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Our Guide to Exploring Kirribilli

Discover The Botanist’s Go-To Guide For Kirribilli This Spring!

With warmer weather around the corner, it’s the perfect opportunity to explore the leafy suburb of Kirribilli.

Nestled along the sparkling waters of the iconic Sydney Harbour, Kirribilli and Milsons Point offer a delightful array of activities that capture the essence of the season. From scenic walks, lively markets and theatre productions, here are 5 must-do activities to make the most of Spring.

Opera house & Bridge Kirribilli lookout


Keep reading to find out some of our top recommendations

Stroll Through The Famous Jacaranda Street

You know Spring has truly arrived when Kirribilli is doused in purple rain!

Jacaranda season is one of the most enchanting times in Sydney, and with The Botanist a short stroll from McDougall Street, there’s no better place for a long lunch and a scenic walk. Boasting canopies of magnificent Jacaranda trees, it’s the perfect opportunity to snap a photo and capture a memorable moment.

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Catch A Live Performance At The Ensemble Theatre

Elevate your date night experience with a show at The Ensemble Theatre.

Situated on the fringes of Sydney Harbour, the theatre is dedicated to showcasing a blend of global plays, classics, and fresh Australian creations. Check out their upcoming schedule, book your tickets and join us for a pre-theatre dinner beforehand.

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Explore The Kirribilli Markets

Lauded as one of Sydney’s most established and beloved markets, The Kirribilli Markets are nestled right beside the iconic Harbour Bridge.

Showcasing an array of stalls with new and recycled fashion, emerging local fashion designers, arts and crafts and more, it’s a shopper’s paradise.

The markets are held twice a month. Head here to see upcoming dates.

Embrace Your Inner Child At Luna Park

Take a trip back in time and enjoy an afternoon at the historic Luna Park, Sydney’s oldest amusement park that first welcomed visitors in 1935!

There’s classic rides including dodgem cards, The Ferris Wheel, Coney Island & The Wild Mouse rollercoaster, along with retro games and food stalls to choose from.

Picnic At Scenic Bradfield Park

Relax amidst the lush greenery of Bradfield Park. Perfect for a leisurely picnic or stroll, this renowned park stretches beneath a section of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, providing unparalleled vistas of the harbour, Circular Quay, and the Sydney Opera House.

The park seamlessly connects to the Olympic Pool and Luna Park, as well as sprawling green expanses along the picturesque Kirribilli foreshore.

With spring in full bloom, Kirribilli and Milsons Point beckon you to experience the true essence of Sydney’s waterfront charm. With so many options to explore, the possibilities are as diverse as the colours of spring itself.

Why not check off our suggestions and conclude your adventure with a delightful lunch or dinner at The Botanist?