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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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Nice for a Ferry ride and lunch

We took the Ferry form the Quay and it was a beautiful ride past the Opera House and then into Watson's Bay. Had lunch, got to pet Sean a 11 week old pet sheep and walked on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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La Mesa, California
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La Mesa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the Ferry form the Quay and it was a beautiful ride past the Opera House and then into Watson's Bay. Had lunch, got to pet Sean a 11 week old pet sheep and walked on the beach. Just a wonderful trip but didn't get out to the lighthouse.

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Torquay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Watsons Bay is a beautiful little bay that seems a fair way from busy Sydney. It is a 30 minute ferry ride...great fun...and then a good feed of fish and chips at the iconic shop on the wharf. We loved it...small and easy to do in half a day or less.

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Thank rodc577
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a great sunny day. We stopped at Rose Bay (bit boring) but Watson had a walk we could do with great views. Some great cafes, park, and wharf. Great place for a cruisy sunny day.

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Asia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the place at least 3 times as w e enjoy the peaceful and pleasant park and ferry ride to Watsons Bay. After a nice lunch at Doyles, take a stroll up the steps toward the Gap, a popular local attraction. The views is amazing, you get the ocean vie as well the city skyline during a clear day.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We caught the ferry from Circular Quay to Watsons Bay on Sunday, and did the walk around South Head and up to the lighthouse. Bought some sensational beer battered fish and some chips at the Watsons Bay Hotel for lunch and ate them in the park opposite, then caught the ferry back to Circular Quay. It's an easy walk up... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice place with a view on the city of Sydney and the see in the other side. If you have an opportunity to try the sea food there i highly recommend you to.

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Thank benthedede
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit on a day that's cool and without rain. Recommend Doyles to have lunch or dinner - seafood type of meals

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to visit. Beautiful and amazing view during the walk to the light house. Nice beaches!

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Thank HasanAkrham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner took me here because Id never been here before but its definitly worth the visit of you want to get good photographs of the city skyline and the beach which is up a hill

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from Watson's Bay is breathtaking. The clean beach, beautiful sea and nice blue sky. It was a short 15min walk from the wharf and the walk towards the lighthouse is very enjoyable. If you have some time, you can sit on one of the rocks and enjoy the cooling seabreeze - very therapeutic. I took a nice ferry... More 

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