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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...  
Wednesday 12 April
School holiday tour: Convict Sounds

Join us on Wednesday 12 April for our 'Convict Sounds' school holiday experience. For one day only, you will explore convict-era buildings while our knowledgeable guide shares historical anecdotes and prompts you to recreate sounds from the island’s former penal establishment. Tickets start from just $16 per person. 

21 Jan to 1 Apr
Sunset Sessions (live music)

Kickstart summer with Sunset Sessions. Our popular live music series returns 21 January 2023! Running Saturdays from 5pm, this picnic-style series features home-grown talents. The diverse line-up will cover different genres and will include First Nations and LGBTQIA+ artists. Sunset Sessions are now completely sold out.

24 March 2023
Coastrek Sydney 2023

On Friday 24 March 2023, Coastrek Sydney will be holding their premier hiking challenge for women, to raise money for the Heart Foundation. Participants can choose their own adventure with 30km, 45km, and 60km hiking courses available. From Palm Beach to Balgowlah Heights, participants will experience spectacular coastlines and iconic views of Sydney Harbour from North Head Sanctuary, all while fundraising for healthy hearts.

Every Sunday
Defence of Sydney Tour

The Defence of Sydney Tour is an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the men and women who served at North Fort. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you will marvel at heritage gun emplacements, once capable of firing 26.4km, and descend into the 200-metre-long military tunnel complex. Finally, our guide will demystify an underground bunker once shrouded in secrecy: The Plotting Room.

First Sunday of every month
Tunnels & Gunners Tour

During our 90-minute Tunnels and Gunners Tour, an experienced volunteer guide will lead you through two sets of demilitarised fortifications set within coastal bushland, including tunnels off limits to the general public. The tour concludes at the Headland Park Artist Precinct, which is home to a thriving community of painters, potters, sculptors and photographers.

Select Sundays
Third Quarantine Cemetery Tour

During a 60-minute tour of this historically-rich site, our knowledgeable guide will share stories of those who succumbed to the ravages of small pox, the plague and other epidemics. Attendees will also experience the natural beauty of this final resting place, including unspoiled views of Sydney Harbour.

Select dates
Cockatoo Island history & ghost tours

Journey to Cockatoo Island’s storied convict and maritime eras – or dare to step into the supernatural realm – with our tour program. Our tours are also a great opportunity to discover iconic landmarks, including heritage buildings rarely opened to the general public.  

All Year Round
Tennis court hire – Georges Heights

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.

All Year Round
Tennis court hire – Middle Head

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.


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.  


Every day
In Defence of Sydney – An Interactive Walk of Middle Head / Gubbuh Gubbuh

The Harbour Trust has partnered with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service to launch an interactive walk of Middle Head / Gubbuh Gubbuh. In Defence of Sydney is a 60-minute circuit walk spanning five stops. At each stop, visitors use their mobile device to scan a QR code to get an insight into the area’s military history. This is a trial project and feedback is invited

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
10 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
Hello Harbour Trust

Do you wish you could awaken history and speak directly to iconic landmarks on Sydney Harbour about their incredible stories? Now you can! Introducing ‘Hello Harbour Trust'. This exciting initiative is an opportunity to engage in lively, informative, and fun text message exchanges with iconic objects and landmarks from across six of our destinations.


Check out the below calendar to see what's on across our network of protected sites...

Day Events and activities
Special events
Monday to Thursday