Nielsen Park is a recreation area near Port Jackson's south east entrance. Its small yet lovely beach provides one of the best views of Sydney's magnificent waterfront, including yachts, cruise ships, ferries and the parklands to the north.
Nielsen Park is certainly a family location, and young children can play safely on the beach. There are some wonderful walks around the park which can take you to see other impressive ocean views and historic locations such as Vaucluse House. You can enjoy these benefits on a sunny day, but the park is also lovely at night. The smell of the ocean, glowing boats on the harbour and the clear night sky fills the atmosphere with romance. Address: Greycliffe Avenue, Vaucluse, NSW, 2030.