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ADVENTURE TIME | SYDNEY TO WATSON'S BAY VIA ROSE BAY - Bondi to Basic
This past Thursday was a hot, bright, sunny day in Sydney and the beginning of the Australian heat wave! Woohoo! Not lol (Well depends haha)… So the first thing I did, of course, was the beach! BEACH BEACH BEACH (cheering voice). So, I felt like going somewhere different than to my local beaches, not that they aren’t great or anything, but a change of scenery is always good for the soul. Keep on reading if you wish to hear more about this fun day and all the tips and tricks I have for navigating the crazy Sydney ferries – particularly this ferry track – my goodness, what a ride!! CIRCULAR QUAY WHARF – THE BEGINNING OF OUR JOURNEY First up I caught a bus from my home in North Sydney to circular quay (ferry hub), from there I walked to wharf 2, which is the ferry line to Rose and Watson’s bay! Only having to luckily wait 10 minutes – hallelujah and I was on the ferry. I might add that we left quite early as I had worked at 5 pm and wanted to enjoy the beautiful sunny day. Now there are numerous ferries that you can catch to both Rose and Watson’s bay – the manly fast ferry, captain cook ferries, and the F4 line – I personally recommend the classic F line if you are going to these areas for the first time, as it travels a little slower than the other two and is cheaper. The F4 ferry is also better in my opinion as it is a lot larger than the other two and offers an upstairs viewing deck, which is a must! as the views are so fabulous! (warning!!! Make sure to slip, slop and wrap and all times, we don’t want you to get any sunburn or skin cancer now while doing all that picture taking up on deck 😉 ) ROSE BAY – THE BAY OF ALL BAYS First stop – Rose bay! We made it, the bay made of roses! YESSSSS! Kidding of course although that would be incredible. Rose bay is very special to Sydney as it is where Qantas first began! Can you believe it!? FUN FACT: originally it took 4 days to fly from rose bay to London as there were so many fuel stops – talk about a Jet…. LAG lol! It is also the biggest bay in Sydney and offers some stellar views of the city, not to mention that it’s a pretty funky suburb, with yummy cafes and a feel-good atmosphere. The Sydney airplanes are also situated here, so if you are thinking about going on those any time soon then this will be your stop. Tip: Rose bay is generally a lot quieter than Watson’s bay as it has a lot more space if you don’t feel like being too jam-packed in with people than this is the beach for you. WATSONS BAY -OUR FINAL STOP Onward and upward and next is Watson’s Bay!…