Dawn Fraser Baths is a tidal harbour baths located at the end of Fitzroy Avenue in Balmain. The main access point is via the stairs in Elkington Park but there is also a steep road that allows for car access down to water level for those with mobility issues within the Fitzroy Avenue Reserve.  

At water level there two dedicated disability parking spots available located within Fitzroy Avenue Reserve. From this point it is approximately 60m to the front entrance on mostly flat ground. For additional directions, please download the accessible parking instructions pdf (PDF 1MB).

Access into the water is via stairs or ladders. The number of steps required to enter the water varies upon the tide. Should you need assistance to enter or exit the water please contact the centre prior to your visit by calling (02) 9392 5400 or by emailing us at

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Page last updated: 29 Sep 2022