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Watson's Bay

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Address: Watson's Bay, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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We only tried the pub which is very open and I nice place to meet. There is an upstairs place to sit. If you walk a short distance through the park you can visit the cliffs to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Forbesy66
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only tried the pub which is very open and I nice place to meet. There is an upstairs place to sit. If you walk a short distance through the park you can visit the cliffs to the Pacific Ocean. They are worth a look.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here on a whim when we had some extra time on a Sunday. The ferry was late picking us up from Sydney. When we arrived there were swarms of people waiting in line to take the ferry back to Sydney - standing in the sun with no covering. We walked through the park by the pier and then stumbled... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're in Sydney it's totally worth to spend at least half a day in Watsons Bay. It's easily accessible by ferry, departing from Circular Quay. It's a short 25min ride til you get there. As a bonus, in case you haven't done yet, you can enjoy awesome views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, especially on the way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we walked to the bay area .it was really lovey and what amazing houses and scenery on the way.i would have loved to live here.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great beach with easy access, clean water. Great views back towards the city. Fabulous food at the Watson's Bay Hotel although it was super busy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's s great trip from circular key on the ferry to Watson s bay I never tire of the amazing Sydney harbour and the view from the ferry is transfixing ,,, watsons bay is stunning calm water that you and young children can swim in soft white sand quiet streets beautiful little and big houses , it is accesssble by... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice and clean bay with lots of boats and good to walk as well with decebt bay view. Good decent and friendly sydney people.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The bay is really for the younger crowd, but we enjoyed walking about and talked with friendly local people at beach... had the best chips and beer at local brewery.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My New Year's 1st Sunday was well spent at the Watson's Bay with stunning harbour & Sydney Skyline views and gorgeous beaches, It's a great place to enjoy stunning views of the coast on one side.It offers a few coastal walk opportunities too. Located just couple of Km's up North from the iconic Bondi Beach. Remember to cherish Fish &... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though Watson's Bay is small, it is worth the visit. It is only a short ferry ride from Circular Quay and even if you (like me) are not keen on ferries, the time passes so quickly. There are wonderful views of the city and if you are fortunate enough to go there at sunset, you will be amazed at... More 

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