Sydney Harbour National Park

Fires, floods and park closures

Last update: 12/12/2014 4:06PM

Closed areas

Alcohol free zones - Hermitage Foreshore track (Closure ends Saturday 28 February 2015)

Milk Beach, Queens Beach and Hermit Point (part of the Hermitage Foreshore) are all alcohol free zones from 1 December 2014 to 28 February 2015.These areas are closed to all groups (20 people or over). Penalties apply.

Collins Flat Beach unavailable for venue hire

Collins Flat Beach is currently unavailable for venue hire due to the impact of high visitation on the critical habitat found at this location.Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Mosman office on (02) 9960 6266 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page.

Locations affected: North Head, Collins Flat Beach

Nielsen Park safety alert - Nielsen Park

The beach at Nielsen Park has been closed until further notice due to the damaged shark net caused by the rough water conditions.

Sydney Harbour National Park accommodation

Constables Cottage, Green Point Cottage and Steele Point Cottage are currently unavailable for booking until further notice. New options are being considered for the conservation, management and use of these buildings. For more information please contact the Customer Experience Team on 13000 PARKS (1300 072 757) or visit the NSW National Parks safety page.

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Nielsen Park fireworks

Nielsen Park is a ticketed venue on 31 December 2014, therefore it is only accessible for people who have purchased tickets for the viewing of New Years Eve 2014 fireworks.

Wednesday 31 December to Friday 2 January 2015

New Years Eve 2014 closures

These areas in Sydney Harbour National Park are closed for safety reasons during New Years Eve 2014. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the area office on (02) 9337 5511.

Wednesday 31 December, 5:00PM to 5:00AM