run 9.30am to 3pm. Meet at 9.15am.

2020 dates: Sunday 11 October and Saturday 7 November 2020.

2021 dates: Sunday 10 January, Wednesday 20 January, Sunday 24 January, Saturday 6 March, Sunday 11 April and Sunday 2 May 2021.

Where
La Perouse area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Aerial view of Bare Island and the fort, Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Photo: S Cohen/OEH

Bare Island Fort guided tour

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.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

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.

Tour dates:

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 6 December 2020 or Sunday 7 February and Sunday 9 May 2021.

Where
La Perouse area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Greycliffe House exterior, an elegant mid 19th-century Gothic-style house in Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Yurasek/DPIE

Greycliffe House and Nielsen Park heritage tour

Enter the world of the mid 1800s when you visit Greycliffe House. It's been a part of Sydney's history since its first residents moved in. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy in the grounds after the tour.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tours run 10.30am to 12.30pm. Meet at 10.15am.

2020 tours: Sunday 4 October, Thursday 8 October and Sunday 6 December 2020.

2021 tours: Saturday 13 February, Sunday 18 April and Sunday 9 May 2021.

Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Aerial view of Strickland House in Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Gareth Pickford/DPIE

Strickland House heritage tour

Wind back the clock and explore the varied history of Strickland House on a guided tour. With stunning harbour views, it was home to leading figures of Sydney's establishment in the 19th century.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tour runs 10.30am to 12.30pm. Meet at 10.15am.

2020 dates: Sunday 15 November 2020

2021 dates: Wednesday 10 February, Sunday 14 March and Sunday 16 May 2021

Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds

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Walking tracks

Bridge over creek on Forest path in Royal National Park. Photo: Natasha Webb/OEH

Forest path

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.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Distance
4.4km loop
Time
1hr - 1hr 30min
Grade
Grade 3
Where
Royal National Park in Sydney and surrounds, South Coast