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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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a little off the beaten track

an easy walk to some stunning views, great picnic spots and a cafe with great meals. Great views... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
whalank
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Sydney, Australia
Escape the Madding Crowd in North Sydney

Super spot for a walk by Sydney's magnificent harbor - In sections you are in bush land where city... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Basil16
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Melbourne
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“north shore” (5 reviews)
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Balls Head Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 9 November 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
Reviewed 12 September 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
Reviewed 9 August 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
Reviewed 1 June 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
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is another great spot for a walk and enjoy the view of Sydney CBD and Harbour bridge. We went there on Saturday morning after breakfast and it was really nice.

Thank Supa-arpha
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place for a walk through carefully cultivated wilderness. Many trails and a few nice views of the harbor and the bridge. Included in the park is Coal Loader area where the coal ships... used to be loaded. A few structures from the coal loading...More

Thank TNJP_Explorer
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Balls head is an amazing place to visit so much history and it is hard to believe you are in the heart of Sydney. Beautiful bush setting with amazing harbour views. It gives you a real time experience of how things once where 200 hundred...More

Thank benandmuffin247
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Id suggest to walk from Waverton Train Station. Its a scenic but a bit steep walk along a good path to Balls Head. Highly recommend stopping at the old Coal Loader Wharf. There are some great lookout spots of the Harbour and Bays. Some Aboriginal...More

1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A round trip walk from home to Balls Head takes 45 minutes and in the summer months, it is my morning exercise before work. I love seeing the sunrise from Balls Head and feeling the nature of the flora and fauna in the reserve. As...More

3  Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 19 July 2016

There is plenty of parking and the view of the Bridge and Harbour are fantastic. A photographer's delight. A short walk through the bush and the beauty of the Harbour just opens up for the camera.

Thank The Barbarian
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