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Camp Cove

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #108 of 293 attractions in Sydney
Type: Beaches
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canberra
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

easy shore entry and protected from most conditions. lots to see and shallow for beginners. octopus, cuttlefish, groper and old bottles as a bonus

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Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

My favourite city beach. You have the greatest view out towards South Head and the harbour. Great for walks along the rocks and up to Green Point...it´s right next to Sydney Harbour National Park. You can come and relax during the week and feel far away from the city. Rather full in summer, at weekends and especially on Boxing Day... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Almost a secret known only to locals, it has kept its local and harbour feel. It cannot be compared to the bustling beaches of Bondi, Coogee or Manly and doesnt have the surf and waves of those beaches - probably very suited to a family outing although parking can be a problem.

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Sydney, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
38 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This beach has limited parking so never gets to crowded. Popular with families with small children on weekends and scuba diving groups during the week. Only 10 minutes walk North from the ferry wharf. Has toilets and an outdoor shower at the North end. There is also a nice walk from there along to South Head and the Hornsby Lighthouse,... More

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Sydney
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63 reviews 63 reviews
10 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

I love this little beach. It is one of the few harbour beaches that still feels local. It is a bit of a walk from Watsons Bay but I highly recommend it.

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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

In the early days of Sydney was simply a fishing village and somehow has retained that small, intimate quality. It is a little harbour beach that is close to The Heads.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

Best visited during the week as it gets quite busy on the weekend. Very little swell and not too deep in parts, so good for parents with kids, but does get very crowded in summer. Working in the area I pop down for a few laps after work and as you are a bit further out there isnt really much... More

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Sydney, Australia
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30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

it is small and friendly. it is very expensive real estate there and it's fun to look at the houses right near the beach. it isn't a surf beach and i like the gentle waves. there is a shark net

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Sydney
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6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Gets busy, so you need to get there early enough to get parking and a good spot - but all in all a great place to enjoy some sun.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

A very beautiful part of Sydney, golden sands, take the bus to Watson's Bay, grab some fish and chips at the wharf and short walk along the beach to Camp Cove. You could also take in "The Gap" all located on the South Head of beautiful Sydney.

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