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Watson's Bay

Watson's Bay, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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Watson's Bay, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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"the gap"
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in 412 reviews
"south head"
in 140 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Doyles at Watson's Bay is a Sydney Institution & rightly so. Their takeaway fish & chips are the best, but equally as good is the beach front restaurant. A very civilised way to spend an afternoon.

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Reviewed yesterday

When visiting Sydney, take the time to get out on the harbour and get to Watsons Bay. When Sydney is shining...it is a very special spot.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a pleasant 20 minute ferry trip from the quays to get there.Once there take a walk up the paths for some great views of the area.There are plenty of cafes for refreshments and instead of getting the ferry back take a bus ride.It's much...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As I “must do” with friends when they visit us, we’ve been here at least twenty times over the past 5 years We took the ferry from Circular Quay, luckily we were at the front of the queue as the boat was too small meaning...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Take the ferry over and drop into Doyles for a coffee and a pastry. Super friendly. Walk along the beach and walk to the cove to the left of the ferry. Beautiful area and views on the way.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, What an amazing view! Fab visit just for the beach/boat view. Nice little bay but avoid Doyle’s on the beach as pretentious.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick walk from the ferry terminal you can get a great view of the coastline that forms the South Head. Well worth the walk up the hill.

Thank Radarz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Watson's Bay has plenty of waterside restaurants and bars to hang out at and enjoy the views. Grab a bite and a few drinks before walking along the beach or through the nearby park.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little bay. Lovely beach with lots of moored boats. Avoid the overpriced restaurants, take picnic and sit on the beach. Lovely harbour cruise to there on the ferries.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Head to Watson's Bay for Lunch at the pier or the famous Doyle's on the beach. It's a very picturesque spot with a view of downtown Sydney in the distance. The food is exceptional at either place. Be sure to check the ferry schedule so...More

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7 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.
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