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Address: The Esplanade, Balmoral, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
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Beautiful beach, Beautiful Views

One of the best beaches in Sydney. Just as beautful as Manly but less busy! You will find locals whenever the sun is out but its huge beach with plenty of room for everone. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Ballarat, Australia
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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

One of the best beaches in Sydney. Just as beautful as Manly but less busy! You will find locals whenever the sun is out but its huge beach with plenty of room for everone. A beautiful bridge takes you to the small Rocky Point where the views are spectacular and a great spot for photos. Paid parking is available for... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Love Balmoral beach and my trips are always paired with a quick trip into bather pavilion to get a fresh salad and some treats to further enjoy my day on the beach.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Balmoral Beach on Sydney harbour is well know to Sydney-siders but less well known to visitors. It is one of natures beautiful locations. Lovely walks on the promenade or in natural bushland, clear water, long sandy beach, restaurants and other activities. I recommend overseas visitors visit Balmoral and the surrounding locations including Taranga Zoo and Middle Head.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Wonderful beach with lovely beach, promenade and food venues. There's also a netted swimming area and you can hire kayaks and tinny runabouts. Only downside is tight parking in summer - but persevere and you'll usually get one in 10-15 mins.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Balmoral Beach is located 20mins drive from the CBD. Its a very safe beach for children & families as there are no waves as its a harbour beach. There are numerous restaurants & cafes along the promenade. The most popular ones being Bather's Pavilion & The Boathouse both offer exceptional dining for lunch or dinner. Balmoral Beach is well-known for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

What a great beach. We walked to Balmoral via Gunner's point and the walk was both pleasant and easy and arriving at Balmoral was great. The waves are not too big, the rocky outcropping in the middle is wonderful and has a lot of tide pools for the kids, and it wasn't crowded on a mid week day. We would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Good for families, couples or anybody. Parking can be tight to find and expensive but worth the effort to find parking. There are plenty of food options from cheap to expensive.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a beautiful Harbour beach but it does get very crowded in summer. It's lovely to go for a walk along the promenade and good fun to jump off the pier into the water.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Nothing in Sydney beats this spot for me...great to stroll along and people watch...fantastic for a swim...pancakes at the Bathers Pavillion cafe...sharing fish and chips with the seagulls from the Bottom of the Harbour...sitting under one of those old spreading trees contemplating the sublime views and life generally! The quintessential Sydney experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Brilliant shark-netted non-surf beach for kids, plenty of shade and a boardwalk all the way along. Great eateries nearby and a kids playground.

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