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Watson's Bay

Watson's Bay, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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“the gap” (321 reviews)
“fish and chips” (387 reviews)
“south head” (130 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Watson's Bay, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful but small parks with huge trees you can enjoy your fish and chips under, or sit on the benches provided. Pub and restaraunts, plus a small café in the far corner, lovely day out but gets very busy.

Thank bobbitt123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caught the ferry from Circular Quay to Watson Bay and ate a whiting meal at Doyle's cafe on the jetty. There is a wide variety of seafood meals available and are purchased from the take away counter and must be paid for in cash. There...More

Thank Gingerchook
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited recently by ferry. Taking the ferry is probably the best way to get there although you can drive if you wish. The ferry allows more free time to get in the most of the views and the atmosphere. It's a great area for...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can drive or take the bus to Watson's Bay, but we opted to take the ferry from Circular Quay, which was lovely. We loved the beautiful and scenic cliffs at The Gap and enjoyed wandering around the trails there. The views are quite breathtaking....More

Thank nickelcitygirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will enjoy this place .It offers great scenic walks great place for seafood eatery .the famous Gap .you get there by ferry or bus

Thank luckiee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Watson Bay using the ferry in September. It was extremley windy on theday of our visit andthesmallharbour looked stunningthe viewback to Sydney isalso amazing. We took advantage of the take away arae of Doyels Fishand Chips and were not disappointed the fish was barramundi...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its fun, quick, windy 30min ferry ride from Syd Harbor. Watson's Bay has a very basic 1 mile hike(not really a hike) to absolutely stunning sunset views. Wear comfortable shoes, do wear/carry jackets as it gets really windy at times. Sunset was totally worth it....More

Thank Navbha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get the Ferry out here then pick a place to eat - you can see them all from the wharf. Enjoy your fish then head up to the lighthouse for a nice short walk and beautiful views

Thank Baxie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vist Watsons Bay by ferry on hop on hop off and have luch or dinner , dine in or take way a must for sea food lovers , fish and chips to die for or have a seafood platter - wow

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ferry was clean and swift and always great to be on Sydney Harbour whilst travelling to our lunch destination.

Thank Helen O
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8 January 2017|
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Response from Alice W | Reviewed this property |
Wharf 6 and watch the monitor for A or B side. Not sure about time. You can use Opal Card.