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Federation Cliff Walk

| Raleigh Reserve, Dover Heights, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Well worth the effort

The walk from Watsons Bay to Bondi is well worth the effort. Spectacular views and during the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seeujim
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Rose Bay, Australia
Great Walk - Stunning Scenery, needs more signage.

I caught the bus from Bondi Junction Train Station to Bondi Beach and started walking north towards... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Linda A
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Raleigh Reserve, Dover Heights, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk from Watsons Bay to Bondi is well worth the effort. Spectacular views and during the Winter months you are bound to see Whales.

Thank Seeujim
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I caught the bus from Bondi Junction Train Station to Bondi Beach and started walking north towards Watsons Bay hugging the coast as much as I could. There are a number of parks on the cliff top where you can walk with great ocean views...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The cliff top walk from Watson’s Bay to Bondi is around 7 km and certainly a worthwhile experience. Views of the sandstone cliffs, ocean and back to Sydney’s skyline are magnificent. Safety is not an issue. There are several viewpoints along the way, with sturdy...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Unless you have google to help you give a perspective of where you are, I would say this walk has almost NO proper guiding instructions or directional arrows of any sort. So you just have to venture and walk, even on unmarked "trails" or grass...More

Thank Emmanuel N
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Superb walk following the cliff in part and going on normal roads for some. The cliff part has some amazing views however the route is not well signposted and whereas it claims to be about 7 km we did 6 miles due to having to...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

A great walk that doesn't always follow the coast but requires the odd small inland track to navigate around. Make sure when you get around the Dover Heights area you cross the main road and view the Harbour from the Dudley Page reserve there, the...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Great walk and easy to do with children (without a pram). The views were amazing and it was better than I had expected. It really is a beautiful part of the world.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A sudden plan that turned out to be one of the best walks through the scenic beauty . With young kids too we didnt have any problem as the path was beautiful without much of trouble and we thoroughly enjoyed the walk .

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Did this walk yesterday after catching the ferry over from Circular Quay. Easily accessible, but would have liked to have seen a few more signs like on the Manly to Spit Bridge walk as I took a few wrong turns and ended up going in...More

1  Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

The walk along the cliff tops is not strenuous, many sections would be wheelchair friendly. Easily reached by ferry and a short walk or by public bus so suitable for tourists without a car. A good spot for whale watching or viewing Sydney to Hobart...More

1  Thank LynQPerth
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