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McKillop Park

Lumsdaine Drive, Freshwater, Warringah, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9977 1088
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McKillop Park is set in a lovely location on a hill north of Freshwater Beach. The walk along the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kenneth H
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Hillarys
Paying tribute to the first surfers of Australia.

Everyone is writing about the view, and the pool, but hardly a word about the surfers. Maybe I'm... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
stinkwink
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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Lumsdaine Drive, Freshwater, Warringah, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

McKillop Park is set in a lovely location on a hill north of Freshwater Beach. The walk along the pathways is dotted with plaques depicting former world surfing champion. The park is overlooked by a bronze statue of King Kamehameha of Hawaii. He is said...More

Thank Kenneth H
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Everyone is writing about the view, and the pool, but hardly a word about the surfers. Maybe I'm the one who took it wrong, but I think McKillop park is mostly the Duke Paoa Kahanamoku statue and commemorative park. He was the man, who introduced...More

1  Thank stinkwink
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

I was up at McKillop Park around sunset tonight. It was really just lucky timing more than anything else but I was able to see the moon rise and got some amazing pictures of the moon reflecting off the ocean. It was stunning. There is...More

1  Thank 2BEis2SKI
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I'd not call this a park: a carpark maybe? It's an excellent look out point for whales, and we saw some; whilst sitting on a bench next to the car park!

Thank Euro B
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to come and sit, relax and watch the ocean. Views south to Manly and North Head and beaches north past Curl Curl. Right now there is major construction going on at The Mounties. You can grab a swim in Freshie Pool while there....More

1  Thank OziDiver
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

Great place just to sit and watch the ocean or access the pool. Views to North Head and North Curl Curl. Parking fees apply unless you are a Warringah resident. Accessing some of the parking area requires a difficult sharp turn especially if someone has...More

1  Thank Barry M
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is a really accessible area to enjoy the coastal view of the Northern beaches...there is plenty of parking and grass areas to enjoy a picnic or coffee....

1  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We visited this area coincidently because of geocaching. The sea views are really beautiful. You can see Fresh water beach. There is swimming pool thee as well.

1  Thank Michaela B
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Reviewed 5 December 2013

This is a beautiful park on the headland overlooking Freshwater Beach and out to sea. Beautiful views south towards Manly and north towards Curl Curl and Dee Why Beaches. A circular viewing area with a low stonewall on which to sit and take in the...More

3  Thank Agro_Sydney
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