Sydney Harbour National Park
All the practical information you need to know about The Nielsen.
Terms and conditions
Please contact Nielsen Park Venues for any special venue hire conditions.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
The Nielsen is in the Nielsen Park precinct of Sydney Harbour National Park. To get there:
- Take New South Head Road away from the city
- Turn left into Vaucluse Road and then left into Greycliffe Avenue
- It's a short walk to The Nielsen from here
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
- Flush toilets
There is also a restaurant and function space
Tap water available.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
The Nielsen does not have disabled access to the venue. The outdoor seating area is easily accessed by wheelchair.
- 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. You can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.
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.Buy annual pass