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Manly scenic walkway

Sydney Harbour National Park

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

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Goat Island

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Aerial view of the NYE firework display over Clark Island, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Rob Mulally © DPE

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NYE Clark Island

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The view of the NYE fireworks from Shark Island, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Spencer © DPE

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NYE Shark Island

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View of the fireworks display at its height, Goat Island, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Jennifer Mitchell © DPE

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NYE Goat Island

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View of the NYE fireworks from Strickland Estate in Vaucluse, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Jenny Huang © the photographer

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NYE Strickland Estate

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Harbour view from North Head on a sunny day, looking over the South Head and the city in the distance, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/DPIE

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NYE North Head

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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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Uninterrupted ocean views at North Head in Manly, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Spencer © OEH

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North Head

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

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Reef Beach

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NYE in Sydney Harbour

Celebrate the New Year with the best views of Sydney's famous New Year's Eve fireworks. Sydney Harbour National Park offers fantastic vantage points for a spectacular panorama of the city skyline.

NYE 2014 at Bradleys Head in Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

 

Whale watching top spots

NSW national parks have the best vantage points to see whales during their annual migration, which takes place from May to November. Plan your next coastal adventure.

A humpback whale breaches the water off the NSW coast, near Sydney. Photo credit: Wayne Reynolds &copy Wayne Reynolds
Manly scenic walkway

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: $8 per vehicle per day. North Head: $5 per vehicle per day. Tap and pay card or phone payments accepted at pay machines. Coin payment available at Fairfax carpark machines only. Chowder Bay: 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. Park’nPay: You can also pay for your visit to any area via the Park’nPay app.

    Other fees:

    Landing fees or tour fees apply to visit Sydney Harbour islands. All public visitors to Shark, Clark or Rodd Island, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS). Annual NSW Parks Passes do not cover landing fees.

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