Exploring the Coal Loader

Join an expert guided tour of the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability on the sparkling Waverton waterfront.

Join us for a guided tour of the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability which opened mid 2011. A former industrial site with an interesting history, it operated for over 70 years from the early 1920s, primarily as a transfer depot for coal from bulk carriers.

Dedicated as public open space in 1997 and transferred to North Sydney Council in 2003, Council has worked with a broad range of stakeholders to transform the site into the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability. The Coal Loader now features a sustainably retrofitted cottage, wetlands, community gardens, a native bushland nursery, historical tunnels, Aboriginal engravings, the platform green roof, regenerated parklands and a beautiful bushland reserve next door, together with a café where we will have morning tea after the tour.


Image: Courtesy of the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability



Tickets: National Trust members $55, adults $60.

Tickets include morning tea. Bookings essential.

Book via Eventbrite, where possible, to guarantee a spot.



For any enquiries or further information, contact Jill Bunning on 0439 321 164 or via Bunning.jill@gmail.com


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Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

Exploring the Coal Loader


2 Balls Head Drive
NSW 2060