The Heritage Tour
The Heritage Tour
- Location: South Head
- Duration: 2 hours
- Distance: 4 kilometres
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- Experience the village atmosphere of Watson’s Bay
- Enjoy panoramic views across Port Jackson taking in Sydney to the distant Blue Mountains
- Pass by Sydney’s oldest lighthouses perched along dramatic sandstone cliffs buttressing Sydney from the Pacific Ocean
- Follow a National Park trail taking in aspects of Australian military history dating back 200 years
- See beautiful harbour beaches and visit the site of Governor Phillip’s first landing at the time of colonisation.
Strolling from Watson’s Bay, we pass by the famous Wato Pub and Doyle’s fish restaurant, along beautiful Camp Cove site of the First Fleet’s original landing point on Sydney's foreshore. Pausing to take in aspects of Australia’s 19th, 20th and 21st century military history, we head up to the Hornsby lighthouse via a lovely trail and the sweeping panoramas of the north shore and and Sydney city. From here our route takes us back around the coast and up to the plummeting cliffs of The Gap, scene of some infamous shipwrecks. Heading back down the escarpment through a lovely bush trail, the walk finishes with a nice “coldie” beside the harbour beckoning.
We provide some water which you can re-fill along the way and some fruit for snacking.
Terrain: There are three inclines including some stairs. Ground is generally paved with some uneven track.
Fitness Level: Easy/moderate.
What to Bring: Hat, Sun Block, Camera, Sunglasses
Meet at: Watson’s Bay Ferry Wharf
How to get there: 20 minute ferry ride from Circular Quay, Busses also available from Circular Quay, Bondi Beach and Bondi Junction.
Morning Tour commences:
- 10.30 Monday - Friday
- 10.05 Saturday & Sunday
Afternoon Tour commences:
- 14.05 Monday - Friday
- 13.35 Saturday & Sunday
Note: We walk in all weather conditions (Sydney boasts an average of 270 days of sunshine per year)