Sydney Harbour National Park
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.
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.
For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/venues/the-nielsen/local-alerts
- 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.
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.