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Coogee Beach

Arden Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 (0)2 96650468
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Ranked #39 of 293 attractions in Sydney
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming
Traveler Description: Coogee Beach is a stunning recreational beach which is located in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The beach features historical swimming baths for the... more »
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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

I love Coogee Beach with all the nice little restaurants, the coogee beach hotel with beer garden, just next to the beach. While Bondi Beach is more for tourists, Coogee Beach has a lot of local people and for tourists as well :-)

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

A nice place to walk around on a fine day. Great views, can be a bit crowded as the day progressed. The cafes around the area are lovely for brunch spots.

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Scotland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I stayed here in Coogee last July for a month and LOVED it! The beach is so beautiful and picture perfect! It's kept very clean and has plenty of life guards on hand. It's a popular destination for runners and those that want to keep fit as you see a lot of people practising various work outs. The road which... More

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This beach has a calm sea and is great for swimming and relaxing. Some very beautiful cliffs, good barbecue places along the beach, a good park in a corner...and many different restaurants to enjoy your day.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Coogee has an lively atmosphere and the locals are very kind. Leading down to the beach is Coogee Bay road. On Coogee bay road is a string of great cafes and restaurants. And the beach is a beauty. The beach features natural rock pools, crystal clear water and handy toilets. On the north side of the beach is some shady... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Coogee is a beach that you can prefer over others in Sydney. It's nature, sea, natural pool, pubs and restaurants are more fun and enjoyable compared to other surrounding beaches. Even though Bondi Beach is closeby, I'd say go see Coogee if you have limited time. You don't have to spend much either, go buy a sic pack and relax... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Relaxed and lovely. Not as commercial as Bondi but with plenty of eating options. On site change rooms and bathrooms.

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japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

there are some good restaurants and cafes on the street. you want to spend leisurely? this is it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I know Bondi is the iconic Australian beach, but having swum at both I think that Coogee is a better beach. The swell is less aggressive, the area between the flags bigger and there are less people vying for a spot, so it is a more pleasant experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Unlike Bondi there are no surfers on this beach. You end up with a bigger area to swim in. The life guard area is much bigger than most beaches on the Coogee to Bondi walk. The waves are big at Christmas time. The kids loved boogie boarding but we really had to watch them. The pools on either side of... More

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