Rose Bay and Watsons Bay are darling little seaside villages with panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and Harbour Bridge. Between the two is an eight km coastal trail passing neighbourhoods, secluded beaches and harbourfront views. Especially worth seeing is the Hornby Lighthouse at the tip of Watsons Bay, still in action today and on a peninsula that feels like it's the edge of the world.
ROSE BAY TO WATSONS BAY HIKE DETAILS
Length: 2 hours for 9km one-way including Hornby Lighthouse
Directions: ferries leave from Circular Quay to Rose Bay Wharf from which you can begin the coastal trails; follow Best Sydney Walks for detailed directions
Bathrooms: yes, at the wharfs and in the various villages
Public Transit: yes, take the ferry to Rose Bay to start and take it back from Watsons Bay to finish