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 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:04:44 +1000
Closed areas: Bluefish Drive at North Head closed
Bluefish Drive at North Head will be closed to all non-essential vehicles from Monday 18 June 2018 to Friday 22 June 2018. The closure is due to roadside vegetation maintenance works for bushfire risk mitiagtion.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Forestville area office on (02) 9451 3479.

Other incidents: Collins Beach Road - partially closed
Collins Beach Road will be partially closed from Monday 18 June to Friday 22 June 2018 due to water supply upgrade works. Visitors to Collins Flat Beach will need to approach the beach via Stewart Street, Manly.

Closed areas: Rodd Island closure
Rodd Island is closed to the general public on Saturday 30 June 2018, 8am to 6pm. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Vaucluse area office on (02) 9337 5511 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Fort Denison closure
Fort Denison is closed to visitors from Saturday 2 June 18 to Wednesday 11 July 18 due to maintenance. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Vaucluse area office on (02) 9337 5511 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Clark Island closed
Clark Island will be closed from Tuesday 30 October to Tuesday 6 November 2018 due to a public event. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call NPWS Vaucluse area office on (02) 9337 5511 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Other planned events: Fort Denison changes to cafe and restaurant services
From Monday 26 June 2017 there will be no food and beverage services on Fort Denison due to the conclusion of the existing Fort Denison cafe and restaurant lease. A selection process is currently underway to determine a new operator for the venue, but it is expected that it will remain closed until 2019.
Fort Denison tours will continue as normal during this period. Drinking water and toilet facilities are available and visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the grounds. 

Closed areas: Rodd Island closure
Rodd Island is closed to the general public on Saturday 6 October 2018. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Vaucluse area office on (02) 9337 5511 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Rodd Island closure
Rodd Island is closed to the general public on Friday 14 December 2018 from 8am to 8pm. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Vaucluse area office on (02) 9337 5511 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Rodd Island closure
Rodd Island is closed to the general public on Thursday 6 December 2018. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Vaucluse area office on (02) 9337 5511 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Clark Island closure
Clark Island will be closed to the general public on Saturday 6 October 2018 between 8am and 8pm. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Vaucluse area office on (02) 9337 5511 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program
1080 fox baits (sodium fluoroacetate) will be laid in various locations across Sydney Harbour National Park from Thursday 1 February 2018 to Tuesday 31 July 2018. The baiting program includes sites at North Head, on the adjacent North Head Sanctuary. This is managed by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust and the Australian Institute of Police Management.
The baited areas will contain buried baits or ejector capsules. Do not touch the baits or ejector devices as they are poisonous. 1080 is highly lethal to domestic animals and pet owners are reminded that dogs are not permitted in national parks.
For further information during business hours please contact NPWS Mosman area office on (02) 8968 6300 or the NPWS Greater Sydney Branch Pest Officer on (02) 9542 0678.

Closed areas: Fairfax lookout partial closure
Parts of the western, southern and eastern lookouts along Fairfax walking track have been closed due to cliff instability. The temporary closure is for the safety of the public, and fencing and signage have been installed advising of the closures. These closures will remain in place until works are undertaken to make the area safe. Fairfax walking track and carparks are open.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Sydney Harbour 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.