Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay walk
Sydney Harbour National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay walk .
Grade 3Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
Some bushwalking experience recommended
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay walk is in the Bradleys Head precinct of Sydney Harbour National Park. To get there:
- From Mosman take Military Road onto Bradleys Head Road
- The walks starts at the end of the road at Taronga Zoo Wharf.
- Parking is not available at the Wharf
By public transport
- Take the ferry from Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo Wharf
- From Chowder Bay the 244 bus takes you to Wynyard in the city.
Paid parking is available at Clifton Gardens and Chowder Bay.
Maps and downloads
Due to the terrain covered and the unpaved surface of the track, wheelchair access is not recommended.
- Middle Head office
- Tuesday to Thursday, 9.30am to 4pm.
- 02 9960 6266
- 2 Governors Road, Mosman NSW 2088
- 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. You can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.
Landing fees or tour fees apply to visit Sydney Harbour islands. All public visitors to Shark, Clark or Rodd Island, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS). Annual NSW Parks Passes do not cover landing fees.Buy annual pass