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“Quite simply stunning views.”
Review of Watson's Bay

Watson's Bay
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

When you board the ferry for watson's bay at circular key's for the first time it is something akin to a young child going into a sweetshop for the very first time with his mother and being told to pick a sweet, except one sweet is never enough, and this is what it is like when you visit watson's bay. When the ferry pulls in at the landing stage you are greeted with a view of a small beach to your left as you dock, with a beach which has golden sand and quite simply clear water which on a nice day just lap's up the shoreline, plenty of small and medium sized boats abound the shoreline and cove. On the shore you have both Doyle's eating establishments, one alongside the wharf as you step off the ferry and the other one just a little bit further on to your left, you can cross the road and then enter a park which has a drinking fountain sited as you enter the park, this has a facility that allow's you to refill your water bottle, which is a very good thing to do on a hot day, you can now proceed through the park which has quite a steep climb to the top of the park, and if you cross the road and climb up the concrete steps(20 to25) you will then be greeted with a quite magnificent view of the Gap, where the cruise ships as well as other ships come through on their way to Sydney harbour) the ocean views are quite stunning. When you are next in Sydney if you have not already visited Watson's Bay then please take the trouble to visit, you will not be dissapointed I can promise you that much.

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Reviewed December 12, 2012

Take the ferry and walk to the light house. Great views of the entrance to Sydney Harbour. Then take the bus to Bondi beach and enjoy the surfers.

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

We had a map from our hotel of a walk around the point, starting at the Watsons Bay ferry terminal and continuing around to The Bluffs on the other side of the point. It took five times as long as it should have because we kept having to stop to photograph the fantastic views! Mind the nudist beach on the way out!

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

Hubby and I together with our boys (age 5 and 7) drove to the bay on a lovely Saturday afternoon around 4pm and had tea of a seafood platter at Doyles on the Wharf. Hubby also enjoyed the local brew, Doyles Fisherman's Lager. After enjoying the beautiful view we strolled towards the playground which occupied the boys a good while. We also drove towards Camp Cove and took a relaxing walk towards Hornby Lighthouse and back. Breathtaking views of the cliffs and sea. A definite good day out with the kids. Will remember to bring their swimmers next time because the waters looked inviting.

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Reviewed December 6, 2012

Took a lovely ferry ride with a friend from Circular Quay to Watson's Bay to enjoy fish and chips on the wharf at Doyle's takeaway. $17.90 for the whiting fillets with salad and chips with a beautiful dressing. Delicious and an affordable way to enjoy a little taste of Doyle's. Bought a generous glass of SSB to accompany my fish. Would definitely do this again.

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