Lavender Bay ferry wharf

When I go and shoot this lovely part of Lavender Bay, I always find myself wanting to capture this unique-looking boardwalk. Located on the north-west side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Lavender Bay is a harbourside suburb on the lower north shore of Sydney which also has some great picnic spots. The Lavender Bay ferry wharf featured below is only used for access to private vessels. 

Lavender Bay wharf photo print


Why I love this image of Lavender Bay ferry wharf?

I find the shadows on the boardwalk very eye-catching. Also the colour of the wooden rails contrasts well with the blue hues in this image. I like how the wharf is positioned in the middle of the image as it allows our eyes to lead in like we're going through a tunnel. The blue hues add a freshness and gives a clean look to this photo. Notice how you can see Luna Park on the left side to this image. I also love the wooden railings and boardwalks in this image as it gives a great nautical and coastal feel to it. 


Getting to Lavender Bay ferry wharf

By public transport 

A 5 minute walk downhill from North Sydney station. You can also walk from Milsons Point station for 5 minutes or Milsons Point ferry wharf. If you walk from the wharf, you will pass by Sydney's Luna Park and the sailing boats on the harbour. 

By car

Limited parking available along Lavender Crescent and surrounding streets. 


Other nearby highlights

  • the Peter Kingston walkway which has miniature sculptures of classic Australian cartoon characters


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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.




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