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Explore Balgowlah Heights

Best things to do in Balgowlah Heights

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“A great scenic walk from Manly to Spit Bridge that has wildlife, beaches and bushland on the way - its a must do!”
65 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful quiet harbour beach with a safe netted swimming pool. Great rocks and rock pools to explore at the eastern end of the beach. The Whaf is fun for walking along. Nice grassy spots on the shade make it ideal to spend a day at. Free BBQ's water fountain, swings and picnic tables available. Some times you will have the whole place to your self.”
5 locals recommend
Supermarket
“A local convenience store with cafes and a bakery nearby and a bottle shop. ”
5 locals recommend
Park
1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Reef Beach is just beautiful and surrounded by peaceful bush. I have seen a seal and a little penguin just offshore there on summer evening walks.”
3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Great Secluded Private Beach (Park in Beatty St, Balgowlah Heights and Stroll Down)”
4 locals recommend
Beach
“A great picnic spot with free bbqs and a gorgeous calm enclosed beach, toilets and views out to the harbour. (A stunning 20 minute harbourside walk from location)”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“5 minutes walking distance to your own private beach! In summer you even have a boat coming around to sell coffee and ice creams to you! who needs the crowds of Manly beach!”
3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This park is just up the road and has beautiful views of the harbour and heads. You can also join the Spit to Manly walk from here.”
2 locals recommend
Café
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“Very good Italian coffee and food. You can eat there or take away. Evrything from cheese to meals and salads.”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
2 locals recommend
Route
“There aren't many major cities in the world that can boast national park walking trails around the harbour! Reef Beach is one stop on a walk that will take you through sweeping cliff views and panoramic scenes of Sydney Harbour in a native Australian bush environment. Great for joggers and day hikers alike. ”
2 locals recommend