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Walsh Bay

Walsh Bay

Walsh Bay is a bay located within Port Jackson, towards the south of the suburb of McMahons Point.

The bay earned its name from one Henry Dean Walsh who once worked with the Sydney Harbour Trust. Officially, the bay defines the waters that stretch from Dawes Point to Millers Point.

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In recent years, however, Walsh Bay has been used to describe the harbour-side region that lies near Dawes Point and Millers Point. This precinct’s history indicates that it was once a working port. Today, these wharves have been converted to create a bustling precinct that features cafes, restaurants, expensive apartments and theatres for just about everything you would need for a perfect retreat.

This cultural hub offers an unforgettable experience. The easiest way to get to Walsh Bay is to walk along the foreshore that leads away from the rocks before passing under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. The other option is to take the scenic Barangaroo route that rewards you with spectacular views of the inner harbour.

Start at Pier One Sydney Harbour. This beautiful boutique hotel boasts 189 rooms with modern furnishing that befits such a prestigious hotel. It is the perfect accommodation for those touring Sydney. Make sure you look out for The Gantry Restaurant and Bar for a relaxed dining experience with great views.

The Walsh Bay Walks are self-guided tours that give you a chance to explore the vibrant art scene that Walsh Bay is. Drop by at the favourite Sydney Theatre Company whose yearly season of great productions ensures that patrons enjoy the highest quality acts.

Roslyn Packer Theatre, known for its fantastic dance productions, is also an ideal option for art lovers. If you love all things literature and are visiting Walsh Bay in May, look out for the week-long Sydney Writers Festival that brings together book lovers and literary enthusiasts from all over Sydney.

The Theatre Bar at the end of the wharf is a pleasant way to wind up your visit of the beautiful Walsh Bay – an eclectic menu and diverse wine list.

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