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NYE Bradleys Head: The Amphitheatre

Sydney Harbour National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about NYE Bradleys Head: The Amphitheatre.

Getting there and parking

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    Gates open at 3pm.

    The only way to get to Bradleys Head on New Year's Eve is by walking from Taronga Zoo bus stop and ferry wharf. All visitors to Bradleys Head are required to leave the park at the end of the midnight fireworks.

    There are 2 entrances into Bradleys Head:

    1. By road: The main park entrance is on Bradleys Head Road, approximately 300m past the entrance to Taronga Zoo, travelling down the hill.
    2. By ferry: When you get off the ferry at Taronga Zoo, follow the signs leading into Bradleys Head.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    Parking is not available.

    By public transport

    Visit the Transport NSW website or call 131 500 for information about how to get to and from Bradleys Head.

    There are no ferries running from Taronga Zoo wharf after 7pm. You'll need to take a bus if you're returning to the city at the end of the night.

    Extended special event services will be running during the evening.

    Maps and downloads


    Disability access level - hard

    • Wheelchair users may need assistance to access this area. There are steps to enter the Amphitheatre.
    • Wheelchair-accessible toilets available. 


    • alcohol
    • glass
    • large or wheelie eskies
    • tents
    • shade structures
    • sparklers
    • fireworks
    • candles
    • barbecues
    • animals


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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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. To visit Shark, Clark or Rodd islands all vessels, including kayaks, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS). Annual NSW Parks Passes not valid for landing fees.

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    New Year's Eve fireworks, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Edwina Pickles