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“Pretty but expensive.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Balmoral

Balmoral
Raglan St. | Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #21 of 238 Attractions in Sydney
Type: Beaches, Landmarks
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Sydney, Australia
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“Pretty but expensive.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Balmoral is a nice place to visit - if you can afford the parking. It is probably the dearest parking in Sydney. There are some pleasant walks and if you start at Georges Heights you can follow the path DOWN the hill to Balmoral beach. 2 Cars need here unless you retrace your path UPHILL.
The walk along the Promenade is flat and nice, followed by coffee and cake, or a nice meal.
There are some great eating places at Balmoral but none are cheap. Take your swimmers and enjoy a swim after the walk.

Visited April 2014
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“One of my Favourite Beaches.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is a must do visit if you are in Sydney, not very far by bus from the City, it is right down on the Harbour, nice to stroll along the waterfront, take in the views,if you are here in Summer it is one of the nicest Beaches for a dip, get some takeaway fish and chips, plenty of shade from the lovely big trees in the Parks.

Visited April 2013
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“Great safe Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I took one of my young grandson here on Sunday. It is a safe beach which can get busy on weekends. Great views of the Heads. Well worth a visit
The only downside is the profiteering by Mosman Council. Be aware that parking is $9 per hour. Yes $9, so not quite as expensive as Sydney Airport. Even in the heart of Sydney it is only $4.40 per hour on the street.

Visited March 2014
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“Posh Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Nice and easy to reach by public transport. Laid back, nice good - can be expensive. Parking Very pricey.

Visited March 2014
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“Beautiful Setting and nice Harbour Swim”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Balmoral is a lovely place to swim and picnic, there is ample grass area as well as shark nets in the water - remember as its a bay there aren't really any waves. There are a number of restaurants and takeaway places for fish n chips,coffee etc

Visited March 2013
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