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Address: Arden Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 96650468
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Activities: Swimming
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Congee Beach

Never did the walk, but great little beach to visit whilst in Sydney, easily a match for Bondi ! Good clean front with a nice selection of bars & eateries.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Never did the walk, but great little beach to visit whilst in Sydney, easily a match for Bondi ! Good clean front with a nice selection of bars & eateries.

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Charters Towers, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Grabbed a bus to Coogee one day from the city, because that was the first one that passed us, and what an amazing find! The beach is simply gorgeous, lots of families around, beautiful spacious parkland with loads of seating. The first thing I noticed was the beautiful little pool attached to the Coogee Surf Lifesaving Club, comprising a small... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Because of my location in Sydney, it's very easy for me to hop on a bus and get to Coogee within 40 minutes (there's a direct bus from Central), so I've visited Coogee multiple times now. Each time it's been better than the last! I notice new things each visit, like the beach library where you can swap books or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A nice beach to relax at, good shops around it too. A bit hard to park and usually no real waves for surfing. There are nicer beaches in the Easter suburbs though..

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Explore alleys and beach side and Brazilian food there. Nice place to see something different from Sydney area if you don't have much time exploring the surrounding nature.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I stayed here by chance & was delighted. I didn't find it too crowded especially in the mornings when I could peacefully drink coffee, swim & sunbathe. The costs are expensive in the restaurants but being one of Sydney's beaches, I expected as much. A visit to Bondi beach, convinced me I'd made the right choice.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This beach is not as crowded as Bondi but still has good strong waves. It was easy to walk around, having showers outside is good so that you don't have to wait too long to clean up after. Some nice cafes around as well. It was easy to spend a relaxing afternoon here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

cool beach not as busy as Bondi on weekdays, you can get there easyly by bus, I did not do it but you can walk to Bondi along the coast.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This beach is awesome. A little less crowded than Bondi, and a little smaller too. And a bit more local in feel. Make sure you stop at this beach on the way around from your Bondi Beach to Bronte walk.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My daughter and I stayed her and had a fantastic time. We stayed 1/2 block from the beach and it was easy to walk to everything. The beach is clean and there are lots of great places to eat. The waves were quite strong when we were here but there are lots of people swimming and having a good time.

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