Balmoral Beach to The Spit
  • Length: 4.3km

  • Duration: 2 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 2C The Esplanade, Mosman

  • End: Spit Rd, Seaforth

  • Closest Town: Mosman

  • Location: Sydney Harbour National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 9.5 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.8290555601

  • Longitude: 151.2556722023

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Balmoral Beach to The Spit is a 4.3km, grade 4 One way hike located in Sydney Harbour National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This walks follows the coast from Balmoral to the Spit and across Spit Bridge. There are some alternate tracks to consider at high-tides which take the streets over the headlands. Balmoral and Chinamans Beaches are very nice places for lunch and a swim. Allows time to wander and explore. There are plenty of options for swimming.

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