The photos are a bit old here, but you’ll get the idea. I must get back there and take some better ones… and visit the revamped Watsons Bay Baths too. In the springtime!
Robertson Park Playground, Watsons Bay
Robertson Road Watsons Bay 2030
Council Website: click here
This is a large modern playground, with lots of space and some good new equipment, quite futuristic looking in parts.
The equipment takes prominence as this playground doesn’t have the natural landscaping seen in lots of others. There is a playboat, spring rockers and a groovy climbing net play structure.
Robertson Park itself has plenty of paths that are good for bikes and trikes. There are lots of trees and, therefore, shade in the park itself, plus shade cloth in the playground.
Picnic tables are scattered throughout the park. Both the park and playground have lovely views over the harbour and the boats of Watsons Bay.
Nearest takeaway coffee: Watsons Bay Tea Garden is a short walk away
Toilets: In the park, just beside the playground
Dad’s report: An excellent spot for tourists staying in the city—just hop on a ferry and take the kids to a great playground in an area with lots to do and harbour views
Extra: Swim at Watsons Bay Baths. Takeaway fish and chips from Doyle’s Fisherman’s Wharf on Marine Parade at the bottom of the park. Plenty of space to sit and eat in the park or along the Marine Parade promenade. There is a walk around The Gap on the other side of Military Road.
Map reference: Gregory’s 318 G14, Sydway 279 D6, UBD 218 B14
Parking: Parking available in the three streets that enclose the park: Robertson Road, Military Road and Clovelly Street. Also there is a small carpark on Cliff Street. Traffic in this area can be very congested, especially on sunny weekends, so parking can be a problem.
Nearest ferry: Watsons Bay is a few minutes walk away
Bus stop nearby: Yes
Do you know this lovely park and playground?
Any other nice spots nearby you would recommend?