Cremorne Point, Wulwarrajeung
Named after the popular London recreation spot, Cremorne
Gardens, Sydney’s Cremorne Point is just 6 kilometers away
from the central business district. Situated between Shell
Cove and Mosman Bay, Cremorne Point is a bayside community
on Sydney’s Lower North Shore.
Originally named “Wulwarrajeung” by the Aborigines, Cremorne
Point has numerous rock engravings and rock middens.
By ferry, Cremorne Point is only 8 minutes away from
Sydney’s CBD. This ride provides visitors a scenic view of
one of the most beautiful bays in the world.
Although Cremorne Point is mainly a private residential spot
for the well
to-do, the beach area nearest to the shore
remains public and can be enjoyed by locals as well as
Cremorne Reserve, which encompasses Cremorne Point from end
to end, was developed by the National Sydney Council in
cooperation with the Department of Urban Affairs and
Planning Greenspace Program. The Cremorne Reserve is a
walking tour that allows visitors a chance to observe
Cremorne Point’s rich environment and interesting history.
Cremorne Reserve’s loop path
can be reached through:
- Bagota Avenue
- Hodgson Avenue
- Cremorne Wharf
A mixture of wild and manicured gardens, Cremorne Reserve
provides the public with an unequalled view of the bay
shores. The Reserve’s main aim is to bring back Australia’s
Aboriginal bush by developing its indigenous flora and
Amenities of Cremorne Reserve:
- Numerous walking and jogging paths
- Great picnic spots
- A playground for children
- A bayside pool with a spectacular view
- Dining pleasure with bayside lights as background
Sights on Cremorne Reserve:
- An excellent view of Sydney’s Opera House and
- Beautiful greenery from local bushlands and colorful
- Pristine lawns accentuated by large boulders.
- Grandiose residences both historic and modern.
- Boats anchored atop glistening waters.
- Exotic birds such as Pied Currawong, Noisy Miners,
Channel-billed Cuckoo, Rainbow Lorikeets, and
Kookaburras and other fauna such as the Ringtail Possums
and Fairy Penguins.
- Very small reptiles (lizards) running along and
across the path.
- The gentle, lapping sound of the waves on craggy
- The beautiful view on Mosman Bay is serene and
- Robertson Point’s lighthouse.
- The Lex and Ruby Graham Gardens.
At a leisurely pace, the walk across Cremorne Point takes
about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Great for seniors and people
with children as the path is gentle and easy to negotiate.