North Head, in Sydney Harbour National Park, is a diverse site with significant cultural and environmental significance receiving over 500,000 local, domestic and international visitors each year. North Head is listed on the National Heritage List.
The North Head Scenic Area contains two of Sydney's iconic scenic lookouts, with views across Sydney Harbour spanning 180 degrees from the Pacific Ocean to the CBD.
The NSW Government has allocated funding through the Improving Access to National Parks Program to improve visitor access and visitor facilities.
What's happening at the North Head Scenic Area?
Consultation over the past 18 months with stakeholders, including the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, identified several improvements to improve the visitor experience at North Head. These include:
- better visitor access and connectivity between the Lady Fairfax Lookouts, North Head Scenic Area and the School of Artillery site
- improved passive recreational space and connecting pathways at the North Head Scenic Area
- improved interpretation and signage.