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Balls Head Reserve

#7 of 37 things to do in North Sydney Features Animals
Balls Head Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lovely place for a walk

Nice place for a scenic walk with lovely harbour views. The nearby coal loader tunnels are also... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
davidchalloner
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Sydney, Australia
A beautiful spot to see Harbour Bridge

This is another great spot for a walk and enjoy the view of Sydney CBD and Harbour bridge. We went... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Supa-arpha
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Balls Head Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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 12 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 23 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
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The walk at the end of Balls Head Rd is fabulous. Drive all the way around to the top car park if you are unable to do a long slightly inclined walk. Its the best view there anyhow and still a nice walk around. Look...More

Thank Samcook18
Reviewed 21 May 2016

From Waverton Station, a quaint little station in itself, enjoy a walk down a sleepy suburb and then walk into the bush to Balls Head. Discover some Aboriginal rock engravings, see a small cave where one can picture what life might have been like before...More

Thank Lilly062
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Great little bushwalk opportunity affording glimpses over the majesty of Sydney harbour. Can be reached by car with ample parking and free bbq areas available.Lovely old red gums and a bit of history in proximity showing what Sydney harbour once was like.

Thank Rossiters_12
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