Balls Head Reserve

Greater Sydney

This is a series of small walks combined. Great views of the harbour. Several picnic areas, dedication plaques, foreshore caves and historic flagpole. The flagpole is situated 300ft above sea level, marking the highest point west of the Harbour Bridge. In early settlement times it was used as means of communication with Government House.

Public Transport

Getting there

Follow Balls Head Drive from Bay Road off the Pacific Highway at North Sydney. One large car park on the headland is available for parking. Street parking on Balls Head Road is also available. A 5 - 10 minute walk from Waverton railway station, turn left and follow Bay Road,
which leads into Balls Head Road and then into Balls Head Drive.


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Route/Trail notes

Start from the Picinic Ground and chose your walk (they are all short about 300m each)


Do you need any permits? What's the cost?

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Heaps of short walks, great views of the harbour.

rob.bushman on 1 Jun, 2014


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