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“A fantastic start to a walking trail”
Review of Watson's Bay

Watson's Bay
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US$36.86*
and up
Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise
Ranked #33 of 564 things to do in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed April 5, 2018

Hornby Lighthouse Located at the end of the South Head Heritage Trail and leading into the heart of Sydney. The Hornby Light was erected after the sinking of the Dunbar in which there was only one survivor from 123 people on board. It is sighted at the end of the South Head and is an almost identical one to that first erected. It can be seen for miles from sea and from land and is a great pace to have a wander around. There is a fantastic National Trust House there too which was the Lighthouse Keeper Cottage and has the best views in the world. It is easy enough to walk to and a great place to have a picnic.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

You can get here by bus or take the ferry from Circular Quay; that's what we did. We strolled around town, wandered down main street and into all the little stores. We ended up at the Gap Park, then down to the beach for a swim. The view of Sydney from the beach was a beautiful background for our pictures. Depending on the time of year, this beach is not as crowded as some of the other Sydney beaches. Then, we headed back to town on the opposite mode of transport to the one we came on. It was a leisurely way to spend the day.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Easy to get to either by ferry or the hop on hop off bus. Lovely beach albeit small but lovely houses and some pretty good restaurants

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We caught Sydney public ferry from Barangaroo wharf for a wonderful 2-hour trip around Sydney Harbour - and we got off for a wander at Watson's Bay (the end of the loop) and caught next one back 30mins later - just $12 on Opal card (avail at any IGA store).

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

A lovely trip out on the ferry, and an easy historic walk around the bays. Definitely worth the trip.

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