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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...more
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has some of the best views of the entrance to Sydney Harbour. During whale watching season, quite often you can see whales frolicking in the water. It has also a sad history because of its sheer cliffs. Overall worth while visiting whilst doing...More

Thank Henry V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view really is amazing but it isn't exactly safe. You can go quite high up and are located about rocks. There have been many incidents where people have climbed over and well, jumped off. It is beautiful but I think they should put more...More

Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful lookout to the water. Very steep so there are gates and such. Apparently this is the popular spot for Aussies to come to commit suicide. For that reason there are cameras and lots of Lifeline signs posted. Nice to visit none...More

Thank Courtney T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked from lighthouse to park then to tea rooms. Very beautiful also saw whale out in ocean made my day very special.

Thank akinoriisogai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some great views of the iconic Sydney harbour and some awesome cliffs to get that special photo opportunity.

Thank Duncan B
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We caught the ferry from Circular Quay to Watson’s Bay and strolled across the park to the coastal walkway. The Gap headland has spectacular views out over the ocean and back across the harbour to the CBD. We strolled along further enjoying the coastal views...More

1  Thank DeirdreDavid S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Beautiful views of the coast and the harbour as you take the trail up to the lighthouse. Lovely walk for an hour or so.

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 9 August 2018

My husband and I recently took a ferry to Watsons Bay for the purpose of experiencing the beautiful coastal walk. It was everything we expected. We are both in our 60s and found the walk quite easy. There are, however, a few steps to climb....More

2  Thank lissydaz54
Reviewed 7 August 2018

People told me to be sure to see The Gap, but I was underwhelmed when I got there. Granted, it was cold and windy, but not as dramatic as I had expected. If you have gone all the way to Watsons Bay for other reasons,...More

Thank Feistygal
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We found this place during our recent trip to watson's bay via the circular ferry. Stunning location and top spot for a picnic lunch. Perhaps avoid on a cold winters day when it can be extremely windy....and wet!

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