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Watson's Bay

Watson's Bay, Sydney | New South Wales, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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Watson's Bay, Sydney | New South Wales, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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Watson's Bay is a pleasant area for walking around the headland, walking down the coast to Bondi, or swimming at one of the harbour beaches. It will be very busy on weekends. Get there by ferry or bus and stay until sunset as you will...More

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did a family trip to Watson’s Bay. Great way to see the harbour and the highlights of Sydney. Lovely location to view the heads of the harbour.

Thank JLyster
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Check your bill they automatically add in a large tip. There is a very extensive menu so if you are a seafood lover you will find something there

Thank Rod054
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Watson’s Bay was lovely but almost overrated. I would prefer Manly but the kids love the cruise anyway.

Thank Mod P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Caught a very crowded ferry there to find enormous crowds and queues at Watson's Bay eateries so went to The Gap and attempted to walk to South Head. Unfortunately the cliff-top walk ends suddenly due to a military base. Frustrating, so caught the next ferry...More

Thank Firsttimecruiser52
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great, quiet little place. This is one of the best kept secrets on NSW. It has a very long esplanade with accommodation right on the beach. We stayed at one of several caravan parks on offer, all with sea views. Off-season prices were...More

Thank Meladee S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come to Watson’s Bay either by Sydney ferries (which you can take from Circular Quay wharf, or take a bus. Here, you must go see the GAP, just a five minutes walk from Watsons Bay wharf. If you like to take Long walks, you can...More

Thank Emmanuel N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bay and beach area near the express ferry to Manly. There’s shade and several restaurants and coffee shops to enjoy. We stayed at the beach for a short while and the bay is very picturesque.

Thank debsi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at Watsons Bay Tea Rooms for lunch (lovely food and less crowded than closer to jetty). Nice views at the top of the hill at the Sydney Harbour National Park Gap Bluff. Nice coastal walk. Easy walk to the Heads to the Lightkeeper's Cottage....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i was visiting my daughter and she wanted to take me on a tour of the coast and her new favourite place Watson Bay, it's a very charming little place with great views of Sydney harbour albeit from a distance,there's a nice little restaurant in...More

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Response from Alice W | Reviewed this property |
Wharf 6 and watch the monitor for A or B side. Not sure about time. You can use Opal Card.
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