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Lyne Park

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Lyne Park is located on the Sydney Harbour foreshore along New South Head Road, Rose Bay. The park provides a range of local and regional recreational opportunities, access to a commercial seaplane base and provides access to commercial and public ferry services.

Access

Facilities

  • Public toilets
  • Basketball court
  • Boat ramp
  • Sports ground
  • Floodlights for training
  • Playground
  • Lyne Park Tennis Centre – Ph: 9371 7122
  • Woollahra Sailing Club
  • A restaurant and a cafe
  • Rose Bay seaplane base
  • Rose Bay RSL Club

Things to do

  • Playing sports
  • Walk a dog (see below)
  • Sit and relax
  • Enjoy the views of the harbour
  • Launch a boat or kayak
  • Enjoy the shaded playground

History

Reclaimed from tidal sand flats in 1902 to form a 14 acre (5.6 ha.) reserve named in honour of Sir William Lyne, the N.S.W. Premier from 1899 to 1901. In 1905, 8 acres (3.2 ha.) at the east end was revoked for use as a recreation oval for the Navy. In 1938, a flying boat base was established on this ground - the first flight to England leaving 5 July , 1938 (Short 'Empire' class, Cooee, VH-ABF). The last commercial flight was on 10 September, 1974 to Lord Howe Island. The base was subsequently demolished and returned to parkland.

Plans of management

Download the Lyne Park Plan of Management:

Park layout

Dogs

Dogs are permitted on a leash at all times and unleashed between 3.30pm - 10.30am.

Irrigation

Bore water used

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