Bradleys Head Light

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Bradleys Head Light
Bradleys Head Lighthouse Sydney.jpg
Bradleys Head Light in 2008
Bradleys Head Light is located in New South Wales
Bradleys Head Light
New South Wales
Location Bradleys Head
New South Wales
Coordinates 33°51′13.02″S 151°14′48.28″E / 33.8536167°S 151.2467444°E / -33.8536167; 151.2467444Coordinates: 33°51′13.02″S 151°14′48.28″E / 33.8536167°S 151.2467444°E / -33.8536167; 151.2467444
Year first constructed 1905
Foundation rock
Construction concrete tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white tower and lantern
Height 20 feet (6.1 m)
Focal height 22 feet (6.7 m)
Range 6 nautical miles (11 km)
Characteristic Oc. G 3s.
Fog signal blast every 30s (bl. 10s, si. 4s, bl. 4s, si. 4s, bl. 4s, si. 4s)
Admiralty number K2662
NGA number 111-6216
ARLHS number AUS-243
Managing agent National Parks and Wildlife Service (New South Wales)

Bradleys Head Light is an active lighthouse located at Bradleys Head, a headland protruding from the north shore of Sydney Harbour, within the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is the sibling of Robertson Point Light.

The lighthouse is mounted on a rock and connected to shore by a footbridge.

The light characteristic shown is a green occulting light with a cycle of three seconds (Oc.G. 3s), the same as Robertson Point Light.

Site operation[edit]

The light is operated by the Sydney Ports Corporation, while the site is managed by the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water as part of the Sydney Harbour National Park.


The site is open and accessible to the public, but the tower itself is closed. Parking is available at the end of Bradleys Head Road. Close to the lighthouse is the foremast of the cruiser HMAS Sydney, a monument for all Australian sailors killed at war.

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