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Nielsen Park bush regeneration group

Sydney Harbour National Park


If you’re available for volunteer work on a Tuesday morning, why not join the Nielsen Park bush regeneration group? The group meets weekly to remove weeds and regenerate Australian native plants at Nielsen Park, Vaucluse, in Sydney Harbour National Park.

Bush regeneration

Every Tuesday, 8am–1pm.

Nielsen Park, Sydney Harbour National Park
Meeting point
Nielsen Park, Vaucluse. Please phone before the activity for further meeting place details.
What to
Sturdy shoes, clothes for all weather conditions, hat, sunscreen, raincoat, snacks, drinking water
More information

Email or phone NSW National Parks on (02) 9337 5511.

If you’re interested in volunteer work involving bush regeneration in Sydney Harbour National Park, then the Nielsen Park bush regeneration group might be for you.

This volunteer group meets in picturesque Nielsen Park in Vaucluse every Tuesday morning to remove weeds and regenerate sites where Australian native plants occur naturally.

The main objective of the group is to protect 2 Australian native plants in particular: the Nielsen Park she-oak and the sunshine wattle.

Join up as a volunteer to enjoy spectacular harbour views while also being actively involved in the preservation of Sydney’s gorgeous natural shoreline.

You don’t need to have any experience – there’ll be plenty of guidance and support – and all tools are provided. Please contact us for more information about this great Sydney-based volunteering opportunity.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Park info

  • 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.

    Other fees:

    Landing fee or tour fee applies to visit Sydney Harbour Islands. Fort Denison can only be visited on a tour. To visit Shark, Clark or Rodd islands Island, all vessels, including kayaks, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 13000 PARKS (13000 72757).

    Buy an annual pass.
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Nielsen Park, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan