Sydney Harbour National Park

One of Sydney's most diverse parks, Sydney Harbour National Park is formed from 11 pockets of harbour islands and shoreline. Highlights include coastal walks and swimming, breath-taking viewpoints, tours of colonial buildings and Aboriginal cave art.

There are alerts raised for Sydney Harbour National Park as at Sun, 20 Oct 2019 01:55:14 +1100
Closed areas: Clark Island closure
Clark Island will be closed to the public between Monday 28 October 2019 and Tuesday 5 November 2019.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact 02 9337 5511.

Closed areas: Clark Island - jetty and part of wharf closed
Clark Island jetty and the lower steps on the wharf's main berth face are closed closed due to damage. Penalties apply for non-compliance

Safety alerts: Lower steps on Shark Island Wharf closed
The lower 4 steps of Shark Island Wharf are closed due to a safety hazard. Using these steps for berthing, drop-off and pick-up is prohibited. Access is only possible using the upper stairs.
Small vessels and boats may not be able to berth, particularly at low tide.
For more information, call 02 9337 5511.

Other planned events: 1080 baiting program underway
A 1080 baiting program will be underway in Sydney Harbour National Park from Thursday 1 August 2019 to Friday 31 January 2020. The 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) will be buried baits or ejector capsules, which are laid continuously and in an ongoing manner on tracks and trails in parts of this park.
The areas where the baiting will be underway are Chowder Bay, Dobroyd, Bradleys, Georges, Middle and North headlands. North Head includes adjoining land of Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, Australian Institute of Police Management, and Quarantine Station.
Do not touch baits or ejector devices as they contain poison. 1080 is lethal to dogs and cats and pet owners are reminded that domestic animals are not permitted in national parks.
For further information please contact the NPWS Middle Head area office on 02 9960 6266 during business hours. After business hours, contact the NPWS after-hours call centre on 02 8579 0537.

Other planned events: North Head Scenic Drive gate opening and closing times
North Head Scenic Drive gate closing and opening times will change in summer and winter. The following times include:

Closed areas: Fort Denison closed
Fort Denison is closed to visitors until further notice, due to site maintenance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Vaucluse area office on (02) 9337 5511 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Collins Flat not available for venue hire
Collins Flat Beach is currently unavailable for venue hire. This is due to the impact of high visitation on the critical penguin habitat at this location. This closure will be reviewed at the end of the breeding season in February 2020.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Mosman area office on 02 9960 6266.