Discover hidden beaches, shipwrecks, coastal trails and historic bunkers in the La Perouse section of Botany Bay National Park.

Getting To La Perouse National Park

Where Is It?

The Northern section of Botany Bay National Park occupies a wide stretch of land at the end of Anzac Parade and is bordered by the NSW Golf Club and Botany Bay. It’s about 25 minutes from the city along Anzac Parade.


Unlike many of Sydney’s National Parks you don’t have to pay for parking. There is parking at Cann Park and around the loop at the end of Anzac Parade


Google Maps Link – La Perouse National Park | Sydney

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Things To Do

Congwong Beach / Little Congwong Beach

Congwong Beach is close to the Cann Park entrance to the park and is a flat, calm beach. Little Congwong is a little further along

Henry Head Walking Track

This is the primary walking track is the best way to see the many interesting sites of Botany Bay National Park.

SS Minmi Shipwreck

Scattered across Cruwee Cove and Cape Banks, this rusted shipwreck is accessible via the Henry’s Head Walking Track.

SS Minmi Shipwreck

Go Fishing At Brown’s Rock

This secret fishing spot deep in the National Park is among Sydney’s best.

Coast Hospital Cemetery

This historic cemetery serviced the Prince Henry Coast Hospital.

Bare Island

Accessible only by the footbridge, this island fort has a long and controversial history.

 Bare Island La Perouse


  • Food

    There are several places around the Anzac Parade Loop, takeaways, cafes and restaurants.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There are rubbish bins at most of the entrances to the park and occasionally along the Henry’s Head Track Loop.

  • Toilets

    There is a toilet block opposite Cann Park.

  • Can I take my dog?

    Unfortunately dogs aren’t allowed in Botany Bay National Park.

  • Can I Ride My Bike In The Park?

    The tracks through La Perouse National Park aren’t suitable for bikes. There is bike track along Anzac Parade, and Cape Banks Road is also a good place to ride your bike.

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