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Kyle Bay, New South Wales

Kyle Bay is a suburb in southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Kyle Bay is located 19 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the Municipality of Kogarah and is part of the St George area.

Kyle Bay takes its name from the bay that sits on the northern shore of the Georges River. It is a tiny, picturesque suburb around this bay and Harness Cask Point. Kyle Bay is surrounded by the suburbs of Blakehurst, South Hurstville and Connells Point. Kangaroo Point sits on the opposite bank of the Georges River. It is 7 km west of Botany Bay and 12 km north-west of the Cronulla surfing beaches.

History

Kyle Bay was named after local shipbuilder Robert Kyle (or Coile). The land around Kyle Bay was originally granted by the Crown to Robert Kyle and James Merriman on 9th November 1853. Kyle Parade and Merriman Street are named in their honour. Legacy House is a historic estate on the eastern shore of Kyle Bay.

Commercial Area

A small group of shops is located on Kyle Parade, on the corner of Merriman Street. Blakehurst Bowling Club sits on the southern shore of Kyle Bay, beside Merriman Reserve. It features a restaurant called Zippo's on the Bay.

Landmarks

This leafy suburb is graced with scenic riverside parks and reserves including Merriman Reserve and Donnelly Reserve.

  • Kyle Bay, Harness Cask Point
  • Legacy House
  • Blakehurst Bowling Club

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