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Middle Head

Sydney Harbour National Park

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Overview

With expansive water views across iconic Sydney Harbour and stretching out to Sydney’s eastern suburbs, Middle Harbour and Manly - Middle Head will impress your guests at your next product launch, conference or wedding ceremony.

Venue is suitable for
Wedding ceremonies, arts and cultural events, concerts and festivals, corporate and MICE events, private party or function, sporting events
Capacity
Maximum people: 150
Facilities
Drinking water, toilets
Availability
Available for hire Monday to Saturday, except between 26 Dec and 1 Jan.
Bookings

To make a booking or for more information, please email the Events and Venues Unit or phone 02 9585 6570.

Other Information
This venue is also suitable for commercial and public events such as live performances, festivals and product launches.   

Middle Head is a superb lookout spot in Sydney Harbour National Park. From this outstanding vantage point, you can follow the Pacific Ocean to the horizon, framed by North and South Heads. The panoramic view extends to Sydney’s eastern suburbs, Middle Harbour and Manly. It’s the perfect backdrop to any event, making it one of Sydney’s most popular outdoor venues for product launches, conferences and wedding ceremonies. 

In addition to enjoying sensational views, you can find out more about Middle Head’s military significance. Explore the open gun emplacements, built in response to a feared French invasion, and see the unusual V-shaped dry moat at the entrance to Middle Head.

When you’ve finished exploring the area, you and your guests can relax and enjoy the picturesque area.

For directions, safety and practical information, see venue info

Nearby

  • Aerial view of Middle Head Officers Quarters with Sydney Harbour in the background. Photo: John Spencer/DPIE

    Middle Head Officers Quarters

    Going to a wedding or looking for a secluded getaway in Sydney Harbour National Park? Middle Head Officers Quarters is close to the action but in its own world – only minutes from Mosman village and Taronga Zoo. 

  • View from the pathway looking up towards Athol Hall in Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo credit: We are Origami. <HTML>&copy; We are Origami.

    Athol Hall

    With breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour, Athol Hall is the perfect venue to celebrate a memorable wedding reception or birthday party against a dazzling backdrop.

  • People walking around Middle Head's military fortifications in Middle Head, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Spencer/DPIE

    Middle Head

    Middle Head is one of Sydney Harbour's seven headlands. Enjoy scenic views of Sydney Harbour from the lookout or take a guided tour of the historic fort and military relics.

General enquiries

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 fees or tour fees apply to visit Sydney Harbour islands. All public visitors to Shark, Clark, Goat or Rodd Island, or Fort Denison, 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.

    Buy annual pass
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