Watsons Bay to Hornby Lighthouse
  • Length: 2.8km

  • Duration: 1 hr 15 mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 10 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

  • End: 4 Cliff St, Watsons Bay

  • Closest Town: Watsons Bay

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 12.6 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.8433155189

  • Longitude: 151.2818318525


Watsons Bay to Hornby Lighthouse is a 2.8km, grade 2 Return hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs 15 mins to complete.


Start with a ferry ride enjoy some great food incredible views and visit some very significant historic sights. Starting at Watsons Bay you will stroll along a few narrow roads before visiting the historic Camp Cove and its gorgeous beach. From here walk up the old cobblestone road past more great views then follow a clear path to the tip of Sydney Harbour’s South Head and Hornby Lighthouse.

Download maps and tracknotes for Watsons Bay to Hornby Lighthouse hiking track from wildwalks.com.