Elkington Park Balmain is one of Sydney’s historic parks, and a beautiful destination for outdoor lovers looking to escape the concrete jungle. The park is located on the Balmain foreshore, and this provides some of the best views of the surrounding region.
There are many shaded areas that are popular with visitors at the park, both for unwinding or to indulge in a picnic.
Elkington Park Balmain, Wedding, Playground & Map, Sydney NSW
One of the places that you must visit while at the park is the band rotunda; a beautiful addition to the park. Built in 1963, the rotunda has stood the test of time, and provides shelter if there is extreme weather.
White Horse Point another must visit part of the park. With vantage points from where one can enjoy spectacular views of the park, it is easy to see why this is a preferred wedding and photography destination. With plenty of walking trails available this is a great way to discover flora and fauna at the park. Best of all, they are suitable for strollers too so that visiting families are also well taken care of.
There is a playground at Elkington Park Balmain, so the little ones can expend some energy as the parents relax to the sound of chirping birds in the background. In addition to the climbing structure, there is also an enclosed slide and a dual set of swings near the fence. This play area is shaded, providing a perfect environment out of the sun. A picnic table is conveniently located close to the shaded area, giving parents a place to unwind.
Other amenities available at the park include toilet facilities and accessible washroom facilities, a drinking fountain as well as lookout points scattered across the park.
Elkington Park Balmain is open to people of all ages and is a family-friendly attraction. Street parking is available on White Street, and the nearest ferry is located just 15 minutes away.