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Steep view of bay

The road here is very steep down to the bay but from the top there is a good view of the beach and... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Yvonne D
Adelaide, Australia
Sea views and interesting sea shore

Drive down to the end of Marsh's Rd to see Ball Bay. This bay is filled with large,dark, black... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Hazel H
Boonah, Australia
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The caldera of an ancient volcano.
Marsh's Road, Norfolk Island 2899, Australia
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Yet another beautiful bay on Norfolk Island with crashing waves and lovely scenery. The fuel is delivered here and stored in large fuel tanks higher up the road. Would have loved to see the precious fuel delivered to the island by ship, aviation fuel, LPG...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mim L
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We went there on a windy day. Not a good place on a windy day! pretty spot with steep drive down to the rocky beach area. All the rocks on the beach are interesting.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 907rayg
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The road here is very steep down to the bay but from the top there is a good view of the beach and the ball shaped rocks on the shore. The fuel tanks for the islands storage are nearby also.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Yvonne D
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Once again great location with the coastline never failing to impress. Wonderful views and great photo opportunities.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 397debra
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Certainly worth driving to on your tour around the island. This is where they bring the fuel into but we've never been there when this was happening.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tripmode33
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Drive down to the end of Marsh's Rd to see Ball Bay. This bay is filled with large,dark, black, ball-shaped rocks like cannonballs. There is a fuel depot here and what appears to be a pipeline from the water's edge. There is a picnic table...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Hazel H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Ball Bay is a very beautiful picnic area which has an easy boardwalk to the beach, where you can swim in protected water,although is only suitable for cooling down and paddling as there are lots of round basalt rocks between the sandy patches.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank neville w
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We visited Ball Bay because a guide had mentioned that it was one of the best places to see a volcanic crater. It was certainly impressive. As others have said, the road down is very steep. We shared the parking spot at the end with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RandM30
Reviewed 27 September 2017

My favourite spot because it was so quiet, the rocks so interesting, the little rock pools had lots of fun creatures, and big waves. A pleasant place to take time out - the driveway down is fairly steep though! No picnic area

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AustraliaChris09
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I was intrigued for historical reasons to find Ball Bay reserve, and it did not disappoint. Quite a steep little drive down to the Bay, however it is so pretty and if you stop a while, you can imagine how this might have been for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Penelope M
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