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Watson's Bay, Sydney | New South Wales, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Plus a great ferry ride! Beware of the seagulls - they enjoy the fish and chips as much as the humans.

Thank 22Senior_travels
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were Recommended to visit Watson Bay for its tranquility and a good fish and chips shop Doyle. We did try and it was worthy our limited time and effort to buy the tickets to get there. It is not a huge place but got...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could while away the hours just enjoying the view and tranquilty. Beautiful bay with beautiful views. Well worth a visit. Easily accessible by ferry but be aware the last ferry back to the city is quite early (but theres always the bus). Great starting point...More

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here by bus from Bondi Beach. Watson’s bay hotel and restaurant great food and views and also a must is Doyle’s restaurant or cafe for a seafood basket or fish and chips. Also walks up to lighthouse.

Thank sue212016
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant ferry ride moved us to Watson's Bay, where we had lunch and hiked up to the Tasman Sea overlook, and to the Dunbar wreckage's anchor. Next we climbed the many stairs for a higher view. All very beautiful

Thank colokelly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I went and weather wasn't great but it was still worth a visit. It is good seafood and the best bit is a short walk straight off the ferry takes you to the Gap. A few stairs but not difficult. The views...More

Thank Cath131313
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got there on the ferry, very easy, had fish and chips at Doyle's. It was lovely, busy but very efficient service.

Thank Melchiot
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Watsons Bay many times and it always gladdens my heart. The central Park is great for family picnics and the Watsons Bay Hotel is a great way to spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Great fish and chips and a big...More

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I am sure that Watsons Bay and its pubs and fish and chips are great for the locals, its not something that I would recommend for visitors to Sydney. There are many far more interesting things to spend your time and effort on.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Watsons bay has taken a piece of my heart with it as I left the the bay and bid the stars goodbye. I took the 4pm ferry and thought that I would be disappointed with just spending such a short hour there before the sky...More

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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.