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- Visited on Friday 26th May. I did the walk starting at the ferry terminal to South Head and back to The Gap. It's an easy walk, all paved with a few steps and handrails.Written 23 June 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- I loved this complex. There aren't separate entries in Tripadvisor but the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf, the gardens and Murray Rose (Redleaf Pool) on Seven Shillings Beach were a lovely visit. You can access it via the elevator at Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf (free, open to 5 pm, with really nice staff) or walk down via the gardens.
At the pool itself there are good facilities with a café (open till 4pm), toilets, changing rooms, seating with interesting artwork and a semicircular ocean pool against the backdrop of boats. It made me regret not bringing my bathers.Written 1 June 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- On its own, Nielsen Park would be a pleasant, although unremarkable spot. What makes it a really special spot is that it sits alongside Shark Beach, a very popular family harbour beach. Together the beach and park make this a perfect area for families and large groups to gather.
The park is a great space if you want to escape the sun, kick a ball or have a picnic.
Like most Australian beaches, theres no natural shade on the sand, so being able to retreat to the shade under the sprawling fig trees means that you can plan an extended stay at the beach.
The park is part of the Sydney Harbour National Park and consists of a large expanse of open, grassy area, covering 20 hectares. There is an avenue of giant, fig trees and large, mature gums are scattered throughout, providing lots of shade.
There are good facilities nearby, including clean toilets, changing rooms, outdoor showers and an historic kiosk on the beachfront that sells coffee, ice-creams and fish and chips.
For those who want to explore, the Hermitage Foreshore Walking Trail (1.8km one way) starts here.
There are also 3 short & easy, looped walking paths. Maps of the walks are shown on a large National Parks board near the Greycliffe Avenue entrance:
Glass & Bottle Point Walk (500m loop, 20 min)
Historic Greycliffe House Walk (500m loop, 30 min)
Mount Trefle Walk (500m loop, 20 min)
GETTING THERE: You’ll find free, un-timed parking along Vaucluse and Greycliffe Av. You can pretty reliably get a park mid-week and on overcast days but on a sunny weekend, it can get impossibly busy. Entry to the National Park is free.Written 10 January 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Visited on Friday 26th May. My first visit here was over 50 years ago and doubt much has changed in that time. Of course, it has, it is being lovingly looked after for all to enjoy. The free audio tour is worth doing, allowing you to move around at your own place.Written 23 June 2023
- Visited on Friday 26th May. It's well worth going to see, there are different viewing platforms so you can view it from different angles.Written 23 June 2023
- Visited on Friday 26th May. It was a short walk to the light house and well worth going to see. The lightkeepers house is nearby as well with amazing views of Sydney Harbour.Written 23 June 2023
- This is a small grassy, park area on the headland above Camp Cove beach. It has a sloping expanse of grass and offers a little bit of shade if you need to retreat from the beach to a somewhere out of the sun. A set of stairs at the southern end of the beach leads you directly up to the headland.
Most notably it has beautiful views looking down over the beach and out across the harbour. It is worth walking up to Green Point from the beach for this alone.
The other point of interest is a fairly nondescript monument which marks this area as the first landing place for Governor Phillip, who arrived ahead of the First Fleet on January 21, 1788. He arrived with the First Fleet, a cargo full of convict and a set of instructions to establish a new colony. The claim is not without contention but for this most part, it is officially accepted that this is where he first set foot and camped here overnight with an exploratory party.
The monument is easily overlooked. It is a stubby looking obelisk with a marble plaque and brief inscription. Its all very humble for such a significant event.
You’ll find a toilet block and a small carpark here also. Parking around here is quite difficult and we found it much easier to walk the 5 - 7 minutes from Watsons Bay instead.Written 13 January 2022
- Parsley Bay is one of the hidden gems of Sydney harbour: a small inlet with a gently shelving beach and pleasant lawn adjacent to the beach. Although parking and access are somewhat difficult, it's worth the effort to see this lovely bay, its interesting suspension bridge and the surrounding opulent area.Written 30 October 2022
- Visited on Friday 26th May. Stopped off to check out this grand lighthouse looking out to sea with views back over Sydney Harbour. There is an info board giving the history of this historic site.Written 23 June 2023
- Federation Cliff Walk is a beautiful path to take if you wish to enjoy a nice day staying fit, breathing in some fresh air and enjoying some of the best views over the water. It is accessed quite easily and for the most part it is no trouble to walk across.Written 27 February 2020
- Oxford Street is quite lengthy for someone going for a walk. The upside being there is public transport to catch. There is a bit of everything along this road from shops, eateries, homes, churches and parks. Worth a look is you want to see everything in one street.Written 16 August 2021
- My favourite part of visiting this art gallery is the high standard of the many artists' work. It is always displayed in a professional and appropriate manner so that viewing is enhanced. The situation is also impressive and lends itself to showcasing quality work.Written 4 February 2023
- I did the tour today with the Corps of Guides at Victoria Barracks. An informative tour around the grounds and pointed out some historical parts not often seen. There are guns on display from the earliest dates of settlement after the First Fleet arrived. The well is an interesting part of the history, with the depth at roughly 60 feet. There are not many military establishments that have heritage listed graffiti.
As previous posts have mentioned, tours are available, generally on a Thursday or a weekend. There are just some hoops to jump through.Written 10 February 2022
- Visited on Friday 26th May. This park is in the heart of Watsons Bay, leading you from the ferry terminal to South Head, The Gap and shops. It's also somewhere to relax under the trees taking in the view across the harbour.Written 23 June 2023
- This is a little piece of paradise that provides most of the things that good parks should: plenty of shady, a dollop of serenity, a playground and grassy areas for running around and for picnics. It is also right next to Double Bay's cafes and beach (check the tide charts first!). The park is quite small and not worth driving across Sydney for, but an excellent resource for the locals.Written 25 January 2021
Frequently Asked Questions about Woollahra
- The best day trips from Woollahra according to Tripadvisor travellers are:
- Sydney Harbour Hop On Hop Off Cruise with Taronga Zoo entry
- Taronga Zoo + Sydney Harbour Hopper Combo Passes
- Full-Day Private Guided Tour in Sydney
- Private Full Day Sydney Highlights Tour
- Private Sydney Full Day Tour Including Sydney Opera House, Bondi and Manly
Woollahra Attractions Information
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