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Bradley's Head Lighthouse

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Bradleys Head Lighthouse
©2006 Gabriel Ditu
Bradley's Head was named after William Bradley, an officer on the Sirius, guard ship of the First Fleet.

In 1905, due to numerous accidents, a small lighthouse, 6.7m, was built at the tip of Bradley's Head. The lighthouse character: green light, occulting every 3 s.

Trivia: 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.

tourist information ...

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.

Contact details:
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.

NOTE
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.
26 January
1788 - The British First Fleet, led by Arthur Phillip, sails into Sydney Harbour to establish Sydney, the first permanent European settlement on the continent. Commemorated as Australia Day.

1808 - Rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia.
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