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“Must see in Sydney - walk on the trails”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Gap Park

The Gap Park
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Sydney Uncut: Sydneysider Experience with Local Sites and Beach Private Tour
Ranked #59 of 470 things to do in Sydney
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Owner description: When international director and closet ghoul Alfred Hitchcock visited Sydney in the sixties this was his infamous point of reference. Locals know, and tourists do not, that this is the last stop for the desperate few, it also a beautiful location for a spectacular scenic cliff top walk that begins at The Gap Park.
Sydney
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“Must see in Sydney - walk on the trails”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2012

Best views for free.

Take a ferry across from Circular Quay to Watsons bay to complete the experience.

Visited November 2012
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“Spectacular land and sea scape”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012

A scenic drive or bus ride from town through upper class suburbs of Sydney. Located on the South Head of Sydney Harbour retains all it's natural beauty. Watson's Bay Park across the road, famous Doyles seafood restaurant as well as the Watson's Bay Hotel and Camp Cove is nearby.

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Melbourne, Australia
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“Great walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012

In a recent visit to Sydney, we took a bus from Circular Quay out to the Gap park and enjoyed the walk along the cliff top. View across the ocean is excellent with many photo opportunities. The path is very good - suitable for all visitors. We walked from the Macquarie Lighthouse (you can't miss it from the bus) to The Gap Park, then joined onto the walk out to South Head and back to Watson's Bay where we caught the ferry back to Circular Quay. All-up this took 3-4 hours, but with a few stops along the way. Can imagine that the view from The Gap Park of the Sydney-Hobart yacht race on Boxing Day would be very good as the boats exit Sydney Heads and head South. When visiting Sydney, this is recommended as a nice walk.

Visited December 2012
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“Breath taking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

I love The Gap- the force of the waves is amazing and the view of the horizon is something else. I have seen whales breeching in the distance- bring your binocs and look for the puff of 'steam' prior to them breaking the surface of the water. Plus you get to experience a bit of the bush at the top. Bring a picnic too :) However there are some very nice restaurants down the road at Watsons Bay- they tend to get a bit packed in the summer- as does the ferry! BTW The Gap is 'famous' as a suicide spot in Australia- but don't let that put you off- in recent years they have increased the number of fences etc so you can't really 'fall' over the edge nowadays.

Visited June 2012
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“What a view!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

From the harbour to the ocean, this park has fabulous views and great opportunities for photos. It's a good place to take a picnic!

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