16 July 2012
postcards from Sydney Harbour National Park Middle Head
While i was at Blogopolis in Sydney, my husband took our children to Middle Head, because he's awesome & knows our children are at their best running free, making adventure & exploring - with a touch of danger. Middle Head was a gunning placement from 1806 to the 1960s, what a place to work, i mean defend the harbour!!
The walking tracks have amazing vantage points over the harbour & the network of underground tunnels, gun pits & cages are tonnes of fun for the children.
It's near HMAS Penguin. Mum would take us here after school & wait to collect my father, she'd knit or read while we'd run wild or swim at Balmoral Beach.
There are tours some months of the year, or just go on in with your camera & picnic, the park's free (car park at the entrance is not, so we park at Penguin, benefit of being military!!)
Just watch the cliff edges, there aren't fences. The children loved it so much, we took them again the following day, with me & the camera!! I don't like tunnels or rocks over my head, so i'd stay up top & wait for the children to pop out into the open again. Enjoy, love Posie