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Shark Island

Sydney Harbour National Park

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Bobbin Head picnic area, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Photo: Andy Richards

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Bobbin Head

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

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Goat Island

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Towra Beach Day Use Area, Towra Point Nature Reserve. Photo: OEH

Paddle

Towra Beach

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

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Akuna Bay

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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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North Head lookout, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

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North Head

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

Cycle

Centre trail

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Fairfax walk, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

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Fairfax walk

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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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Georges Head, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Yurasek/NSW Government

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Georges Head

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The iconic red flower of the waratah on Fairfax Heritage walking track at Blackheath in Blue Mountains National Park. Photo credit: Elinor Sheargold © DPIE

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Elvina trail

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

Swim

Reef Beach

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Shark Island

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 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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