Sugarloaf Point, Castlecrag, New South Wales

Having read about this place, I've always been curious about Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales. When looking up the place on Google maps, I noticed how beautiful the photos were. That triggered my interest in checking the place out. 

I was pleasantly surprised that there were a small number of proper parking spots near the reserve. While it was a short and steep walk, I couldn't help admiring views like the one below:

Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales

Above: Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales overlooking towards Middle Habour. 

 

As I walked, I noticed the beautiful cherry blossoms and Australian flame tree towering over me. What a privilege it is to see some beautiful flowering trees in somewhere so local. 

Australian flame tree at Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales

Above: Australian flame tree at Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales

 

Cherry blossoms at Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South WalesAbove: Cherry blossoms at Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales 

 

And then I came across some wild mushrooms growing on the tree as shown below.

Wild fungi growing on tree trunk at Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales

Above: Wild fungi growing on tree trunk at Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales 

Location

End of Edinburgh Road, Castlecrag, 2068.

 

Getting to Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales

Via car

Drive along Edinburgh Road past Burrabru Reserve until you reach the end of Edinburgh Road.  

Via public transport

Limited public transport options available. Go to Google maps.

 

Other local highlights near Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales

Castlecrag Northern Escarpment

A lovely reserve perfect for holding picnics. Great views overlooking towards the Castlecrag bushland. 

Burrabru Reserve (aka Edinburgh Road Gardens)

Beautiful reserve with abundant bushland and water views overlooking towards Sugarloaf Bay and Middle Harbour. 

 

Popular local cafes near Sugarloaf Point in Castlecrag, New South Wales

Back and Forth cafe

A favourite amongst the locals that serves up great coffee that will go well with their sweet and savoury baked treats, sandwich rolls and burgers. Located in the Quadrangle Shopping Village along Edinburgh Road. 

Ritual Coffee Traders

A cafe well-embraced by Northbridge locals that serves great coffee and juices to go with their lovely baked treats and sandwiches. Perfect for anyone looking for a variety of healthy food options.

 

Click here for other great places to hangout in Sydney during spring. Check out the top places for the best Sydney Harbour views.

 

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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 Sydney photos featuring Sydney Harbour, Cremorne Point, Balmoral Beach and the eastern suburbs in Sydney.

 

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