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Coogee Beach

Address: Arden Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 96650468
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Sydney Beaches Tour by Helicopter
Ranked #92 of 469 Activities in Sydney
Activities: Swimming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

It's a great beach. The crowd over Australia Day weekend was supercharged but orderly. Age spread seemed like 1 to 100. The beach was clean, few drinkers (not allowed), the restaurants nearby were typical beach style. Mind the hills. They are very steep. In some ways nicer than Bondi.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Affectionately known as Sydney's seaside village is just minutes from Sydney CBD and Sydney Int'l airport. A wide variety of accomodation within walking distance of the sand and surf including holiday apt and boutique hotels, backpacker hostels and luxury self catering rentals. Must explore the beautiful coastal walks, the lush parklands with free. Outdoor barbecue and picnic facilities.its so relaxing... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I have not visited this beach before, just 15 mins from the CBD, it was quite a find. There are active life guards on duty, both on the beach and out in the surf. It is farily calm, beautiful beach and even on a hot sunny day not overly busy. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes to suit all... More 

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Water was good temperature, ocean baths were good and the beach library was a great idea. Natural rock pool at one end of the beach was beaut and it was good to walk along the beach

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Just a beach like Bondi, always crowded and noisy. I'd rather go to Clovelly to swim and Tamarama to sun bathe.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Coogee Beach is the place that i live by. It is a wonderful place. The surf is nearly always calm and small so great for kids and those not use to or feel safe with larger waves. There it's lots of facilities, great parks, good pubs, bars restraunts, supermarket, parks etc. it also attracts backpackers and their vans. If you... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

great looking beach that is very close to things. Be sure to go if you are in town, it's worth at least part of a day.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Having lived a minute's walk from Coogee for a while, I can say that it was a little too much hustle-bustle for me to really enjoy it too much. I preferred heading to the much smaller, more secluding Gordon's Bay, just over the cliffs to the left of Coogee Beach (facing the ocean).

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Coogee Beach is a safe swimming beach bordered by parkland. The parks have BBQs, picnic tables and toilets. A short walk along the promenade is Coogee Bay Rd. Here you will find the famous Coogee Bay Hotel with it's great, big beer garden, restaurant and several bars. Coogee Bay Rd has many cafés, takeaways and restaurants. There are several ATMs,... More 

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Uralla, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Coogee beach is accessible by bus from the Sydney CBD and is a beautiful well-patrolled beach with a super rock pool.There are many fine eating and watering places and it is the perfect venue for a day or a week.

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