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Very good place to watch the boats and have a picnic

easy water to this place from Watson Bay (about 20 mins) lots of places to sit and nice walk... read more

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Hornby Lighthouse

It's my first time in Sydney/Australia and I love this city. One of my best days was at Hornby... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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Victoria Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited Watson's Bay on a sunny day and walked to the Hornsby lighthouse to see the South Head. A great walk along the cliff from Stains followed by a swim in Camp Cove and finally fish and chips in Doyle's to round off a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

easy water to this place from Watson Bay (about 20 mins) lots of places to sit and nice walk slightly undulating .

Thank ptrabant
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

It's my first time in Sydney/Australia and I love this city. One of my best days was at Hornby lighthouse because it is so beautiful. We took many wonderful pictures. It is a noce place for a picnic or just to enjoy the life.

Thank rolandhahn1
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Nice and easy to get to with an amazing view of the Heads. Really enjoyed the trail and this was a great spot for photos and to take it all in.

Thank Shaun T
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great walk around the bluff to see the light house and where the harbor meets the ocean. Very enjoyable to watch the world go by or get inspired to sea kayak. The paths are paved with some steps.

Thank jdwhitemaui
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The historic lighthouse is looking ok but you can't go inside. The lighthouse keeper's cottage may be more interesting. The spot is brilliant, though, views up the harbour to the city as well as out over the ocean. I've even seen dolphins playing in the...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Great location and views and nicely kept, however very disappointing that you can't actually go into the lighthouse itself - just walk around the base and climb a few stairs to a door that is riveted shut.

Thank Firsttimecruiser52
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend making your way to Hornsby Light House. Just up from Watson’s Bay this is a nice stroll with family young and old. Wondering views of Sydney CBD and water ways leading into Sydney Harbour. I don’t recommend taking a stroller so if...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Hopefully Hornby Lighthouse will soon be refurbished and the faded tourist signs updated. If the weather is really windy it's dangerous walking around this area of South Head Heritage Trail.

Thank Jade0077
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

A very enjoyable easy grade walk takes you to this incredible lighthouse which is one of the few working light houses in New South Wales. Though the walk is easy grade it is not suitable for wheel chairs.

Thank Wswrbb2018
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The walk up to the lighthouse is lovely. When you reach the lighthouse itself the views are incredible and the place is so peaceful. Well worth the trip

Thank Secretana
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