Berry Island Reserve - Parks, playgrounds and sportsgrounds

Berry Island Reserve
Wollstonecraft Precinct, Berry Island
Park, Playground, Bushland Reserve, BBQ

Berry Island Reserve is one of North Sydney's most delightful and significant areas of harbourside bushland. This small, almost circular, peninsula in Wollstonecraft is linked to the mainland by a wide grassed causeway. There are superb views of the harbour and the city from this picturesque reserve. 

Reserve features:

  • open lawn causeway that is a popular venue for picnics and special events
  • BBQs, picnic areas, seats, a small beach and an adventurous playground
  • the Gadyan Track, a 20-minute bushwalk that interprets Berry Island's Aboriginal history
  • public toilets and a water fountain

Playground features: 

  • fenced on three sides with steep rockface enclosing the fourth side
  • equipment suitable for adventurous, older children is along the back, and more junior equipment is in the northern side of the space
  • nearby picnic tables and BBQs

Dogs are welcome in the Reserve but must be kept on a leash in bushland areas. They are not permitted within 10 metres of the playground.

For exact locations of dog tidy bag dispensers, look at the dog tidy bag map.

Getting there and parking
Located at the southern end of Shirley Road, Wollstonecraft, Berry Island Reserve is a 10-minute walk from Wollstonecraft railway station. Limited on-street parking is available on Shirley Road.
Plan of Management