Gibson's Beach Reserve

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Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

This reserve is popular for picnics, small social gatherings and beach use in summer.

Getting here

Pedestrian access is via the southern end of Marine Parade and Salisbury Street.


Accessible parking in adjacent Marine Parade car park


Things to do

  • Picnics
  • Lazing on the sandy beach


Commemorates the name of a family of standing in the area, long involved in maritime pursuits -the first Henry Gibson was a pilot for some 50 years and lived here from the late 1830's.

Plans of management

A plan of management for this park is currently being prepared.


Dogs permitted on footpath only on leash at all times.

Dogs prohibited from reserve and beach.