Sydney Harbour National Park - Middle Head

Middle Head is a superb lookout spot in Sydney Harbour National Park. From this outstanding vantage point, you can follow the Pacific Ocean to the horizon, framed by North and South Heads. The panoramic view extends to the Eastern Suburbs, Middle Harbour and Manly.

In addition to enjoying sensational views, you can find out more about Middle Head’s military significance. Walk the Don Goodsir track to the 1801 Forts, built in response to a feared French invasion, or explore the tunnels, sandstone gun pits and infamous Vietnam War-era 'Tiger Cages'. Guided tours of the Fort are available between October and May.

When you are finished exploring why not relax on nearby Cobblers Beach and enjoy the picturesque cove.

Nearby events

  1. New Year's Eve on Cockatoo Island

    Monday 31 December 2018 to Tuesday 01 January 2019 , Sydney Harbour

    Cockatoo Island is one of the best places in Sydney to watch the world-renowned New Year’s Eve fireworks. Right in the heart of Sydney Harbour, you’ll enjoy a fun and relaxing night with family and friends - without the crowds, long walks h…

    31 Dec - 01 Jan
  2. New Years Eve Clark Island Garden Party

    Monday 31 December 2018 to Tuesday 01 January 2019 , Sydney Harbour

    Celebrate New Year’s Eve on Clark Island - a beautiful oasis in the middle of Sydney Harbour with superb views of the fireworks. Relax and enjoy a cocktail and canapés as the sun sets. Your main and dessert follow, from a menu inspired by t…

    31 Dec - 01 Jan
  3. New Years Eve aboard Sydney 2000

    Monday 31 December 2018 to Tuesday 01 January 2019 , Sydney Harbour

    Crusing inside the exclusion zone as a part of the parade The eyes of over a billion people worldwide turn to Sydney Harbour on New Years Eve, not only because they have the first major display but one of the world's best. The Harbour Brid…

    31 Dec - 01 Jan