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 Sat, 20 Jul 2019 10:20:05 +1000
Other planned events: Fox control operations - Dobroyd Head
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is doing 1080 ground baiting of foxes in Sydney Harbour National Park at Dobroyd Head.
This baiting program will run from Thursday 18 July 2019 until further notice. It will reduce the impacts of foxes on wildlife and threatened species in the park.
There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices. Some baits may be buried. Penalties apply for non-compliance.
Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please restrain assistance dogs to ensure they don’t enter the baiting areas. If assistance dogs are required in the baiting area, we suggest muzzling them.
For more information, contact the local park office on 02 9451 3479 or 1300 072 757 after hours.

Closed areas: All facilities on Rodd Island closed
All facilities on this island are closed until further notice because there is no water supply. These issues will be fixed as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience.
For more information, please call the NPWS Greycliffe House, Vaucluse area office on 02 9337 5511.

Closed areas: Shark Beach closed
Shark Beach at Nielsen Park is closed until further notice. It is unsafe to swim at Shark Beach.
The shark net and a pylon have been damaged due to severe weather conditions. The damaged shark net is not operating and may deteriorate further.
The damaged shark net could cause injury. NSW National Parks are working to repair the net.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, call the NPWS Vaucluse area office on 02 9337 5511.

Closed areas: North Head fox control operations
A fox control operation is in progress across North Head from Tuesday 8 May 2019 until further notice. Areas where trapping is underway will be signposted. Please keep to the centre of formed tracks.
Some areas may be closed temporarily. Signage will be in place around any closed areas.
For further information please contact the Sydney North Area office on 02 9451 3479 during weekdays or 13000 PARKS (13000 72757) on weekends.

Closed areas: Lady Bay Beach closed
Lady Bay Beach will be closed at times from May to August 2019. NSW National Parks will be repairing the sandstone retaining wall and replacing the staircase above the beach during this time.
To ensure visitor safety, the beach will be closed at times during repairs. Please don't enter closed areas during construction. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Alternative beach access is available nearby at Camp Cove, and there are clothing-optional beaches at Cobblers and Obelisk beaches in Mosman.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Vaucluse office on 02 9337 7000, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway
1080 fox baiting program will occur from Friday 1 February 2019 to Wednesday 31 July 2019 in Sydney Harbour National Park (Chowder Bay, Dobroyd, Bradleys, Georges, Middle and North headlands). The 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) will be buried baits or ejector capsules which are laid on tracks and trails. Do not touch baits or ejector devices as they contain poison. The 1080 poison is lethal to dogs and cats, and pet owners are reminded that domestic animals are not permitted in national parks.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information during business hours please call the NPWS Sydney North (Middle Head) area office on 02 9960 6266 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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 closed
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 2019. Penalties apply for non-compliance.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Mosman area office on (02) 9960 6266 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.