The Sydney Harbour Federation Trust was created by the Australian Government to protect and improve public access to former defence and Commonwealth sites around Sydney Harbour. Our sites include: Cockatoo Island and Snapper Island in Sydney Harbour, Woolwich Dock and Parklands, HMAS Platypus in Neutral Bay, Headland Park and Chowder Bay in Mosman, North Head Sanctuary in Manly, Marine Biological Station in Watsons Bay and Macquarie Lightstation in Vaucluse.
News and upcoming events
Earthwatch and the North Head Sanctuary Foundation are running a free guided ClimateWatch walk at North Head on Sunday 2 June. Click here for more information.
The Hospital on the Hill
A new Harbour Trust publication, The Hospital on the Hill, honours the young men who went to war and the doctors and nurses at the Georges Heights hospital who cared for those who came home wounded. This hardcover, large format book offers an evocative series of vignettes and photos which transport the reader back in time. Click here for information on how to purchase.
Community Group presentations
The Harbour Trust is offering historic, colourful and little known tales about its harbour sites to Community Groups. Click here for more information.
Outpost 2013, Cockatoo Island
Click here to read the Outpost 2013 announcement.
North Head tours
A variety of tours of the North Head Sanctuary are available for the public, for more information, click here.
Holiday stay cottages at Headland Park, Mosman
Two self-contained, three bedroom cottages set amidst beautiful parkland are available for overnight stays. A short walk to beaches, cafés, public transport and Mosman village. More information about staying in the Naval Cottages
Sydney Harbour venues for hire
Tennis Courts for hire
Looking to get active in 2012? Check out our tennis courts at Georges Heights, North Head, Middle Head and Cockatoo Island - all available for hire. Click here for more information
Let us help you with your next event or functionThe Sydney Harbour Federation Trust boasts a broad range of beautiful harbour-front venues. Whether it’s wedding ceremonies at Georges Head Lookout or the Harbour View Lawn or booking your next meeting at Middle Head, there’s something for everyone.
For more information and event enquiries, click here or call the Harbour Trust Events team on 8969 2100.