Malabar Headland National Park
Upgrades for walking tracks in Malabar Headland National Park
Various sections along walking tracks in Malabar Headland National Park will be closed between 6 May and September 2021. Different sections will close at different times. Alerts will be updated as construction dates are confirmed. To begin, the southern access will be open to Boora Point only, and the northern access to Magic Point. Find out more about the investment to upgrade walking tracks in Malabar Headland National Park.
Malabar Headland National Park offers dramatic coastal views and walks between Maroubra and Malabar beaches, in Sydney's east. The western section of the park is open year-round. The eastern section is closed when ANZAC Rifle Range is in use so check safety messages and alerts before visiting.
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Dramatic cliff top views and rugged bushland make Malabar Headland National Park a popular spot for coast walks and fishing. Keep an eye out for humpbacks cruising the Pacific Ocean during whale watching season too.
Tucked between public beaches and parks, the natural landscape is dominated by towering cliffs, sandstone escarpments and remnant heritage structures. Get away from the urban crowds and discover expansive views all the way north to Bondi and south to La Perouse.
If you're looking to cool off in summer you'll find popular swimming spots nearby, with Maroubra Beach and Malabar Beach located near either end of Western Escarpment walking track and Boora Point walking track. And nature lovers will find several species of wildlife and protected vegetation, including the critically endangered eastern suburbs banksia scrub.
ANZAC Rifle Range
The eastern section of Malabar Headland National Park is subject to closure when the adjacent ANZAC Rifle Range is in use. This is the largest rifle range in the southern hemisphere and is headquarters to the New South Wales Rifle Association. Please check all safety messages and alerts before visiting.
Highlights in this park
Get back to nature on Western Escarpment walking track in Sydney's Malabar Headland National Park, near Maroubra. This short track through native heat...
Explore spectacular coastline views in Malabar Headland National Park on Boora Point walking track. Only 30 minutes from Sydney city, you’ll find epic...
Volunteer for bush regeneration at Malabar Headland in south-east Sydney. Join one of the 2 groups that meet regularly in this national park. Meet lik...
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- in the Sydney and surrounds region
Western section: Open all year but may close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Nielsen Park office
02 9337 5511
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
- Greycliffe House, Nielsen Park, 6 Steele Point Road, Vaucluse NSW 2030
- Nielsen Park office