balmoral beach sydney australia

1/10  Balmoral Beach, Mosman

Why go? Balmoral beach with its shallow coves and giant rock pools is one of Sydney's most stylish and family-friendly beach scenes.

Activities: Home to a host of great restaurants, check out the Bathers' Pavilion (4 The Esplanade, +61 2 9969 5050) on the waterfront or grab a takeaway from Bottom of the Harbour (21 The Esplanade, +61 2 9969 7911), which locals say serves the best fish and chips in Sydney.