Balls Head Reserve, North Sydney

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The Balls Head Reserve is a forested headland nature reserve situated on Balls Head in Sydney. The headland is in Port Jackson, 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) west of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, between Berrys Bay to the east and Balls Head Bay to the west. It is named after Lieutenant Henry Lidgbird Ball, a Royal Naval officer who commanded HMS Supply on the First Fleet. The park is accessed via Balls Head Drive, Waverton, New South Wales, Australia.
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  • With beautiful views of the harbour and good tracks for hiking, a lovely spot. Shady trees and relatively unspoilt harbourside setting.  more »
  • For a pleasant coastal walk, this is a lovely place to be. Well laid out paths to follow and the harbour to view. All rather enjoyable.  more »
  • Balls Head Reserve is a hidden Gem in the city! In fact it's relatively close to where we live, but have not known about it until finding it by chance! The views are exceptional and the bonus is that....  more »
  • A great place nature lovers. Good for bush walking. Would definitely come here again for picnic and and enjoy awesome view
  • Great views from the reserve. Easy walks through native flora and fauna. Grab some water at the coal loader or a coffee when the cafe is open. If your there early just beware of walking through the spiderwebs
  • Unfortunately it was too windy for me to risk getting out of my car with my miniature dog, but it was nice to see some regrowth since a recent bushfire. It was great to recharge my human batteries in the bushland at the harbour, but it might have been nice to walk around down there too.
  • Great reserve! Carefully management. Beautiful and privilege sights! You can find australian turkeys! Only needs take a better clean up to the bathrooms.
  • Toilet was dirty with flies everywhere. Walk track was bit dangerous but it felt like this place is just being taken care of. This place deserves much more if maintained properly. I could not bother to walk the whole track towards the bottom to see the seashore.

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