Kirribilli/Milsons Point

Photogenic North Shore neighborhoods with picturesque views of central Sydney.

Well-groomed and well-behaved, Kirribilli and Milsons Point are a picturesque duo of North Shore neighborhoods. Directly across from the CBD and connected to the city's core by land and by sea (the ferry docks right below the Sydney Harbor Bridge), Kirribilli and Milsons Point weave wine bars and local pubs into the fabric of its historic terrace homes and immaculately landscaped park spaces. Looking to look good on the North Shore? Expect nothing less.

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On the Map

Kirribilli/Milsons Point is bordered by North Sydney and Neutral Bay

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Possible

International Airport: 25 minutes by cab without traffic
Central Station: 15 minutes by train
Opera House / Circular Quay: 15 minutes by train or ferry
Bondi Beach: 30 minutes by train and bus

Modern Amusement on Sydney's North Shore

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A very modern suburban area on Sydney's North Shore, Kirribilli and Milsons Point peer at the CBD from across the harbor.

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One of Sydney's oldest areas, Kirribilli and Milsons Point manage to stay contemporary while blending historic terrace homes and high-rise towers.

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Laube MilsonsPoint Kirribilli

Commuting professionals, quiet students, and tidy families call the winding streets of these North Shore villages home.

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Laube MilsonsPoint Kirribilli

Gates grace the sidewalks that serve as the entrances to the Prime Minister and Governor-General's residences.

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Walk, bike, or boat—it's easy to get to the core of the city.

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Laube MilsonsPoint Kirribilli

It's also easy to see why it might be difficult to leave.

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Laube MilsonsPoint Kirribilli

Take notice.

On the Other Side of the CBD: Life Along the Harbor North

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Stunning views of central Sydney and its famous opera house compel fitness gurus to go the extra mile in Kirribilli and Milsons Point.

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The harbor's edge pairs foreshore walks for promenading with concrete bleachers for perching.

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The ferry catches the cleats below the Sydney Harbor Bridge.

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Laube MilsonsPoint Kirribilli
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All aboard to central Sydney.

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Location is very central and is one train stop from Sydney CBD, one ferry stop from circular quay, or simply take a stroll over the harbour bridge."

The Great Outdoors: Green Oases on the North Shore

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Kirribilli and Milsons Point's tree-lined streets lead to lushly landscaped park spaces.

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Laube MilsonsPoint Kirribilli

Gardens and parks ebb and flow throughout this North Shore area.

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Many of them tuck away into secret-feeling alcoves and enclaves along the water.

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Ferries float by on aquatic errands.

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Explore the bustling village-style main street with a community atmosphere."

Miracular Spectacular: Luna Park

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More than green parks, Kirribilli is also famous for its tourist-attracting amusement, Luna Park. Locals can't pass up its childlike allure, either.

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Going up.

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Wade Laube is a commercial photographer based in Sydney. He shoots for a variety of editorial and commercial clients, and has worked on assignment in numerous countries. His work has been exhibited nationally.

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