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Chase Alive Discovery program

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

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A father and son go fishing next to a marina at Bobbin Head in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/OEH

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Bobbin Head

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Goat Island, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

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Goat Island

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Akuna Bay Marina, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Photo: d'Albora Akuna Bay

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Akuna Bay

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View across the harbour from Clark Island. Photo: Kevin McGrath © DPIE

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Clark Island

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Family walking beneath the trees at Nielsen Park. Photo: John Spencer/DPIE

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Nielsen Park

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Aerial view of South Head, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/DPIE

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South Head

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Yiningma lookout, aerial view of Bluefish Point from North Head. Photo: John Spencer © DCCEEW

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North Head

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A gravel trail surrounded by eucalyptus trees on Centre trail, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Credit Alegria Reyes/DPE © DPE

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Centre trail

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View along Strom loop, Bouddi National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin

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Strom loop

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2 visitors following Fairfax walk along the coast, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Spencer © DPE

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Fairfax walk

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A Fit City Tours group walking along the shoreline during the Manly hiking tour. Photo © Fit City Tours

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Manly hiking tour

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Rodd Island, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Kevin McGrath/NSW Government

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Rodd Island

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The view at Bujwa Bay, Muogamarra Nature Reserve. Photo: T Willsteed © the photographer

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Walk to Bujwa Bay

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Military fortifications on the escarpment edge at Georges Head in Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Andrew Elliot © DPE

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Georges Head

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Lobster Beach, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer

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Lobster Beach

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Elvina trail in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Photo credit: Luke McSweeney © DPIE

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Elvina trail

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Reef Beach, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Yurasek/NSW Government

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Reef Beach

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Chase Alive Discovery program

Park info

  • in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • The entrance to Bobbin Head and Appletree Bay is closed from 8pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 5.30pm to 6am the rest of the year.
    • Gates to West Head are closed from 8.30pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 6pm to 6am the rest of the year.
  • Park entry fees:

    $12 per vehicle per day. You can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

    Vehicles over 8 seats: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Students on educational programs: $1.10 per student. Teachers/educational supervisors: free (1 adult per 10 students).

    Other fees:

    A $3 per adult, $2 per child landing fee may apply for day visitors to The Basin campground. Please pay at the campground wharf. Landing fees are included in your camping fees.

    Group bookings:

    Under the Plan of Management for this park, prior written approval is required for organised groups of 20 or more people planning to visit this park. Contact the park office before your visit.

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