Dramatically positioned along the cliffs of Dover Heights, this reserve is popular with dog walkers and keen fisherman.

Getting To Dover Heights / Eastern Reserve, Dover Heights

Where Is It?

Going by two names (Eastern Reserve & Dover Heights Reserve) this cliffside Park is located at the eastern end of Eastern Avenue on the eastern coastline of Dover Heights, in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs (Are we east enough yet?”). Connect to Oceanview Avenue via Old South Head Road or take Military Road to Eastern Avenue.


Buses stop along Military Road only a short walk from to the reserve. Try the 323, 333 and 380.


The closest street address is Eastern Avenue, Dover Heights NSW 2030


There is on street parking on Eastern Avenue, Lancaster Road, George Street, Bulga Road.


Google Maps Link – Eastern Reserve | Dover Heights

Things To Do

Take In The Spectacular Ocean Views (And Maybe A Spot Of Whale Watching)

Rolling out along the dramatic cliffside area of Dover Heights, this thin strip of grassland boasts spectacular views. When the season is right you can bring some binoculars and try our some whale watching, while tracks north lead to Diamond Bay and beyond towards South Head and Watsons Bay.

Eastern Reserve Coastal Walk Dover Heights

Bring The Dog For Some On Leash Fun

There’s nothing like taking care of those daily ablutions with the motion of the ocean in the background. The cliffs are fenced and there’s dog bag dispensers in the park, making this a picturesque spot for exercising your dog. Dogs are supposed to remain on leash though, so if you’re looking for off leash friendly dog parks nearby, check out the link below.

Eastern Reserve Dover Heights Sydney

A single fishing line waits for catch 30 metres below.

Cliffside Fishing For The Brave

At dawn you might find a couple of old salts on the cliff’s edge with deep lines into the ocean. Not for the faint of heart, the fortunate will be rewarded with drummer, kingfish and tailor. Make sure not to fish alone or out of your comfort zone, wear appropriate gear and obey state rules and regs.


  • Food

    Not to many options nearby.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There’s a couple of rubbish bins in the park.

  • Toilets

    No toilets at the park.

  • Can I take my dog?

    Yes! Eastern Reserve is a dog friendly (on leash) park. There are dog tidy bags available as well.

  • Can I lock my bike up?

    No bike lock ups at the park.


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