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Fred Hollows Reserve

Address: Bligh Place, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 18 Attractions in Randwick
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Just off Alison Road and linking through to Clovelly Road, it is well worth strolling though this secluded gully. The well maintained walkway through the valley which has been lovingly regenerated over the years. A number of spots for sitting and reflection and to forget the troubles of this world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A beautiful reserve, great views and lovely spot for a picnic or to take the kids for a fun day - the beach is close and wonderfully secure

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

A quiet secluded walkway off the busyness of Alison Rd, Randwick. It's hard to believe this secluded spot has been preserved between the high rise flats and houses all around. Don't tell too many people - the developers will get wind of it!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

This gully is surrounded by unit blocks and houses, however, once you step under the canopy of the mature rainforest trees you can forget that you are in the middle of a very built-up area and pretend you are off in one of the more remote national parks. A great place to take the children. At dusk there are bats... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

I regularly go here and take friends to walk through and get a glimpse of what paradise would have been like before the large developments.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

Fred Hollows Reserve is the fascinating result of conservation efforts by the Randwick Council over the past 15 years in a mountainous part of the Coogee Basin. The two hectare Reserve follows a gully from Alison Road to Clovelly Road through the middle of a densely developed neighborhood with numerous tall apartment buildings and constant traffic. The native life in... More 

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