South Head Heritage trail

The short South Head Heritage trail offers something for everyone; incredible beach and harbour views, a glimpse into history and excellent whale watching opportunities.
Starting at Camp Cove in Watsons Bay, this short walk takes you on a stroll along an 1870s cobblestone road past Lady Bay Beach, before reaching historic Hornby Lighthouse with its distinctive red and white stripes. Take some time to explore the gun emplacements and keep your eyes open if you’re there during whale watching season.
The spectacular views of Sydney are sure to astound you, with Sydney Harbour to the west, Middle Head and North Head to the north, and the expansive Pacific Ocean to the east; and leave you wanting to explore more of Sydney Harbour National Park.

Nearby events

  1. Nielsen Park bush regeneration group

    Tuesday 29 May 2018 to Tuesday 10 July 2018 , Watsons Bay

    If you’re interested in volunteer work involving bush regeneration in Sydney Harbour National Park, then the Nielsen Park bush regeneration group might be for you. This volunteer group meets in the picturesque Nielsen Park in Vaucluse every…

    29 May - 10 Jul
  2. Whale Festival

    Event dates to be confirmed: November 2018 , Watsons Bay

    Discover the Aboriginal heritage of Vaucluse House and celebrate the Gawura Season of migrating whales. Join them for a traditional Smoking Ceremony, dance performances, a cultural cook-up by Fred's Bush Tucker, and more.…

    11 Nov