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Balls Head Reserve

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Balls Head Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lovely Harbour View with Barbecue Facilities

This is a nice quiet spot on Sydney Harbour with a lovely view. The area has picnic tables and... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Us3Sydney
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Sydney, Australia
AMAZING VIEWS OF THE CITY

Easy hike/walk, for all levels. Venture onto some of the paths less travelled and find the rocks... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Carly B
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Crows Nest, Australia
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Balls Head Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

This is a nice quiet spot on Sydney Harbour with a lovely view. The area has picnic tables and barbecues and taps with cold water. Keep an eye on the birds though - they love barbecues too!! Plenty of parking close to facilities.

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Easy hike/walk, for all levels. Venture onto some of the paths less travelled and find the rocks that the fishermen fish off of and you'll see the BEST views of the Bridge and Opera House.

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Reviewed January 26, 2018

A hiddden gem in North Sydney. Lovely views from the easy walks and a nice little cafe serving good quality coffee and snacks.

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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Fantastic view with BBQ facilities. Lots of parking spaces. Can also take train to Waver station and walk there in 20 mins. We have took our friends there multiple times and all of them were amazed by the views. Highly recommend this place to people...More

Thank memoryoftime
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

So near, and yet so far - easy to escape the city for a wonderful bush walk with stunning views of the harbour. Easy-grade walking track for the not so fit amongst us, but also enough of a work-out for those who are ... Ending...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

This is a nice little reserve, hidden amongst suburbia. Plenty of walking tracks. Good views over Sydney harbour, the opera house and the harbour bridge. The reserve has a few picnic table one or two BBQ and a small toilet block.

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

an easy walk to some stunning views, great picnic spots and a cafe with great meals. Great views across to the harbour bridge but also taking in cockatoo island and around to anzac bridge..

Thank whalank
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Super spot for a walk by Sydney's magnificent harbor - In sections you are in bush land where city sights are nowhere to be seen. In other sections you are confronted with magnificent views of the Harbour Bridge and downtown Sydney. Excellent coffee shop and...More

Thank Basil16
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

We've gone pastthe sign at Waverton Railyway Station a million times. Alight here for Beautiful Balls Head. We've said for years we'd do it one day and were absolutely delighted. Get off at Waverton station and follow the signs. Most of them say to to...More

Thank Jillian R
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

Nice place for a scenic walk with lovely harbour views. The nearby coal loader tunnels are also worth checking out if you're in the area

Thank davidchalloner
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Silvina G
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Response from MIke2902 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I didn't notice a bbq area, but most of the site has water views.
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