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West Head army track

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

What's nearby

 

Nearby things to do

Akuna Bay Marina, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Photo: OEH

Picnic

Akuna Bay

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Centre trail, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Photo: Andy Richards/NSW Government

Cycle

Centre trail

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Lobster Beach, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Picnic

Lobster Beach

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Strom loop water view, Bouddi National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin

Cycle

Strom loop

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Nearby camping and accommodation

 

Get Wild About Whales

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 on the Wild About Whales website.

Humpback whale breaching. Photo: Wayne Reynolds

 

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
Map of West Head Army track, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Image: OEH

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.

    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).

    Buy annual pass
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People enjoying the view out to sea from West Head lookout. Photo:David Finnegan