Best lake in Sydney

Check out the top lake in Sydney, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Centennial Park
1. Centennial Park
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212 local reviews
Grand Dr, Centennial Park, Sydney
+61 2 9339 6699
Park
Peter
One of Sydney's best parks. Has a very nice cafe and restaurant in the middle ideal for lunch / breakfast. Ide…
Daniela
If you are an avid jogger and prefer green space, you can get to this massive park via Moore Park running less…
Louise
Beautiful park where you can go for a walk, jog or bicycle ride. Take a picnic and sit by one of the many lake…
1. Centennial Park
1. Centennial Park
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212 local reviews
Grand Dr, Centennial Park, Sydney
+61 2 9339 6699
Peter
Peter
One of Sydney's best parks. Has a very nice cafe and restaurant in the middle ideal for lunch / breakfast. Ideal for bicycle riding, jogging…
Daniela
Daniela
If you are an avid jogger and prefer green space, you can get to this massive park via Moore Park running less than a kilometer on roads. On…
Louise
Louise
Beautiful park where you can go for a walk, jog or bicycle ride. Take a picnic and sit by one of the many lakes or visit one of the two cafe…
2. Sydney Park
2. Sydney Park
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60 local reviews
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David
A large park with a lake, Cafe and big childrens play ground and bike riding for kids
Amy
Massive local park perfect for a stroll around the lake.
Andrew
Really beautiful park,2 lakes with wildlife, a cafe, playground, and a great view of the CBD from the top of t…
2. Sydney Park
2. Sydney Park
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60 local reviews
David
David
A large park with a lake, Cafe and big childrens play ground and bike riding for kids
Amy
Amy
Massive local park perfect for a stroll around the lake.
Andrew
Andrew
Really beautiful park,2 lakes with wildlife, a cafe, playground, and a great view of the CBD from the top of the hill.
3. Centennial Parklands Equestrian Centre
3. Centennial Parklands Equestrian Centre
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6 local reviews
114-120 Lang Road, Centennial Park
Closing soon
(02) 9332 2809
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Kerry
it's my go -to park, it’s the lungs of the city and so peaceful. To explore the park you can choose to walk o…
Leonie
Want to go horse riding? You can do it just a short bus trip from here in the beautiful Centennial Parklands i…
Suz
Horse riding hire
3. Centennial Parklands Equestrian Centre
3. Centennial Parklands Equestrian Centre
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6 local reviews
114-120 Lang Road, Centennial Park
Closing soon
(02) 9332 2809
Kerry
Kerry
it's my go -to park, it’s the lungs of the city and so peaceful. To explore the park you can choose to walk or hire a bicycle but I feel th…
Leonie
Leonie
Want to go horse riding? You can do it just a short bus trip from here in the beautiful Centennial Parklands in the early morning with mist …
Suz
Suz
Horse riding hire
4. Narrabeen Lakes
4. Narrabeen Lakes
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19 local reviews
Narrabeen Lakes
Natural featureEstablishment
Chad
Just a quick 15 minute walk to this beautiful sight, it is well worth making an afternoon out of it. Start wit…
Astrid & Junio
The Narrabeen Lagoon trail is a stunning 8.4km circuit track around Narrabeen Lakes. Completed in February 20…
Michelle
Narrabeen Lakes is a beautiful saltwater lake that opens out to the ocean. It is perfect for paddleboarding, w…
4. Narrabeen Lakes
4. Narrabeen Lakes
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19 local reviews
Narrabeen Lakes
Chad
Chad
Just a quick 15 minute walk to this beautiful sight, it is well worth making an afternoon out of it. Start with a walk around the 8km lake, …
Astrid & Junio
Astrid & Junio
The Narrabeen Lagoon trail is a stunning 8.4km circuit track around Narrabeen Lakes. Completed in February 2015, this trail has since becom…
Michelle
Michelle
Narrabeen Lakes is a beautiful saltwater lake that opens out to the ocean. It is perfect for paddleboarding, windsurfing, fishing, kayaking …
5. Limani Seafood Restaurant
5. Limani Seafood Restaurant
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7 local reviews
11 Narrabeen Street, Narrabeen
Closed now
(02) 9970 1999
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Vanessa
Spectacular views over Narrabeen lake. Modern & Traditional Seafood & modern Australian dishes.
Alex
Lakeside restaurant with great lake views and delicious food especially their specialty of seafood. Med-High p…
Michelle
Fantastic seafood and modern Australian cuisine with elevated position on the lake. Great for a special lunch …
5. Limani Seafood Restaurant
5. Limani Seafood Restaurant
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7 local reviews
11 Narrabeen Street, Narrabeen
Closed now
(02) 9970 1999
Vanessa
Vanessa
Spectacular views over Narrabeen lake. Modern & Traditional Seafood & modern Australian dishes.
Alex
Alex
Lakeside restaurant with great lake views and delicious food especially their specialty of seafood. Med-High price range but they do set cou…
Michelle
Michelle
Fantastic seafood and modern Australian cuisine with elevated position on the lake. Great for a special lunch or dinner date
6. Lakeside Thai Cuisine
6. Lakeside Thai Cuisine
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3 local reviews
1425 Pittwater Road, Narrabeen
Opening soon
(02) 9970 6766
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Michelle
Lovely outdoor dining area on the lake, delicious authentic food. Perfect for an intimate dinner or a meal wit…
Alexandra & Steven
It's not expensive and if you sit at the back of the restaurant, you have a stunning view to the Narrabeen lak…
Michelle
Lovely outdoor dining area on the lake, delicious authentic food. Perfect for an intimate dinner or a meal wit…
6. Lakeside Thai Cuisine
6. Lakeside Thai Cuisine
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3 local reviews
1425 Pittwater Road, Narrabeen
Opening soon
(02) 9970 6766
Michelle
Michelle
Lovely outdoor dining area on the lake, delicious authentic food. Perfect for an intimate dinner or a meal with the kids.
Alexandra & Steven
Alexandra & Steven
It's not expensive and if you sit at the back of the restaurant, you have a stunning view to the Narrabeen lake.
Michelle
Michelle
Lovely outdoor dining area on the lake, delicious authentic food. Perfect for an intimate dinner or a meal with the kids.
7. Chinese Garden of Friendship
7. Chinese Garden of Friendship
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10 local reviews
Pier Street, Darling Harbour
Closing soon
(02) 9240 8888
ParkCafeFood
abbey
Built according to Taoist principles, the Chinese Garden of Friendship is usually an oasis of tranquillity – a…
Robert
The Chinese Gardens are a beautiful and serene place. With koi carp swimming in the lakes and a Teahouse servi…
Robert
The Chinese Gardens are a beautiful and serene place. With koi carp swimming in the lakes and a Teahouse servi…
7. Chinese Garden of Friendship
7. Chinese Garden of Friendship
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10 local reviews
Pier Street, Darling Harbour
Closing soon
(02) 9240 8888
abbey
abbey
Built according to Taoist principles, the Chinese Garden of Friendship is usually an oasis of tranquillity – although construction noise fro…
Robert
Robert
The Chinese Gardens are a beautiful and serene place. With koi carp swimming in the lakes and a Teahouse serving Chinese tea and dim sum, it…
Robert
Robert
The Chinese Gardens are a beautiful and serene place. With koi carp swimming in the lakes and a Teahouse serving Chinese tea and dim sum, it…
8. Bicentennial Park - Glebe
8. Bicentennial Park - Glebe
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14 local reviews
ParkEstablishment
Cindy
Bicentennial Park is a diverse natural asset combining the Badu Mangroves wetlands on Homebush Bay with 40 hec…
anthony
"Bicentennial Park is a diverse natural park combining the Badu Mangroves wetlands, with 40 hectares of beauti…
Carl
Great harbour-side park
8. Bicentennial Park - Glebe
8. Bicentennial Park - Glebe
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14 local reviews
Cindy
Cindy
Bicentennial Park is a diverse natural asset combining the Badu Mangroves wetlands on Homebush Bay with 40 hectares of beautiful parklands i…
anthony
anthony
"Bicentennial Park is a diverse natural park combining the Badu Mangroves wetlands, with 40 hectares of beautiful parklands featuring gentle…
Carl
Carl
Great harbour-side park
9. Lake Parramatta Reserve
9. Lake Parramatta Reserve
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3 local reviews
28 Bourke St, North Parramatta
Open now
(02) 9806 5000
ParkNatural featurePoint of interest
Konrad
Its a wildlife refuge and you can walk the trails past waterfall down to the stunning Lake where you can swim…
Nat
Lake Parramatta Reserve is a 73 hectare bushland and parkland reserve located within two kilometres of the Par…
Venkatesh
Good for nature walk
9. Lake Parramatta Reserve
9. Lake Parramatta Reserve
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3 local reviews
28 Bourke St, North Parramatta
Open now
(02) 9806 5000
Konrad
Konrad
Its a wildlife refuge and you can walk the trails past waterfall down to the stunning Lake where you can swim.
Nat
Nat
Lake Parramatta Reserve is a 73 hectare bushland and parkland reserve located within two kilometres of the Parramatta central business distr…
Venkatesh
Venkatesh
Good for nature walk