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Watson's Bay

Watson's Bay, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Watson's Bay, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

The well-known fish and chip is just OK. You can get much better seafood somewhere else. There are two fish and chip restaurants. The one farther away from the shore is more expensive but the view is not hood. The one next to the beach...More

Thank Chong Ho Y
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

The ferry ride from Darling Harbor to Watson's Bay is an experience in and of itself. You get to see the Sydney Opera House from almost every angle! The fish and chips at Watson's Bay is exceptional and plentiful. You need cash; they don't take...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 19 December 2015

nice place to catch a different view of Sydney from its ,most East side. Easy access by public transport which I suggest as most of the time there is no way to find free parking. Famous Doyles fish and chips or the first Doyles Restaurant...More

Thank Vukobrat
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Any trip to Sydney should have a ferry ride to beautiful Watson's Bay as the top of the bucket-list. Spending a gentle afternoon watching the harbour from the deservedly famous Watson's Bay pub, slurping a cold bottle of wine, is as close as anyone will...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2015

A lovely place to spend a lazy afternoon walking along the beach and cliffs. Stopover at Doyles for some seafood and continue walking to Gap Park for endless view of the sea.

Thank AmyL17
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Watsons Bay is a very beautiful place to visit. You can get a ferry from The Circular Quay to get there. I have been there 4 times and always enjoyed my visit.Beautiful beach ! You get beautiful harbour views from the Wharf.Walk to The Gap...More

Thank Deeshy
Reviewed 16 December 2015

If you are a local Sydney sider or from overseas or just visiting from out of town, Watson Bay is a great place to visit. We came across on the ferry from Circular Quay and then walked up through the pretty Robinson Park to The...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Highly recommend taking the Watson's Bay ferry from Circular Quay to get a great harbour experience. Excellent seafood at the various Doyle's restaurants: I find the hotel overpriced but up to you. I recommend the "take-away" on the ferry dock. Order and collect food then...More

Thank brushie1
Reviewed 15 December 2015

When you get the ferry from circular key it's a lovely trip when you get there it's a Mecca for fish and chips . There is Doyle's were the ferry docks were you can buy take away or if you want to push the boat...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

A large group of us caught the late afternoon ferry to a party at Watson's Bay. This a a perfect way to start the evening and enjoy the views of Sydney Harbour. Choose a place that is out of the way of splashing waves for...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.