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Whale Beach

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Address: Barrenjoey Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2107, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 9977 1088
Description: Beach located on Sydney's northern peninsula.

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Whale Beach

A corner of the peninsular that has everything! Beach (maybe 2km long - anyway big enough to find an quiet, uncrowded patch); Surf (depending on the wind/tide); Car Parking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

A corner of the peninsular that has everything! Beach (maybe 2km long - anyway big enough to find an quiet, uncrowded patch); Surf (depending on the wind/tide); Car Parking; Delicious Food (Boathouse); Golf; Markets (check the dates); Lighthouse (walking shoes & bottle of water - you'll stay a while to enjoy the view); and Boat Hire (fishing - might need... More 

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tewkesbury
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10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The surf life saving club is a fabulous venue for a wedding. Overlooking the surf in the evening was so beautiful. The food was great served in large platters so people could help themselves and very tasty indeed. Great music and wonderful wedding all round

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a beautiful beach with lovely tree shade all day. The tidal pool is great for the kids and the local kiosk makes great coffees. Definitely worth a visit when in Sydney.

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Michigan City, Indiana
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141 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Bay is off the beaten path some but it is a nice place to relax. I would recommend this location if in the area!

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A pretty family beach, clean and beautiful. Limited parking but nice walks and good swimming. Some good pubs and cafes not far from here in Palm Beach and Avalon.

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Much prefer Whale Beach to Palm Beach. This is not so crowded and much more user friendly. Go here if you are up that way.

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

'Twas indeed a short holiday but my family enjoyed exploring around Central Coast. The weather was nice to frolick in the beach and enjoy a well deserved break. We totally loved our picnic by the beach. My eldest fell in love with the views and had so many photos taken on her own camera. While my youngest asked if we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We stayed at a friends house over looking the beach last time. It was just a short walk down to the sand, one of the best stretches of beach north of Wollongong. There is one little restaurant, not too many poseurs and a nice little park for the tiny tots with lots of trees for shade. Now, if only they... More 

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Sydney
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86 reviews 86 reviews
31 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

It is truly beach season in Sydney during the first week of the new year. We initially wanted to drive up to Palm Beach but due to the large crowd and no parking to be found, we turned south to beautiful Whale Beach. Although still more crowded than usual we still managed to find a parking spot after a short... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

The site of the filiming of Home and Away, this is a nice beach in the Pittwater district. The swells/rips can be severe here, so it is not a great bathing beach. It's a nice place to cool off if you have been bushwalking further north.

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