Balls Head Reserve, North Sydney

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  • 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..  more »
  • 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 Har...  more »
  • 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 s...  more »
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  • This place has a very nice view of the Harbour Bridge and the high rises of Sydney.
  • I remember walking the area in my 20's and thought the views were amazing - any place else in the world and the land here would have been sold off for development for a fortune. I only recently got sent a picture of my parents in the years before I was born, and it shows them posing with the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background. My best guess is that it must have been taken at Balls head Reserve, looking over towards Blues Point - but I can't be sure. I live in the USA these days, so can't very well check it out. Google maps certainly seems to show an area of the reserve looking out on the harbour - if someone could kindly cross reference the attached picture against the present background I'd certainly appreciate it - bear in mind that Blues Point Tower wouldn't have been there when my parents posed for this pic!
  • Can wander around this small peninsular bushland area. Fab lookout over the harbour. Can also explore the old Coal Loader historic site & sustainable food garden with its nearby aboriginal rock carvings.
  • Excellent walking tracks that rewards you with an incredible view of the harbour bridge at the peninsula. Coal loader renovation project has been going on for a long time, should be finished soon!
  • Bit hard to find, but when you do, well worth the trip!

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