5km north of the Sydney CBD, Neutral Bay is one of the lower North Shore suburbs. Kurraba Point is in Neutral Bay and the suburbs of North Sydney, Cammeray, Milsons Point, Cremorne and Cremorne Point are nearby. Nearby Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Warringah Highway are the main routes south into the city and Military Road is the main thoroughfare. Local shopping can be found at Big Bear shopping centre. The Oaks has been the local watering hole since 1885.
Neutral Bay is served by the Neutral Bay Ferry Loop service and is about 20-25 minutes into Sydney Central by bus.