Christison Park

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Christison Park

Old South Head Road, Vaucluse

The park is perched on top of the ocean cliffs, providing sweeping views to the ocean and Sydney Harbour. The venue has three football fields used for rugby union, soccer and touch football and one hockey field, (No. 4). One of the ovals, (No. 1), has lights for night training. The park also has three cricket wickets for summer use.


Street parking is available along Old South Head Road, Vaucluse.


  • Change rooms
  • Public toilets
  • Grandstand
  • Basketball court
  • Lights for night training
  • Exercise station
  • Coastal walking path

Things to do

  • Playing sports
  • Walking a dog (see below)
  • Enjoying the spectacular sea cliff scenery
  • Walking


Named after Alderman Christison who, as Mayor, was mainly responsible for the site being placed under the control of Council (VMC Minutes 4.02.1920, p. 110).

Park layout


Dogs are permitted on a leash at all times and unleashed between 3.30pm - 10.30am.


The sports surface is irrigated using potable water and recycled storm water.