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“Great views lovely walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Balls Head Reserve

Balls Head Reserve
Sydney, Australia
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162 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 390 helpful votes
“Great views lovely walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013 via mobile

Beautiful views of Sydney from this great reserve. I'm sure many people don't even know this place exists. I fell in love with the view.
The reserve also has a picnic area with BBQ facilities and toilets, and tables.
We came unprepared but would be ideal spot for cheese wine and the like.
We took a short stroll and got some great photos from the landing.
Popular spot for local bush walkers too.

Visited August 2013
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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289 reviews
138 attraction reviews
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“Natural Reserve on Sydney Harbour”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

Lovely reserve on Sydney Harbour with walking tracks, parking, picnic areas and free barbeque facilties. Great views of Sydney from north west of the Sydney Harbour bridge. Views only marred by the Seidlers Blue Point Tower which is a blot on the landscape. Great for a walk or a picnic. Lovely on a summers evening to sit and watch the harbour and city lights. Watch out for possums at night who steal picnic food. Toilet facilties and picnic tables.

Visited December 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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153 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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“a different view of the bridge”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2013

You can drive around balls head. it's very slow due to a strange speed bump set up. but it's probably better to walk or say ride. the view of the bridge is nice from this angle. It's a shame about that damn ugly Seidler tower on blues point. how can we think the guys amazing. it's the ugliest tower on the harbour and no balconies. but i digress...

Visited December 2012
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Palm Beach, Australia
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79 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Walk in the park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

Very secluded park for picnics, walking, family get togethers. It's right on the harbour in a little peninsular and you would never believe that you are so close to the city.

Visited October 2012
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Australia
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78 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Forgotten gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2012

Unspoilt bush with great views. Waverton is perhaps 10 minites by train from Sydney, and then its a pleasant 10 minute stroll to Balls Head. Allow an hour or two to walk around it and admire the views.

Visited June 2012
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2 Thank SanMarco2
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