A sportsfield along the coast with great views, it’s a pretty nice place for a kick around.

Getting To Hugh Bamford Reserve, North Bondi

Where Is It?

Hugh Bamford Reserve is located on Military Road near O’Donnell Street and is best accessed from Blair Street.


The 380 stops nearby on Military Road.


The nearest street address is Military Road, North Bondi NSW 2026


There is a small carpark at Hugh Bamford Reserve and some limited streetside parking on Military Road and Wentworth Avenue.


Google Maps Link – Hugh Bamford Reserve | North Bondi

Things To Do

Kick A Ball Around The Hugh Bamford Sportsfield

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, with views towards Bondi, this is a unique place to kick a ball around. Line markings can be made by arrangement, and there are floodlights. Bookings cost $34 an hour contact Council on venuehire@waverley.nsw.gov.au or telephone 9083 8300.

Hugh Bamford Reserve Amphitheatre

The amphitheatre is a calm place to sit while the dogs have a sniff.

Bring The Dogs For Some Off Leash Dog Walking

Hugh Bamford Reserve combines on and off leash dog walking zones. Dogs should be kept clear of the playing fields when there’s a gsme on, but they are free to roam off leash in other areas of the park. The eleveated aspect means the views are amazing, with decent space to roam around, and the fenced coastal side means theres no danger of losing your pooch in the drink!

Hugh Bamford Reserve Views North Bondi

Hire The Hugh Bamford Reserve Hall

The hall is available for hire and is suitable for indoor classes and activities as well as small functions. Contact Council for enquiries email: venuehire@waverley.nsw.gov.au or telephone 9083 8300.

Eastern Reserve Dog Friendly Dover Heights

Dover Heights Reserve to the north is better for whale watching

Is Hugh Bamford Reserve Good For Whale Watching?

Though it’s elevated along the cliffs the fence along the eastern end doesn’t lend itself to a great whale watching experience. In truth, there are better spots along Sydney’s Eastern Coast. If you want to find out more, check out the link below:


  • Food

    There’s not too much nearby but head down to Campbell Street in North Bondi and you’ll find options near the beach.

  • Rubbish Bins

    Yes there are rubbish bins in the park.

  • Toilets

    There are toilets at the hall but if you don’t have access to them the closest are all the way down at North Bondi Park near the SLSC.

  • Can I take my dog?

    Yes, dogs are welcome in the park on leash.

  • Can I lock my bike up

    There are no bike lock ups in the park but you could probably lock them up to a fence.


Biddigal Park North Bondi Sydney

Biddigal Park | North Bondi

Just behind North Bondi Beach, Biddigal Park has a small playground, shaded tables and benches and a sloping grass area near the beach and pool.

Rodney Reserve Dover Heights Sydney

Rodney Reserve | Dover Heights

Similar to Hugh Bamford Reserve, Rodney Reserve is a flat playing field with ocean views. It also features a playground.


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