Luna Park Sydney

Kids of all ages will love spending a day at Luna Park

Entrance to Luna Park at night
Entrance to Luna Park at night cc licensed photo by Nicki Mannix

Luna Park is an amusement Park, situated at Milsons Point, on the North Shore of the beautiful Sydney Harbour. It is readily accessible by a quick and scenic 5-minute ride on Sydney Ferries, or if preferred, by city bus or train.

This park is one of Australia's most familiar amusement parks. Since February 19th, 2010 it is listed on the State Heritage register. This assures the park is protected and can be appreciated for many years to come.

This fun and exciting amusement park first opened October 4th, 1935 and has been closed and restored a few times over the years. After all the years and changes the well-known entrance still shows off its popular smiling face and towers even though there have been several changes to them over the years — eight different faces in all, with the last one made in 1994 which was based on the 1950s version of Old King Cole and made out of polyurethane.

There is no cost to enter the park, which is great for parents that prefer to pay for their kids to go on the rides while they watch and enjoy the ambience of the park. Usually, the park is not too busy and queues for the rides are reasonable, allowing you to get plenty of rides in during your visit.

If you really want to save money while enjoying the excitement of the lively amusement park, you can pack your own picnic. There are plenty of picnic areas in and around Luna Park such as Lavender Green located at the back of the park, Watt Park with its exotic trees, picnic tables and heritage theme playground or underneath Harbour Bridge you will find Bradfield Park, but there are even more to choose from. It might be best to ask the staff which would be the best spot to picnic in on the day you arrive as sometimes the beautiful areas are reserved for special events.

If picnicking is not your thing, no worries. There are many outlets and restaurants for every mood and taste. Whether you are looking for a romantic meal or a group lunch, the Deck is perfect. It has a wide variety of both food and cocktails on the menu. Sit back, relax and soak up the spectacular panoramic views that spread out over Sydney harbour extending to the Harbour Bridge, Botanical Gardens, Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay.

Fish 'n' Sips is a great place to enjoy fresh beer batter dipped fish and chips, pizzas, sandwiches, salads and more while relaxing and sipping on a glass of wine or a cold beer with your sit down meal.

If you don't want to stop to eat and are still hungry, you are in luck as there are more than enough venues for you to sit down at or to grab a quick bite and go. Satisfy your hunger pains with old time carnival treats, such as sweet rolls, fairy floss (cotton candy), ice cream and more. Stop by the Coney Island Cafe for a quick snack like a Turkish roll, croissant, danish or a variety of muffins or at the Lighthouse Cafe, where you can pick up hot dogs, hamburgers, corn dogs, and meat pies.

Luna amusement park and Coney Island Funhouse have a wide selection of amusement rides: wild and crazy rides such as the The Wild Mouse Roller Coaster or the Hair Raiser for those seeking thrills, rides that toss, turn and bump you all about and mild or romantic rides with gorgeous views like the Ferris wheel or the Carousel with 1,640 twinkling lights. There is also a Mirror Maze, fast, slippery slides and many rides for the children to enjoy and get excited about. Keep in mind that there is a height restriction.

What is an amusement park without sideshow games? Luna park delivers in this area as well. There are lively and entertaining games where you can show off you skills and impress that special someone or keep the prizes you win all to yourself.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: There is no fee to enter the park. You can purchase Day Passes for the rides. Prices are based on the height of the rider. You can also buy 2 for 1 ride passes that are valid on Saturday nights after 6pm. These must be purchased online from the Luna Park website linked below.

Open Now

Hours This Week:
  • Monday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Address: 1 Olympic Dr, Milsons Point NSW 2061, Australia

Phone: (02) 9922 6644

Official Website: Luna Park Sydney

Directions

Train or Ferry Line Nearest Station Walking Time
F3Milsons Point1 minute
T1Milsons Point6 minutes

How to get to Luna Park Sydney by Train or Ferry

It's easy to get to Luna Park. The easiest way from Central Sydney is to take the F3 Parramatta Ferry From Circular Quay Wharf 5 which stops adjacent to the entrance to Luna Park on Milsons Point.

You can download a Luna Park Ferries Timetable here or use our 'instant directions' feature above to find the next sailing.

From some locations it may be quicker or more convenient to take Sydney Trains line T1 to Milsons Point Station and walk down to the park entrance which takes about 6 minutes.

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Reviews

Rated 4.1 out of 5Luna Park Sydney Star Rating

2 Star Rating This is a honest review, 2 stars for an iconic location and remaining the style of a fun fair park. Pros- The cashiers where great, assisting us with instructions and also giving us a great deal what pass to take. Location is beyond amazing, you have the view of the Harbour bridge and Sydney Opera house. Greatly remained the old classic looks which suits the scene. Cons- You need to scan your pass everything, if the barcode was writing was I would not complaining but most of the time it took 2 min to scan every individuals pass. The waiting time is just too long, I understand they have to check for health and safety reasons but it's just ridiculously long Price, oh man. 10$ for a bowl of chips?? Seriously? The airport doesn't have prices like that. You would need to spend at least $200 - $400 to have fun. Other then that's I had fun, it was great , if only the prices were more reasonable that would be amazing.

Alex Satriani - 3 days ago

3 Star Rating I think this place is getting mismanaged I went there with 3 kids on a Monday expecting this is going to be ok at least the kids are going to get on the rides nope it was to being 6 or 7 different schools the food was absolutely trash do not eat here it was terrible some of the rides we're out as well unfortunately my kids did have a lot of fun except for my little girl who was a twin to her brother which is taller than her he could get on all the rides she couldn't phone is very expensive don't expect to leave there without spending a good $300 at least I was three children and myself I asked for alterations to food because my child is allergic to eggs this feeling very death is with got a whole lot of Confusion sponsored by the people behind the counter the hours need to be longer we didn't have time to go on all the rides because it was too big of a line we were there all day I admit we spend a whole lot wouldn't $300 to. I Ouch

Daniel Mulherin - 7 days ago

4 Star Rating Had a great time when we visited! Saturday midday I feel was a good time to visit. Access to rides with crowds down on what I expected! The venue is so clean! Plenty of good food options! Forget just how good a day a Luna Park could be!! Highly recommend!!

Richard - 13 days ago

5 Star Rating It was our first time and my 14yo wasn't keen. But the rides were fun, and there were enough to entertain us from day to night. Food was good as well. Unlimited ride pass was worth it. Its free to walk in and definitely a lovely spot at night for adults.

Dale and Akiyo Keehne - 17 days ago

5 Star Rating Sydney lunar park was an amazing ace of fun I spent a day there and went on almost every ride, except of the Ferris wheel and the drop one I forgot what is was called. My favourite ride that was there was the tango trains. On wild you go backwards 11times really fast and then forwards really really fast, it is awesome.

jordie deadpool - 1 month ago

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Enjoy a look around at the various rides in Luna Park Sydney

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