History of Nielsen Park
  • Length: 900m

  • Duration: 20 mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 14 Greycliffe Ave, Vaucluse

  • End: Steele Point Rd, Vaucluse

  • Closest Town: Vaucluse

  • Location: Sydney Harbour National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 10.6 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.8508457273

  • Longitude: 151.26857139


History of Nielsen Park is a 900m, grade 2 Return hike located in Sydney Harbour National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 20 mins to complete.


On this short walk you will follow the footpaths through Nielsen Park visiting some of the historic buildings. Walking past the beautiful Shark Bay you may be temped to take a dip or at least stop and enjoy the blue water and sandstone boulders. Climbing up the stairs you will then be able to explore the historic Steele Point Gun Emplacement and Greycliffe House before wandering back down to Shark Bay where you can grab a drink from the kiosk.

Download maps and tracknotes for History of Nielsen Park hiking track from wildwalks.com.