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WATSONS BAY

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THE AREA

Watsons Bay is as much a holiday destination as it is a place to call home. At the end of South Head Peninsula, Watsons Bay is surrounded by the calm waters of Sydney Harbour on one side and the emerald Pacific Ocean on the other. This historic and quaint seaside neighbourhood is all about fine dining and sun-filled days.

Lifestyle

A seaside destination, Watsons Bay is an elegant neighbourhood enjoyed by locals and international visitors alike. At Watsons Bay you can enjoy the calm waters of Watson Bay Baths, indulge in world-class seafood at Doyles, and wander the trails looping around South Head that boast breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour.

Originally an isolated fishing village, Watsons Bay attracts the crowds. During the summer months there are hidden beaches to explore. It’s also the perfect vantage point to enjoy the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race on Boxing Day and Sydney’s famous fireworks displays on New Year’s Eve.

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Lifestyle

A seaside destination, Watsons Bay is an elegant neighbourhood enjoyed by locals and international visitors alike. At Watsons Bay you can enjoy the calm waters of Watson Bay Baths, indulge in world-class seafood at Doyles, and wander the trails looping around South Head that boast breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour.

Originally an isolated fishing village, Watsons Bay attracts the crowds. During the summer months there are hidden beaches to explore. It’s also the perfect vantage point to enjoy the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race on Boxing Day and Sydney’s famous fireworks displays on New Year’s Eve.

Fine dining is a way of life here. Dunbar House, Tea Gardens and Watsons Bay Beach Club sit alongside their famous neighbour, Doyles. For a more casual affair, locals picnic at Green Point Park and Robertson Park, which also plays host to local community events.

On the eastern side is The Gap Park, steeped in history. The coastal walk has incredible views which draws tourists to the area by the bus load.

 

Neighbours

A small enclave, Watsons Bay is home to established locals, professionals, families and retirees and the naval base, HMAS Watson.

Neighbours

A small enclave, Watsons Bay is home to established locals, professionals, families and retirees and the naval base, HMAS Watson.

Area features

ROBERTSON PARK
SYDNEY HARBOUR NATIONAL PARK
PANORAMIC VIEWS
WINE & DINE

ROBERTSON PARK

Sitting in the centre of Watsons Bay, Robertson Park is home to community events and lazy Sunday picnics.

SYDNEY HARBOUR NATIONAL PARK

A world-class destination, Sydney Harbour National Park houses Hornby Lighthouse, which sits perched on the tip of southern headland of Sydney Harbour.

PANORAMIC VIEWS

There are panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and the Pacific Ocean.

WINE & DINE

Fine dining at Doyles, Tea Gardens and Dunbar House – an irresistible indulgence.

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