Although people are unable to enjoy our full visitor experience, we're rolling out exciting digital initiatives that will enable you to stay connected with our extraordinary places on Sydney Harbour. Discover some of our upcoming events below...
Between Saturday, 26 September and Sunday, 11 October, we're offering three immersive tours of Cockatoo Island. From Sandstone to Steel is a crash-course in the island's layered history. Meanwhile, Haunted History is a journey into the island's dark past and Convict Escape Attempts is an opportunity to learn about the prisoners who dared escaped the convict penal establishment. Be quick – tickets are limited!
Introducing DigiTalks – a series of online talks, virtual tours and webinars designed to keep you engaged at home, on your lunch break or wherever you may be! Running on select Wednesdays, DigiTalks are an opportunity for attendees to gain rich insights into not only our heritage destinations but also the world's best harbour. We invite you to register for one, or more, of our upcoming DigiTalks.
The manufacture of cabbage tree hats, commonly undertaken by convicts, was a thriving cottage craft from the 1790s until the 1930s. On Wednesday 30 September, historians Sue and Don Brian will present a DigiTalk on the historical significance of this former staple of Australian fashion. In addition to demonstrating how the iconic hat was made, he will share archival photos and traditional songs.
[Image credit: Australian Bullock driver, 1851, William Strutt, National library of Australia]
Operating every Wednesday from 8am to 2pm, the Middle Head Market is an opportunity for locals and visitors to enjoy a pleasant, country-style bazaar atmosphere together with breathtaking harbour views and live music.
Spanning 80 kilometres of harbour foreshore between two of Sydney’s most iconic surf beaches, the Bondi to Manly Walk includes pit stops at historic sites protected by the Harbour Trust; namely, North Head Sanctuary in Manly, Headland Park in Mosman, Macquarie Lightstation in Vaucluse and Sub Base Platypus in North Sydney.
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