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

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Lovely escape from the city

It's a lovely beach, great park, fantastic for children. Gets very busy in summer on the weekends, so need to get there early, especially if you want to avoid parking in the car... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

It's a lovely beach, great park, fantastic for children. Gets very busy in summer on the weekends, so need to get there early, especially if you want to avoid parking in the car park (fees apply) and snag a park in one of the side streets.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This northshore beach is perfect for everyone: families, couples, locals tourist. Whether you're at the Bathers end, Boathouse end, or somewhere in the middle, you have the most amazing views of beachside living at its most magnificent best. Plus a range of eateries from casual takeaways to fine dining establishments, Balmoral is a great place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Love this beach. It is my favourite place in the world. Love exercising here or just enjoying the view. Great coffee, relaxing and chilled.

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Lovely place for a relaxing walk by the beach with cafes and restaurants and great take-away all close by. Super atmosphere but gets very crowded on a good day and parking is a premium and a fee attached all days.

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

An upmarket place . with a fantastic beach. The views of the Heads from here are remarkable.There are rocks to climb over for kids and parents. Suitable for all ages.

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Grafton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We loved walking along the promenade. Catch a bus back as I really struggled walking back up the hill. A range of places to eat and very crowded at the Boat house and Bathers for brunches. Water in April was at 20.5 so a bit brisk on initial entry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Lovely beach to wander along , plenty of cafes, .....lovely pavilion where in summer they perform music proms ,theatre etc outside on the grass !

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is another stunning local Sydney beach. Very family friendly and safe the beach is not big but its also not crowded. There are plenty of places to change and grab a snack or coffee but this is not a tacky beachfront area. Its smart, clean and welcoming. In fact, I wish I was there right now!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Went in summer with two friends and traveled a while not to mention the lack of parking spaces. Get there early if you want to park. No waves, water was flat, kids everywhere, rocks everywhere, water felt kind of dirty and muggy. Cafe across the road was overpriced but had decent veggie burger.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It is more difficult to access this local beach because you have to take the bus, but it is definitely worth the effort. Try the Boathouse while you are there for some great drinks, but get there early, it is first come, first serve.

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