Which national parks can be accessed by public transport?

Most national parks in NSW require a vehicle but many, particularly those close to Sydney, can be accessed by public transport. Each accessible park has a public transport icon.

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Once you've chosen a park, use TransportInfo or call 131 500 to plan a park visit by public transport.

Parks accessible by public transport

Park Getting there by public transport
Sydney Harbour National Park North Head - ferry to Manly and by bus or walk to the headland
South Head - ferry to Watsons Bay then walk or bus
Nielson Park - bus to Neilson Park
Middle Head - bus to Mosman
Bradleys Head - bus to Mosman
Dobroyd Head - bus to Balgowlah
Fort Denison - by ferry from Circular Quay
Clark Island - by ferry from Circular Quay
Shark Island - by ferry from Circular Quay
Goat Island - by ferry from Circular Quay
Rodd Island - by ferry from Circular Quay
Sydney Harbour National Park travel information
Blue Mountains National Park By train to Blackheath, Glenbrook, Katoomba, Leura, Mount Victoria or Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains National Park travel information
Royal National Park By train to Cronulla then ferry to Bundeena and walk 500m
By train to Loftus, Engadine, Heathcote or Waterfall
Royal National Park travel information
Bouddi National Park
By train to Woy Woy then bus to MacMasters Beach
By train to Gosford then bus to Killcare Heights
By bus to Palm Beach then ferry to Ettalong (Wagstaffe Wharf) and walk
Bouddi National Park travel information
Brisbane Water National Park By ferry from Palm Beach
By train to Gosford then bus to Kariong or Umina Beach and walk

Brisbane Water National Park travel information

Sea Acres National Park Train to Wauchope then bus to Port Macquarie and bus to Sea Acres
Sea Acres National Park travel information
Garigal National Park By bus to Roseville Chase or Forestville then walk under the northern side of Roseville Bridge
Garigal National Park travel information
Heathcote National Park By train to Heathcote Station then walk
Heathcote National Park travel information
Kamay Botany Bay National Park By train to Cronulla then bus to Kurnell
By bus to La Perouse
Kamay Botany Bay National Park travel information
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park By bus to Palm Beach then ferry to The Basin
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park travel information
Lane Cove National Park By train to North Ryde station then walk 2km to Lane Cove River
By train to Chatswood then bus to West Chatswood
Lane Cove National Park travel information

Camping by public transport

Campsites at Bonnie Vale Campground (Royal National Park), Little Beach and Putty Beach (Bouddi National Park) and The Basin (Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park) are accessible by public transport and walking. Blue Mountains National Park has many excellent wilderness bushwalks requiring overnight camping, with several tracks accessible from train stations.