The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve
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The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve

Barangaroo Reserve is a six-hectare Sydney Harbour headland, offering an entirely Australian native garden, spectacular views, walking and cycling trails, idyllic harbour coves and peaceful picnic spots.

Nestled between the natural wonder of Sydney Harbour and the bustling city streets, Barangaroo is Sydney’s newest precinct with extraordinary public spaces for everyone to enjoy.

The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve is an all-weather venue and Sydney Festival is committed to going ahead with performances come rain or shine. Please come prepared.

Gates open at 7pm and the performance will begin at 8.30pm Click here to view the venue map and here to view the seatmap.

Please note that shows are subject to change and start times may be delayed in bad weather.

Patrons are reminded of the following guidelines for The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve:

• Entry into The Headland event is through the Cutaway (via Hickson Road). Please note, the Merriman Street and Munns Reserve entrances will be closed on the night. The Towns Place entry is located an 800m walk around the perimeter of Barangaroo Reserve to the Cutaway
• Chairs will be provided at Barangaroo Reserve and audience members must remain seated during the performance
• High chairs, beach umbrellas, or any other items designed to be pegged into the ground are not permitted and must be surrendered at entry
• All food trucks and bars will be accepting card only
• Audiences must check into the venue using the Service NSW app, and must follow COVID safe guidelines at all times
• Dogs are not permitted at the event, except for assistance animals


The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve is a Covid-Safe venue. Please refer to the Sydney Festival COVID page.

Face masks are mandatory at all Sydney Festival events for all patrons 13 years and older, in line with NSW Government regulations. A face mask is required at all times while inside foyers, theatres and outdoor venues, including during performances. Children 12 and under are exempt but are encouraged to wear masks where practicable.

Box Offices at Barangaroo Reserve will accept Card Payment only, in order to better facilitate a COVIDSafe environment. Please come prepared.


The only entrance to The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve for all evening performances and Wulgulora Morning Ceremony is via The Cutaway. Care Park operate a car park beneath the Reserve, accessed via Towns Place, which provides eight accessible parking spaces on level B1. A lift from this car park opens to the entrance to The Headland.

Keeping Peace can be accessed via all entrances to Barangaroo Reserve. Wheelchair users accessing the park from the Towns Place entrance should be aware there is a 30m-long brick/cobbled pathway to navigate before the surface becomes completely smooth.

Getting There

Barangaroo Reserve is walking distance to Wynyard station and Circular Quay station. The walking routes are approximately 1km. More info.

Routes 311, 324 and 325 provide visitors arriving at Town Hall the opportunity of a direct bus to Barangaroo Reserve. 324 and 325 from Watsons Bay serve Barangaroo and end at Walsh Bay. The 311 to and from Millers Point serves Hickson Road, providing access to Barangaroo.

The F3 and F4 services stop at Barangaroo Wharf which is a 10 minute walk to the Reserve.

The closest location for taxi drop off is Hickson Road, and walking along Hickson Road to the Nawi Cove entrance to Barangaroo Reserve (closest entry point for The Cutaway). Please note, the Merriman Street and Munns Reserve entrances will be closed on the night. The Towns Place entry is located an 800m walk around the perimeter of Barangaroo Reserve to the Cutaway entry.

Bike Parking is available onsite for audience members attending shows at The Headland at Barangaroo Reserve. Enter via The Cutaway 

Wilson Parking operates the Barangaroo Point car park at 25B Hickson Road. Receive 10% off with Wilson Parking when you pre-book your parking online with promo code SF2021. Pre-book your parking at


Hickson Road
Barangaroo NSW 2000

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