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Address: Greycliffe Avenue | Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9337 7333
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Lovely place for a relax and swim

Old worldy feel about this beach - feel like I am in the 1940s and i like that. Lots of shade for picnics and safe swimming,

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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wellington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Old worldy feel about this beach - feel like I am in the 1940s and i like that. Lots of shade for picnics and safe swimming,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Nielsen park is a great place to have a picnic with family and friends with great views of the harbour with a great little store with coffee and drinks etc I would love to recommend Nielsen park to anyone thinking of traveling to sydney and to locals for a great picnic spot

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Sydney
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Nielsen Park is a beatuful place for a picnic. It has plenty of parking, big, shady trees and best of all a beautiful, little beach with shark netting for safe swimming. The cafe has great food and there are several short walks around the foreshore and over the cliffs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I visited the park with an international guest twice last week. The beach is clean and safe(shark-proof net),though the shoreline falls away quite quickly for children. We loved the shade and picnic facilities which provided plenty of options for spending a day here. Especially loved the vintage bathing pavilions which brought back memories of childhood! Downside - parking on Sunday... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Nielsen Park offers up wonderful eastern views of Sydney harbour. It has million dollar views, pack a picnic, get there early to find parking as this is a busy park that is frequented by locals and visitors. For those who enjoy photgraphy I suggest ealy in the morning or late afternoon to capture the mood and tone of the ever... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Whenever I'm in Sydney staying with family, we nearly always end up at Nielsen Park for a swim, picnic, walk or just a coffee at the small shop. The inner harbour bays are so safe for kids to swim, and are usually a few degrees warmer than the ocean bays. The grounds are a wonderful walk and old Greycliffe House... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Nielsen Park is one of my favourite places in Sydney, and not many locals even know of it. It's not that easy to get to by public transport. However, I thoroughly recommend visiting especially in the summer. In my opinion, walk the Hermitage Foreshore Walk (close to Rose Bay wharf). You'll walk past often empty beaches and have great views... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a secret part of Sydney, that very few people know about, a little hard to find, a little hard to get too, but once there hard to leave, pack a picnic lunch, a blanket to sit on, and the time to enjoy the view of the Sydney Harbour and this wonderful little park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place is very popular all year round. I like to have breakfast at the Nielsen Park cafe and swim on this popular beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Just a quick note to say the shark net is only up for part of the year. They usually take it down around late April (autumn) and return it in spring.

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