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Aboriginal culture and bush tucker: Bradleys Head

Sydney Harbour National Park

Overview

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Join an NPWS Aboriginal guide on this fascinating morning of cultural exploration on the shores of Sydney Harbour. On this tour, we'll visit beautiful Bradleys Head, near Taronga Zoo.

When

Tour time: 10.30am–12.30pm

2018 tour dates: Sunday 14 January, Sunday 22 April, and Sunday 10 June 2018

Where
Sydney Harbour National Park
Accessibility
No disabled access
Grade
Easy. Suitable for all ages.
Price

Adult $30 per person. Concession/child $25 per person. Children under 5 years free.

Meeting point
Athol Hall carpark
Bookings
Bookings required. Phone 13000 PARKS (1300 072 757) or book online.
Availability
Group bookings welcome, depending on guide availability
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You'll learn about the Aboriginal culture of the Bradleys Head area. Find out how the local Aboriginal people would have used the environment to survive. You'll hear about the foods they gathered and ate, the plants they used as medicine and how they lived on the shores of Sydney Harbour. Each person on the tour will also receive a sample jar of bush tucker jam to take home and enjoy.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Sydney Harbour National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Sydney Harbour National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    Bradleys Head carpark: $8 per vehicle per day. North Head carpark: $5 per vehicle per day. There are pay and display machines that accept cards and coins - no change given. Chowder Bay Road parking: Monday-Friday: $3 per hour, to a maximum of $16 per day. Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: $4 per hour, to a maximum of $20 per day. If you hold an NPWS All Parks or Multi Parks Pass, you can park free for up to four hours per day - additional time can be purchased. Car parks operated by Sydney Harbour Federation Trust or Mosman Council are not covered by your pass. Please check signs carefully.

    Other fees:

    Landing fee or tour fee applies to visit Sydney Harbour Islands. Fort Denison can only be visited on a tour. To visit Shark, Clark or Rodd islands Island, all vessels, including kayaks, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 13000 PARKS (13000 72757).

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Bradleys Head Amphitheatre, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan