• Walking tour app

    Download our free Centennial Park History Walking Tour app - available for Apple and Android smartphones. More info and download link here.

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    Our great new book on the history of Centennial Park is now on sale, and can be ordered online. Great gift idea. More info.

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Gate Opening Times

Paddington Gates 

Centennial Parklands are open to the public 365 days a year, however vehicle access is generally prohibited in Centennial Park between sunset and sunrise.

Opening and closing hours often depend on the season and daylight savings times in NSW.

As a general guide, please note the following indicative gate opening and closing times:

Paddington Gates, Woollahra Gates, Randwick Gates and Robertson Rd Entry Gates:

Dates Times
April* to 30 April 6.00 am - 6.00 pm
May to August 6.30 am - 5.30 pm
September to October* 6.00 am - 6.00 pm
 October** to April**  6.00 am - 8.00 pm

* Outside Daylight Saving
** During Daylight Saving


York Rd Gates, Jervois Ave Gates and Govett St Gates:


Weekdays 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

As per Primary Gates above


Robertson Rd Exit Gates:



7-days a week 9.00 am - 4.00 pm


Musgrave Ave Gates:

  • Closed permanently to cars

Further information

For more information on gate names and locations, please refer to our Centennial Parklands maps.