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What's on

Looking for things to do in Sydney? Check out our What’s On Directory (below) to discover current and upcoming attractions across our network of protected sites.  
Until 28 January
Summer holiday program

Escape to Cockatoo Island during the summer holidays (until 28 January 2022) and enjoy activities that combine fun, outdoor exploration, and history. We are proud to offer visitors a selection of great all-ages tours. PLUS: Be sure to check out our FREE sand sculpture tutorial, only available online until 28 January.  

24 February to 27 March 2022
Night at the Barracks (North Head Sanctuary)

Night at the Barracks will feature performances by leading Australian leading performers – including rock, opera and jazz musicians as well as dance companies – across 20 special nights. The all-start line-up includes Jessica Mauboy, David Campbell, James Morrison, David Hobson, Lucy Durack, John Foreman and the Aussie Pops Orchestra, Tim Campbell and Bonnie Anderson, the Tap Pack, Queensland Ballet, Sydney Dance Company and the Australian Rock Collective.

Select Wednesdays
DigiTalks Program (FREE)

DigiTalks is 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.

All Year Round
Bondi to Manly Walk (B2M)

The Bondi to Manly Walk is an opportunity for Sydneysiders and visitors alike to experience the splendour of the World’s Greatest Harbour as part of a one-of-a-kind pilgrimage. Spanning 80km of harbour foreshore between two of Sydney’s most iconic surf beaches, the massive walk includes pit stops at heritage sites protected by the Harbour Trust.

All Year Round
Tennis court hire – Georges Heights

Update (18/10/2021): Our court at Georges Heights is closed until further notice for repairs and maintenance work. Our court at Middle Head is still available for court hire.

Serve up a storm on our tennis court at Georges Heights, located along Suakin Drive near Georges Head Lookout. Court hire is $22 per hour with a minimum booking of one hour. Online booking is essential.

[Note: Players are required to comply with the NSW Government’s roadmap for easing restrictions as well as the latest guidance from Tennis Australia. Additionally, players must complete a COVID Safe check-in upon arrival at the court and check-out following their match.]

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Tennis court hire – Middle Head

Update: Our tennis court at Middle Head will be available for court-hire from Monday 11 October.

Located at 1110 Middle Head Road, the Harbour Trust's grass court will make you feel like the king or queen of swing! Court hire is $22 per hour with a minimum booking of one hour. Online booking is essential.

[Note: Players are required to comply with the NSW Government’s roadmap for easing restrictions as well as the latest guidance from Tennis Australia. Additionally, players must complete a COVID Safe check-in upon arrival at the court and check-out following their match.]

All year round
Google Arts & Culture exhibitions

Unable to visit our heritage sites on Sydney Harbour? Don't worry. The Harbour Trust has launched a collection of immersive exhibitions on the Google Arts & Culture platform, meaning people can experience our network of extraordinary places anytime, anywhere in the world. Jump online and marvel at the 'Iron Giants' of Cockatoo Island, explore the grounds of Australia's original lighthouse, descend into an underground military bunker once shrouded in secrecy... and so much more! 

Wednesdays
Organic Food Market

Complete your weekly grocery shop and enjoy the great outdoors at the Mosman Market – a country-style bazaar near Georges Heights Oval, Headland Park. The market operates every Wednesday from 8am to 2pm.  

Update (11 October 2021): The market is trading with a full range of fruit and vegetables as well as plants (including flowers) and take-away food and coffee. Marketgoers must comply with the NSW Government's COVID-19 rules. 

November to December 2022
Opera on Cockatoo Island: Carmen

We are excited to be hosting Carmen on Cockatoo Island, an innovative, outdoor opera experience premiering in November 2022. It is Bizet’s gripping tale of fate and freedom, presented in an exciting new way – under the stars, against the backdrop of our iconic destination in the heart of Sydney Harbour.

Performances will run select nights between 25 November 2022 and 18 December 2022. Tickets are available from $79 (excl. booking fee).

All Year Round...
20 things to do on Sydney Harbour

Looking for activities to enjoy with friends and family in Sydney? Read our new blog, released to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Harbour Trust, and discover the breadth of great experiences you can have at our beloved destinations on Sydney Harbour.

All Year Round
Digital Harbour (NEW)

Unable to visit our heritage destinations in-person? Don’t worry! Introducing Digital Harbour – a curated collection of videos, articles and other online experiences that enables you to discover our protected sites and delve into their layered histories, no matter where you are in Australia... or the world!

Select public holidays
Heritage steam crane demonstrations (FREE)

Travel back to the era where steam ruled – attend an upcoming demonstration of one of our vintage steam cranes!