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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
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Recently had a great day relaxing over lunch at Watsons Bay after catching the Sydney Ferry for a cruise around the Bay

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Barwon Heads, Australia
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Barefoot Bay, FL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is pretty here. And it offers good, scenic views. But it really is just another bay --- with an interesting history.

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Barwon Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently had a great day relaxing over lunch at Watsons Bay after catching the Sydney Ferry for a cruise around the Bay

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I may be biased as m parents used to take my sister and I for outings here when we were kids I loved running around the park and swimming in he sheltered beach while my parents drank beer in the beer garden It is a very special place and now you can get the ferry there is an extra dimension.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Caught a ferry to Watson Bay and had a lovely time walking around the coastline. The views of Sydney and the harbour were amazing. No trip here is complete without having Doyles fish and chips. My wife isn't the fittest person but she still enjoyed the trek up to the point.

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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recommended by the hotel owner in Sydney. Travelled by bus. Lovely place to walk around. Great safe sandy beaches and stunning views. Ferry journey back to Circular Quay was a bonus.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved loved loved Watsons Bay.. Me and my hubby spent hours walking along the pristine beaches, a must for any first time visitors such as us

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This beach has many yachts, its an ok beach but not as nice as Manly Beach. However, any beach in Sydney is refreshing on a very hot day in Sydney.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Watson's Bay and either of the two restaurants at the end of the pier are must visits while in the greater Sydney Harbor area. The food is great and while it can be a bit touristy, it is still one of the best Sunday day trips there is. Always enjoy eating and then wading in the water and sitting comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely location, accessed by the ferry from Circular Quay. There is a great park and lovely beaches. The best thing about Watson's has to be Doyle's seafood restaurants. There is the casual diner close to the ferry, or the up market restaurant right by the beach. Great walks too. You can also get there by bus.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little area with small beaches if you dont want big crowds. There are restaurants and a park close by. You can get the ferry to there from circular bay

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