Balmain Tourism

Balmain, New South Wales is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, Australia. Balmain is located 6 km west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the Inner West Council. It sits on a small peninsula that juts out of Sydney Harbour, directly opposite Milson's Point. It is located on the Balmain peninsula surrounded by Port Jackson, adjacent to the suburbs of Rozelle to the south-west, Birchgrove to the north-west, and Balmain East to the east. Iron Cove sits on the western side of the peninsula, with White Bay on the south-east side and Mort Bay on the north-east side. Traditionally Blue Collar, Balmain was where the industrial roots of the Trade Unionist movement began. It has become established in Australian working-class culture and history, due to being the place where the Australian Labor Party formed in 1891 and its social history and status is of high cultural significance to both Sydney and New South Wales. Although these days the Green Party has much support from those who live in the area.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Balmain, Australia. Explore Balmain travel guide before you plan your trip here. After your splendid visit to Balmain, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Sydney. Sydney is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Sydney Opera House, Sydney Tower, The Rocks. Popular vacation packages of Balmain are of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Balmain before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.58 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 29.31 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.99 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.74 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11.65 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.14 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 19.85 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Balmain for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Balmain.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.78 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.85 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.99 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.48 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 24.83 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.48 (Low)
    • Attacks 34.81 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.9 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.33 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.57 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.39 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.39 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Balmain is 179.48 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.17 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.07 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 26.64 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.04 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.71 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.49 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.18 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 106.68 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Balmain

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.36 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 67.44 USD

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