One of Sydney's best hidden spots overlooking towards Sydney Harbour
Yes, it's Beulah Street wharf that has phenomenal views of the Sydney Opera House.
Whenever I photograph there, I feel at peace because I can capture the harbour views and have it all to myself.
I feel privileged been able to have access to vantage points like this. I can imagine how chaotic it would be on a day like New Years Eve, especially with the fireworks going on.
Why I love this image of the Sydney Opera House from Beulah Street wharf?
When I look at this image, I feel as if I'm discovering and rediscovering hidden vantage points that aren't as well-known to the tourist crowds. With the heritage-style block of units in this image, I feel it tells a story. I think that native flora featured here adds a more Australian feel to this image. I think Sydney is one of the few cities in the world where people don't have to travel too far to see some greenery. I look forward to recapturing this scene with the blues skies and during golden hour.
Getting to Beulah Street wharf
By public transport
A short walk from Milsons Point station or Milsons Point wharf. Also a nice and short stroll from Kirribilli wharf as well.
Limited street parking available.
Other nearby highlights
the luscious-looking jacarandas near Beulah Street wharf and Kirribilli's McDougall Street. They bloom during late October/early November;
the famous Dr Mary Booth Lookout Reserve along Waruda Street in Kirribilli - a nice little spot with fabulous views of Sydney Harbour;
- Sydney's Luna Park near Milsons Point wharf;
- the scenic Lavender Bay walk which includes the Lavender Bay wharf - a relaxing stroll that offers panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and city skyline;
- Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden in Clark Park, Lavender Bay;
- Bradfield Park (under the Sydney Harbour Bridge) - a great hangout spot
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Check out my other blogs on seeing Sydney Harbour from different vantage points.
About Let There Be Life Photo
Karen is the creative founder and photographer of Let There Be Life Photo who loves capturing Sydney and creating happy memories of her hometown. She turns beautiful images into wall art prints for Sydney lovers. If you love this pic, check out more of her photos featuring Blues Point and McMahons Point, Kirribilli and Lavender Bay in Sydney.