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Kirribilli

Kirribilli is an affluent Sydney suburb located three kilometres away from the CBD; being under the local government area of the North Sydney Council. This beautiful suburb by the harbour has some of the most panoramic views in the city.

The suburb’s name is thought to been derived from ‘Kiarabilli’; an Aboriginal word translated to mean a great fishing spot.

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In the 19th century, the region was primarily bushland, but over the years, it has undergone clearance and division to give way to the construction of houses and apartments. This development was even more pronounced with the opening of the majestic Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Some of the suburb’s most prominent landmarks; including Kirribilli House, the Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre, as well as the Admiralty House and Lodge at Kirribilli Point, all of which are heritage-listed properties. Kirribilli House, which is the official residence of the country’s Prime Minister, is open to the public once a year.

Admiralty House and Lodge, on the other hand, is the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia. It is an imposing Italianate mansion built using sandstone, with beautiful views of the Sydney Harbour and Opera House.

Are you wondering where to experience nature at its best? Then look no further than Milson’s Point – located close to the Kirribilli foreshore. This relaxed setting is easy to access, and there are lots of fun activities to do as you enjoy commanding views of the water. You could also explore the region as you enjoy the Lavender Bay to Kirribilli Harbourside Walk.

After a day of exploration, how about you treat yourself to fine dining at the Sails on Lavender Bay Restaurant? This perfect setting makes for an ideal background. Alternatively, head out to Axil Coffee Co; a hidden gem that promises you great dining with a view. Go for a classic meat pie from Flaky Tart Bakery or opt for craft beer at the Craft Beer Hunter. Other options include Stir Crazy Thai, The Botanist Restaurant, as well as the Fitzroy Food Company.

Kirribilli is at the intersection of fun, food and fantastic views, so make plans to tour this beautiful suburb. Click on the link below to find great accommodation deals in Kirribilli.