A generous ocean pool along Watsons Bay foreshore nestled among the boathouses and harbourside beaches.

Getting To Watsons Bay Baths, Watsons Bay

Where Is It?

Located on Marine Parade between Robertson Park and Gibson’s Beach, Watsons Bay Baths are an enclosed harbour pool accessible from Hopetoun Avenue and Old South Head Road.


The 324, 325 and 380 all stop nearby at Robertson Park on Military Road.


Watsons Bay Ferry Wharf is only a 5 minute walk from the baths.


The best street address is Marine Parade, Watsons Bay NSW 2030.


There are parking bays on Marine Parade but keep in mind that Watsons Bay is a popular destination on weekends and public holidays and they can fill up.


Google Maps Link – Watsons Bay Baths | Watsons Bay

Things To Do

Practice Your Stroke In The Pool

Wide enough to do laps in, Watsons Bay Baths presents itself as a serious swimmers pool, with ladders into (and out of) the water along the length of the pier. Get down early in the morning and spot a few physical specimens racking up their 1000th stroke for the day.

Watsons Bay Pool Baths

Go For A Jog Around Watsons Bay

Whether you’re running or walking there’s plenty to explore in There’s plenty to explore in Watsons Bay, from Gap Park you can head south to Macquarie Lighthouse, or north to South Head and Hornby Lighthouse, plus Camp Cove Beach is not to be missed.

The Gap South Head Walk Watsons Bay

Gap Park connects north and south along the eastern coastline

Have A Picnic In Robertson Park

It’s not all serious fitness. Robertson Park is a centrally placed village green perfect for a casual picnic. There’s even a fun and shaded playground for the kids.

Robertson Park Sydney Watsons Bay

How’s the serenity.


  • Food

    Always plenty of options around Watsons Bay including the Tea Gardens across the road, Doyles Seafood and many more.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There’s rubbish bins nearby along the foreshore walk.

  • Toilets & Showers

    There’s an outdoor shower at the baths to rinse off after a swim. Head to Robertson Park and the ferry wharf for restrooms.

  • Can I take my dog?

    Dogs aren’t allowed in the baths obviously.

  • Can I lock my bike up?

    There’s some bike lockups back towards Robertson Park at the end of Military Road near the ferry wharf.


Watsons Bay Beach Sydney

Watsons Bay Beach | Watsons Bay

The ever popular promenade strip is populated with wonderfully seaworn dinghies and backed by famous restaurants. And hey, you can get your feet wet too if you like.

Gibson's Beach Watsons Bay Sydney

Gibson’s Beach | Watson Bay

A small beach backed by a quiet reserve that offers a bit of solace from the bustling bay precinct.


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