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Address: Norfolk Island, Australia

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Golden sands, warm water, beautiful scenery

What's not to like! It's unadulterated beauty. I don't want to promote it too much in case EVERYBODY finds out about it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
JKTHORNE
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Brisbane, Australia
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336 reviews 336 reviews
191 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

if you visit the island you will no doubt visit Emily Bay. Peaceful and serene it is not only a relaxing place for a picnic lunch or bbq with the amenities provided but also a place of discovery with so much history in the area. You can swim pretty safely at the beach without too many worries. It's accessible by... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

What's not to like! It's unadulterated beauty. I don't want to promote it too much in case EVERYBODY finds out about it!

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Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
38 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Emily Bay is a great place to spend some time. Whether swimming, relaxing, soaking up the sun on the beautiful beach or viewing the coral and fish from the glass bottom boat, it is the ideal place to spend some time. On a windy day we even spent some time parked in the car watching the waves break over the... More 

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Pokeno
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Gold sand. Clear, warm water. Picnic tables and toilets. Historic Salt House ruins. Coral and colourful fish.

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Sydney
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Why has Emily Bay such a relative secret for so long? This place is probably one of the best beaches I've been to/swum at. The temperature in April seemed to range between 21-23*. This was for night and day. At Emily Bay it was a catchment for sun. Once on the beautiful white sand the temperature seemed to rise to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Such a delightful little bay just around from Kingston Penal Colony with views across to the nearby islands and a very safe beach to enjoy the water on a warm day. A glass-bottomed boat leaves from the beach to skim across the reef not far off shore where the waters teem with colourful fish of many different varieties. Emily Bay... More 

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buderim
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very pretty . Would be great in summer for a swim and picnic. Great area to explore, close to Kingston and cemetary.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Beach with diving platform, Reef across makes it safe for swimming has great views of surrounding areas, picnic a must as sun goes down.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We are told be locals that sharks can not enter Emily Bay across the reef so it is ideal for snorkeling and for little children to bathe.

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Gold Coast, Qld Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

small bay perfect for swimming, snorkelling and relaxing. Nice and quiet with a gorgeous outlook and lots of picnic tables situated in great position to take in the view.

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