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Address: Norfolk Island, Australia

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I loved our visit to Emily Bay the sand was lovely, the water warm and inviting, sadly we didn't bring our cossies but I can recommend paddling. There are dressing sheds and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I loved our visit to Emily Bay the sand was lovely, the water warm and inviting, sadly we didn't bring our cossies but I can recommend paddling. There are dressing sheds and parking and you are able to get something to eat and drink from a mobile van each day. I believe if you go out far enough there is... More 

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Ulladulla, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

If snorkelling go to the left hand side if the beach as you look out to sea, near the salt house here you will see the best coral, try to avoid dead low tide as there is not much space between you and the coral.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Sheltered, crystal clear bay. Great for kids and adults - surrounded by the golf club and the historical area. The amenities are great too

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a beautiful beach that has so much to offer with an incredibly sad history. Although it holds so much history of the convict past it is today a beautiful beach to swim or snorkel at or simply take in the breath taking views.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The water is clear and warm, the Bay is safe, the sand is soft. There's a pontoon for the kids. You can snorkel here and around into Slaughter Bay (look for the giant turtle). A very relaxing beach.

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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A swim in Emily Bay is not to be missed! When we come back to Norfolk we will be making a swim at Emily Bay a daily ritual.

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Broken Hill
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A beautiful, safe haven to cool off and enjoy. Very clean and pristine environment. Watch out for sun exposure. You will get burnt very quickly without protection.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Emily beach on Norfolk Island in the lagoon near historic Kingston Town area is simply beautiful. Protected by the reef from the ocean waves and currents, it is safe, clean and as beautiful now as when first discovered by the Polynesians who settled in the area hundreds of years ago because white settlement. It is worth getting into the water... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This has to be one of the best beaches this side of the world. The golden sand, clear water and no seaweed or creep crawlies to brush against your legs, makes it a perfect beach to frolic on. An absolute must if you are visiting Norfolk. Great for children because it is so safe. We also enjoyed the school swimming... More 

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Berwick, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Great place for a school swimming carnival which we were fortunate to watch during our stay. Very picturesque spot.

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