Sydney Harbour National Park
Venue hire conditions
Organised events that can comply with current rules on public gatherings are allowed in NSW national parks. No other events can proceed until further notice.
Please get in touch with your NPWS event contact, the relevant local park office, or email the Events team to arrange bookings, cancellations or postponements.
Replacement of Nielsen Park seawall in 2021
The Nielsen Park concrete seawall is being replaced as part of a program to improve access to national parks. Construction will occur between April and December 2021. There will be unavoidable restrictions on visitor access to Shark Beach during this time. Find out more about the improvements planned for Nielsen Park in 2021.
Set against the backdrop of the picturesque Nielsen Park in Sydney Harbour National Park, The Nielsen offers the perfect location to host an intimate wedding reception or private party.
- 1 Promenade Road, Vaucluse, NSW, 2030 - in Sydney Harbour National Park
- Venue is suitable for
- Private party or function, wedding ceremonies and wedding reception
- Maximum people: 100
- Cafe/kiosk, drinking water, toilets, electric power
Please contact The Nielsen to check current prices
or phone (02) 9337 7333.
Venue available for exclusive hire
Please contact The Nielsen for information regarding exclusive hire.
Venue bookings are not available from early April 2021, to allow for the replacement of the seawall at Nielsen Park. The works are expected to take approximately 9 months. Updates are available on the project webpage. For more information phone 02 9585 6570.
Bookings are essential. Please contact The Nielsen for further information on available facilities.
Sydney has an abundance of riches when it comes to stunning harbourside destinations. Nielsen Park near Shark Beach, is particularly popular, and makes for an ideal venue hire option for weddings or private parties.
The Nielsen is just one of several venues available for private hire in Nielsen Park. Situated among the Moreton Bay figs, The Nielsen is a perfect place to hold a special event or memorable wedding. You can relax and enjoy your special day while soaking up the prime waterfront location. Your guests will enjoy a traditional Italian menu highlighting seasonal produce. The professional event team staff will assist you in coordinating your event, and ensuring event packages are tailored specifically to your needs.
With a scenic leafy outlook over Fig Tree Road, you can't go past The Pavilion to host your next event. Located in the centre of the park, this is a popular venue for weddings and private events.
- 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 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