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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
Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9255 1788
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a stunning sight to see and to learn of its maritime history was quite special. Tragically, it continues to be a hot-spot for those distraught with life.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TwoTravellers34
Reviewed 20 December 2018

This is one of my to-go places when you have visiting overseas guest to impress. The coastal view is impressive with rushing waves and great cliffs curved by nature. At the top, you will feel like one of the heroines of that classic novel Wuthering...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank irenecford
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful and lovely views makes your stress away and bring you to a positive mind settings. Definitely will comeback..

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We caught a ferry from Circular Quay to Watsons Bay and then it's just a short walk up through the park to see the stunning views from "the Gap". It's a bit unexpected looking down over the steep cliffs that frame the entrance to Sydney...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Watson Bay is super nice, has incredible views, I could even see dolphins and whale while admiring the sea and we have the best fish and chips I have eaten, super fresh,good service and fast service.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paradise38559529057
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Need to freshen up the atmosphere, THEN facing a breeze from both the harbour and the sea with the spectacular views. Whenever stroll up & down the path, it is refreshing and enjoyable. On top of it, it is near Watson Bay where the locals...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank auskana
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Took ferries from Circular Quay to Watson Bay and it was a short walk from Ferry Terminal. There were some tourists but the crowds was a lot lesser than other popular destinations. The view was breathtaking! Great for a good walk. Its connected to neighbourhood...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rachel_PRL
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

The Gap shows the beauty of nature. It is so amazing. Thanks to the gap, Sydney could have the most beautiful and the richest harbour in the world. Take a ferry and you can enjoy the view of Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, finally...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 101belleyu
Reviewed 19 September 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 708henryv
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
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MaryAnn G
21 January 2019|
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Response from 708henryv | Reviewed this property |
On your own is just fine. Catch a bus from the city, uber etc. Or travel with one of the many companies doing day tours.