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by Wendy (subscribe)
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Published June 16th 2012
Nestled in Balmain Peninsula, Mort Bay Park is popular among locals - large open space areas and spectacular views of Sydney Harbour. It is easily accessible by taking a ferry to Balmain Thames Street Wharf, and you'll find the park is just at the doorsteps.

Great Harbour Bridge views from Mort Bay Park
Great Harbour Bridge views from the Mort Bay Park

Balmain Thames Street Wharf
Balmain Thames Street Wharf

Surrounded by grassed and shaded areas, the park is a great place for family picnic and outing. You can either bring your own food or bring down with you some food from Darling Street as there are a lot of cafes.

Large grassed areas - great for family picnic
Large grassed areas - great for family picnic

This park is great for kids too - there is a wonderful playground, basketball courts and bike paths. Kids always enjoy practising their skateboards or learning how to ride a bicycle.

Playround Mort Bay Park
Kids are having great time at the wonderful playground

Additionally, this park is a shared dog off leash area - it is a real fun to watch the happy dogs running around and chasing the balls on the grassed areas. However councils and/or park authorities may change their regulations regarding dog exercise areas at any time. Just check the park management for the latest information.

A shared dog off leash area, Mort Bay Park
Happy dogs are running around at the dog off leash areas


Adjacent to this park is Ballast Point Park, which is another great spot to continue with your exploration.

Mort Bay Park has everything you could ask for a combination of foreshore walks, great views, great open space areas, a dog-friendly environment and a wide array of facilities at one spot. Come over there on the weekends to enjoy a fun-filled outing.
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Why? Great grassed areas, great views and great for family outing
When: Any time
Where: Cameron Street, Birchgrove NSW 2041
Cost: Free
Your Comment
What a lovely park!!! It looks so nice and spacious! And a wonderful article too
by Ashleigh Meikle (score: 2|262) 2949 days ago
Hi Ashleigh, thanks for reading this and your great note. Yes, I love the park too. Great for walks especially a sunny day.
by Wendy (score: 2|882) 2949 days ago
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