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Bondi Beach, Circular Quay, Manly & Taronga Zoo


Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel lays on the Watsons Bay shoreline, a minute’s walk to the ferry terminal. From this ferry terminal, you can be at Circular Quay, Taronga Zoo and Manly in just 15 minutes using the three different ferry operators that attend the terminal. See more about transport options below!

Need more of a visual? Check out our Watsons Bay Map.



Bondi Beach

Watsons Bay is just a 10 minute drive from one of the most iconic Australian beaches, Bondi Beach. Bondi is home to dozens of restaurants, cafes, bars, boutique fashion labels, a lot of which with a fantastic view of Bondi Beach.


Another 10 minutes will get you to Bondi Junction; the Junction is the perfect place to while away an afternoon surrounded by your favourite local and international fashion and homeware brands.



bondi beach

Circular Quay

Catching a ferry from Watsons Bay to Circular Quay gives you the absolute best shots of the Sydney Harbour Bridge & Sydney Opera House just to name a few!


The opportunities to explore places in Circular Quay and beyond are limitless. You can take a short walk to Walsh Bay, the Rocks and even Darling Harbour and China Town! You can ask one of our friendly staff for some advice on the best places to visit.

circular quay


Manly Beach is the most iconic of the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Make sure you take a stroll down the corso to have the complete Manly experience!


There are many quick food options, fine dining experiences, or buy a box of fish ‘n’ chips and eat it on the sand; just beware of the seagulls!


Photo courtesy of Tourism Australia.

manly beach

Taronga Zoo

Just a 20 minute ferry from Watsons Bay, you can purchase your ferry ticket and Taronga Zoo entrance ticket through Captain Cook & save!


There are plenty of animals and encounters you can arrange a meet and greet with. We recommend a cuddle and picture with a Koala!

taronga zoo