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A dream spot

I have been to Norfolk twice in the last two years and I absolutely love Emily Bay. No status between people, everyone can just be themselves, elderly & the young. Plenty of room... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to Norfolk twice in the last two years and I absolutely love Emily Bay. No status between people, everyone can just be themselves, elderly & the young. Plenty of room on the beach, no need to sit on top of each other. A very safe swimming spot for children. Good to see someone with some initiative, like... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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190 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely sandy beach backed by Norfolk Island Pines, crystal clear water, terrific snorkelling with lots of coral and fish ( no need to search - they swim to you), no litter or damage to the coral and very safe. Right up there with Ningaloo and Fiji and a reminder of what the Great Barrier Reef used to be like in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A quiet little beach surrounded by Norfolk Pines - never crowded. Very relaxing Safe for children - a reef further out offers protection from waves. Crystal clear water. I even saw a couple of people canoeing there! What more could one ask for - maybe a bit more shade but that is all.

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Thank ogrpaul
Newcastle, Australia
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43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely beautiful beach with safe unpatrolled swimming. Shade from trees if you get there in the morning but very hot when unshaded. Excellent snorkelling also, so I'm told.

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Thank capricorntraveller
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Emily Bay truly has to be one of the best beches i have ever been! The most Crystal clear water. Not spoiled or crowded. Reminds me of the Mediterranean!!

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Ballina, Australia
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say that hasn't already been said? Beautiful, clean, clear water, perfect for kids, families, picnics surrounded by a reef with great snorkelling.

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Thank Kay T
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bay is protected by a reef so a fantastic spot for kids to swim. It is a good snorkeling spot as well. You can hire snorkeling gear in town.

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Thank Geoff S
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful beach in a lovely setting - the water temperature was ideal and swimming is safe. The views of the out-lying islands and the Norfolk Island pine trees on the surrounding hills are stunning.

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Thank Anthony067
Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a few hours most days lazing on this beautiful beach or swimming in the crystal clear water. Beach is sheltered by a reef so no surf and the water is incredibly clear, great for snorkelling. It's Norfolk so even when they say it's busy it's still pretty quiet by mainland Australia standards. We were there over Christmas/New Year so... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely calm water, shark free. You can paddle board, snorkel, canoe, or just laze in the crystal clear water. There is even a pontoon for diving. Great for small children.

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