Lady Bay Beach
  • Length: 1km

  • Duration: 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 4 Cliff St, Watsons Bay

  • End: 4 Cliff St, Watsons Bay

  • Closest Town: Watsons Bay

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 13.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.839389796

  • Longitude: 151.2799658066


Lady Bay Beach is a 1km, grade 3 Return hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30 mins to complete.


This walk leads to a popular nudist (clothing optional) beach on Sydney Harbour’s South Head. The walk follows the clear footpath / old roads past several significant historic and beautiful sites before climbing down a set of steps to find the beach. The beach is protected from the main surf on the inside of the headland and provides a great view across the harbour to Middle Head.

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