Bradley's Head was named after William Bradley, an officer on the Sirius
, guard ship of the First Fleet
The foremast of the cruiser HMAS
Sydney, renowned for taking part in the Royal Australian Navy's first ship engagement in World War I German light cruiser SMS Emden, is mounted on the headland as a memorial to that battle.
Bradley's Head is also home for one of the small inner harbour lighthouses
. See Bradley's Head Lighthouse
: The headland was used for shooting some scenes for Mission: Impossible II. The large house close to water seen in the movie was built on location and then removed after the shooting was completed.
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How to get there
Bradley's Head is close to Taronga Zoo
. Go by train
to Wynyard Station and from there by bus
. Alternatively catch a train
to Circular Quay Station and from there by ferry
. Both the buses
and the ferries
are clearly labeled Taronga Zoo
For location see the following map
Department of Environment and Climate Change
PO Box A290, Sydney South NSW 1232
Phone: +61 2 9995 5000 (switch)
Web site: Department of Environment and Climate Change
Hours of Operation
Open 24 hours 7 days a week.
There is a gate for cars. This gate is closed at 8 PM
. Once the gate is closed there is a 50$ fee to open the gate.