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 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:52:16 +1000
Closed areas: Shark Island closure
Shark Island is closed to public visitation on the following dates:
Ferry services will not be impacted on the morning of Sunday 9 September 2018.
For more information, call the NPWS Vaucluse area office on (02) 9337 5511.

Closed areas: Fort Denison closed
Fort Denison is closed to visitors from Saturday 2 June 2018 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.

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway
1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate), as buried baits or ejector capsules, are laid continually on tracks and trails in Sydney Harbour National Park (Chowder Bay, Dobroyd, Bradleys, Georges, Middle and North headlands), and will be from Wednesday 1 August 2018 to Thursday 31 January 2019. Do not touch baits or ejector devices - 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 during business hours please call the NPWS Sydney North (Middle Head) area office on (02) 9960 6266.

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.

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.

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.