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A great view in a tranquil environment

This reserve is just a few minutes walk from McMahons Point. It is on the Sydney harbour-side with... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Phil W
Rusting shipwreck on the shore

This magic reserve is well hidden. From Blues Point Reserve isn't too far away, so it worse to... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Sydney, Australia
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West Crescent Street | The Rocks Visitors Centre, Sydney, New South Wales 2004, Australia
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This reserve is just a few minutes walk from McMahons Point. It is on the Sydney harbour-side with grassed areas with shade provided by trees for those that wish to stay out of the sun. A good place for a picnic with excellent views across...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This magic reserve is well hidden. From Blues Point Reserve isn't too far away, so it worse to visit the two of them together. Close to the entrance there's the short history of the place, displayed on tables. If you want to know more about...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Ignore the incorrect address - it's nowhere near The Rocks. It's in McMahon's Point, overlooking Balls Head Bay, though you can see the Harbour Bridge & Opera House from the southern tip. It's usually deserted except on hot weekends, and apart from the dog walkers...More

Thank RobboNeutralBay
Reviewed 3 October 2016

quiet,hidden reserve ,stunning views,plenty of shade,close to coffeee shops,historical .Makes a great picnic spot or stop on walk through milsons point

Thank Ashlyn P
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Located in the middle of a tight suburban city town. The entry to the saw mill begins with an enchanted native bush entry to the reserve. It's approx 10-15 min walk from McMahon's point ferry.. By turning right into the 1st street off blues point...More

Thank Mohammed B
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Lovely relaxed area. Lots of open space right on the water, easy to access and never really busy. Grab a picnic/pizza/bottle of wine and hang out looking over the harbour.

Thank Rossiters_12
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Hidden from view, this little park is a pleasure to while away some time, good photo opportunities and not overcrowded it looks across the harbour from McMahon's Point towards Balmain. Nice for a stroll, a picnic or just to while away some time in a...More

1  Thank karinja
Reviewed 4 January 2013

A little known treasure. Great place for a picnic, a book read, a place to meet a friend or simply a great place to look at the most beautiful harbor in the world.

Thank Mwills2
Reviewed 24 September 2012

My favourite park. Not many people know about Sawmillers, just us locals. It is a great spot for a picnic, game of cricket or footy with the kids etc. It is also a quiet oasis in the melting pot that is Sydney. I go there...More

Thank kazziec
Reviewed 20 April 2012

Very lovely park. Dog friendly. Good location. Art show was very good - it was good to see the park being used in this way.

1  Thank belle_abode
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