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Watson's Bay

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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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One of Sydney's nicest spots

A wonderful place. Great views, wonderful food and just the place to relax and enjoy the wonderful views back to Sydney.

Reviewed 12 November 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

A wonderful place. Great views, wonderful food and just the place to relax and enjoy the wonderful views back to Sydney.

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Felt like a secret discovery but its a tourist spot! Beautiful small beach . Clean and safe. Lovely little fishing village. Loved it here

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Watson's Bay, Sydney Harbour, makes a great spot for a relaxing day by the water. We rode on ferry. from Circular Quay and enjoyed the views. At Watson's Bay we walked up to the Gap for some photographs of the coastline before lunch at the famous Doyle's Restaurant. Some of the activities available include paddle boarding and safe swimming area.

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Reviewed 10 November 2015

Catch a ferry from Circular Quay to Watson's Bay. Lovely little town, grab a bite to eat, relax on the beaches or sit in the park and watch the world go by! Great place to wander around beautiful coastal views.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

We took the catarmaran ferry to Watson's Bay and then did the walk through Shark Bay to Rose Bay. The views of the city were stunning. I would love to be there on New Years Eve as to see the fireworks from there would be amazing. The beaches were stunning. I would do this walk again and again.

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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Took the ferry, quay 4 from Circular Quay, and returned on the 380 bus to see Bondi Beach. Great fish and chips, lovely walk to the left to see the North and South cliff Heads which make the entrance to Sydney Harbour. Some good bird life, clean beaches, beautiful houses and gardens. Generally peaceful and nice to maintain that peace... More 

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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Beautiful&cozy beach. Development project is underway so nobody is sure of future... Really recommend trail course and gap park toward Tasman sea.

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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Went to watsons bay with my family early morning and must say very quite isolated beautful place. Just opposite the wharf , there is a kids playarea in the park and my 3 yr old made the most of it.............. my and wife sat near the harbour and were admiring a very small quite scenic place .....must say its not... More 

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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Its awesome place, quite, peaceful. Amazing view, if u r photographer, a great place to take pics with all zoom features of your camera. We went there by ferry from circular quay, its 30 minutes ferry & view from ferry is worth capturing. Fish @ watson bay is worth trying. We spent 5 hours at the place.Took coastal walk ,... More 

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Reviewed 7 November 2015

Catch the ferry from Circular Quay & arrive at Watson's Bay for a great seafood lunch whether it's at the arrival wharf or at the hotel close by. You can BYO or buy onsite but the view is sensational.

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