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The views along Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay walk are almost too good to be true. The gentle bush track weaves around the harbour headlands from Taronga Zoo Wharf around Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay and is guaranteed to impress. There is even an app you can download directly to your iPhone or Android device.
You can see the Opera House and Harbour Bridge - Sydney's most famous icons - in all their glory. Watch the boats glide by from Bradleys Head Amphitheatre or step into the past at Military relics at Bradleys Head. Come face-to-face with wildlife and ancient trees, and stop for a drink at heritage-listed Athol Hall or a Chowder Bay cafe.
The Harbour Bridge to The Spit Bridge walking track continues past Chowder Bay if you feel like a longer walk. Once you've explored this exquisite part of Sydney Harbour you're sure to want to walk more of Sydney's coastal walking tracks.
Take a virtual tour of Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay walk captured with Google Street View Trekker.
About the region
Sydney Harbour National Park protects islands and foreshore around Sydney Harbour. Explore Sydney's history on a school excursion or guided tour to enjoy coastal walks, picnics and swimming. Sydney Harbour National Park protects a number of islands and foreshore areas around one of the world's most famous harbours. The park is home to superb swimming spots, bushwalking tracks and picnic areas, which offer a huge range of activities that will have you coming back again and again.
See native wildlife living in rare pockets of bushland once common around Sydney, or take a fascinating walk to explore the park's cultural history. You'll see everything from convict-built buildings and military fortifications to Aboriginal sites and a heritage lighthouse. And with the harbour's staggering coastline creating an endless natural lookout, the park's jaw-dropping views simply have to be seen to be believed. If you're at one of the park's lookouts during winter, be sure to keep a lookout for whales on their annual migration north.
To Chowder Bay Road carpark. Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay walk is in the Bradleys Head precinct of Sydney Harbour National Park. To get there:By carFrom Mosman take Military Road onto Bradleys Head RoadThe walks starts at the end of the road at Taronga Zoo Wharf.Parking is not available at the WharfBy public transportTake the ferry from Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo WharfFrom Chowder Bay the 244 bus takes you to Wynyard in the city. Park entry points Chowder Bay Road carpark See on map Clifton Gardens carpark See on map Parking Paid parking is available at Clifton Gardens and Chowder Bay.
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.