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Top 10 Hidden Sydney Sights You Didn’t Know Existed

 

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Sydney is full of iconic views harbour views, secret beaches and hidden beachside suburbs and restaurants. Here are our selection of the top 10 hidden Sydney sights even locals don’t know about. All of these sights you can access by majestic water taxis. You can call us on 0439 625 377 to book an exclusive Sydney hidden sight-seeing charter.


    1. Wendy’s Secret Garden, Lavender Bay

This lush garden is an oasis overlooking the Harbour Bridge and Sydney city. There are paths you can take which lead you deeper into the garden, and plenty of tables and chairs, perfect for picnicking and enjoying the view of the harbour.

Image Source: https://voilatravels.com/

    2. Milk Beach, Vaucluse

This stunning beach tucked away in the seaside suburb of Vaucluse definitely does not disappoint. At this beach you can admire the stunning view of Sydney Harbour and sit and watch the boats and ferries go past.

 

Image Source: https://www.timeout.com/sydney/things-to-do/milk-beach

   3. Wattamolla, Royal National Park

Wattamolla is a picnic area located Royal National Park and is a popular family spot for swimming, fishing, snorkelling and bushwalking. There’s also a big secluded beach there perfect for swimming and sunbaking.

Image Source: http://postcardsydney.com/wattamolla-beach-royal-national-park/

   4. Shark Island, Sydney Harbour

This tiny island in Sydney Harbour has a beautiful view of the Harbour Bridge and city. And so exclusive, you can only access it by boat.

Image Source: http://www.ozwhalewatching.com.au/sydney-harbour-discovery

    5. Bradley’s Head, Mosman

This view is almost too good to be true. Located at the seaside suburb of Mosman, Bradley’s Head is a short walk away from the world-renowned Taronga Zoo. Here you can stop and view the stunning Sydney landmarks - the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House in all their glory, and view the boats as they pass by.

Image Source: https://voilatravels.com/

    6. Maccallum Pool, Cremorne Point

Maccallum Pool, on the western side of Cremorne Point, is a unique harbourside pool with heritage character and superb views.

Image Source: https://au.pinterest.com/pin/490399846900273437/

    7. Elkington Park, Balmain

Elkington Park is located on the Balmain foreshore and has great views and lots of shaded areas to play. The park itself is quiet and perfect for families and picnicking.

 

Image Source: http://www.paxtyvisuals.com/harbourfront-balmain/

    8. Greenwich Baths, Greenwich

A secret beach with a view of the Sydney city. This spot is perfect for swimming, picnicking and relaxing on the sandy beach. There’s also a small cafe and beach chairs.

Image Source: http://swimmingpoolstories.com.au/tag/greenwich-baths/

   9. Mrs Macquarie's Chair, Sydney

Mrs Macquarie’s Chair is one of the most iconic views Sydney has to offer. It’s located just a short walk away from the Botanical Gardens.

Image Source: https://sydneyexpert.com/10-great-places-to-propose-in-sydney/mrs-macquaries-point/

   10. Barrenjoey Head Lighthouse, Palm Beach

Barrenjoey Lighthouse is a historical lighthouse, built in 1881 on Sydney's northern beaches which has a sweeping view of palm beach's famous coastline.

Image Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INeO-YZMGXQ

How to Get the Full Sydney Sightseeing Experience

Some of the places listed above, and many other hidden gems around Sydney are much easier to access by water taxi. At Majestic Water Taxis, we offer memorable Sydney sightseeing experiences. Our friendly local experts can help you with managing your travel, water taxi bookings, special needs for water taxi travel, local knowledge and more. We offer competitive rates and additional facilities onboard our boats - including the option to BYO wine onboard and enjoy your own music onboard our boats.

You can get a quote from us by sending us an email at  or giving us a call on 0439 625 377 . If there’s anything else you may need, we’re always happy to assist.

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