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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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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... read more

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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

South heads great walks and places to eat - my son decided to get married in the park nearby it's that good

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch on the waterfront. Many restaurants to chose your cuisine. The fish and chips are a must to go with a very generous bloody marry. We walked to the top of the hill and could see surrounding towns and seascapes-very beautiful. A must see on the Sydney visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You must make it a point to visit in the late afternoon and enjoy the sunset with Doyle's Fish n Chips and Liquid as you prefer. All are available. Enjoy the Sunset. you would love it.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked up at the eastern extremity of the harbour is Watson's Bay. A quiet little cove with a real village environment. Beautiful clifftop walks, lovely parks to sit and relax along with quality eateries are there to savour. Browse through the lovely little streets and admire the old and new homes. Access is easy with a short ferry ride from... More 

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