Fairfax lookout, North Head
Sydney Harbour National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Fairfax lookout, North Head.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Park entry points
- North Head Scenic Drive carpark See on map
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking in designated areas only. Visitors risk incurring fines for parking or driving in non-designated areas. Parking spaces can't be reserved for guests.
Bus services stop near this venue. Contact the Transport Information Line on 131500 for more information.
This venue has limited facilities:
- All rubbish must be taken with you when you leave.
- BBQs - you can bring a portable gas bbq that is fitted with a fat drip tray.
Maps and downloads
Fees and passes
Venue hire fees may apply to certain bookings. For more information, email the Events and Venues Unit or phone (02) 9585 6570.
Disability access level - medium
Assistance may be required to access this area.
- 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.
Landing fee or tour fee applies to visit Sydney Harbour islands. To visit Shark, Clark or Rodd islands all vessels, including kayaks, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS). Annual NSW Parks Passes not valid for landing fees.Buy annual pass