We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Best of everything

Great green space in the inner west. Play grounds, sports grounds, dog friendly, study space... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Good variety and waterfront

It's a good place to go exploring, with gardens and bushes up around the former hospital and sports... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Read all 32 reviews
All photos (4)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“mental asylum”(3 reviews)
“victoria road”(2 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Darling Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
Improve This Listing
Reviews (32)
Filter reviews
31 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews mental asylum stunning views victoria road inner west hospital waterfront sandstone play grass sports dog grounds bay heritage space pools paths
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Great green space in the inner west. Play grounds, sports grounds, dog friendly, study space, running circuit, outdoor gym area. All by the water! On the bay run.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mgdoddy
Reviewed 4 September 2018

It's a good place to go exploring, with gardens and bushes up around the former hospital and sports fields and quiet waterside areas down below, and you can walk all the way along the water from Victoria Road to the City West Link. As is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mrdom
Reviewed 24 August 2018

You really need to take the time to explore this area. The stunning park lands and waterviews are breath taking and the heritage buildings are something to be seen.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RobynP719
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Callan Park is the old mental asylum, which has huge grounds to walk around and explore. Unfortunately the gardens have been let go and the ponds are no longer running.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sacha L
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The old disused grounds of the Callan Park hospital is a great place to wander through exploring old sandstone historical buildings and hidden overgrown gardens.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank P1487DMsteveb
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Callan Park is a lovely, peaceful park with a bit of history, which you can feel as soon as you arrive. The old buildings exude a sense of yesteryear and nostalgia of an era long gone. You can have a nice picnic and if you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Discovering this area and park for the first time. Such a great view at the waterfront and so many walking paths. A friendly relaxed atmosphere. Will be visiting again.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank gds199
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My wife and I had a spare hour and decided to look at Callan Park. Other reviewers will mention the layout and specific details. We spent our hour on a self-guided completely tour. The buildings and grounds are magnificent. The whole site was easy to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank John B
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The well-known Bay Run, skirts the waterfront. There are sporting fields, bike and walking tracks, a couple of small sandy beaches and a Rowing Club. I suggest you detour off the well-worn paths and discover the hidden aspects of this historic precinct - a former...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank AnnBurleigh
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This park is loved by many in Sydney. There are many dogs wandering through with their owners and it is very relaxed. There are lots of lovely old trees to have a picnic under. There is a little beach suitable for dogs to swim in...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank funkypelican
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Balmain Lodge
7 reviews
.52 miles away
Best Western Haven Glebe
116 reviews
1.28 miles away
Astral Tower and Residences
1,264 reviews
1.41 miles away
The Darling
1,036 reviews
1.44 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 67 nearby restaurants
Penny Lane Bar
38 reviews
.05 miles away
31 reviews
.11 miles away
Piccolo's Cafe
55 reviews
.03 miles away
Corner Bar
43 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 16 nearby attractions
Elkington Park
38 reviews
.54 miles away
Belle Fleur Fine Chocolates
21 reviews
.07 miles away
Gladstone Park
22 reviews
.56 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Callan Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines