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“TIME FOR A SWIM” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Olympic Pool North Sydney

Olympic Pool North Sydney
20 Alfred Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2004, Australia
+61 (0)2 9955 2309
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Ranked #107 of 415 Activities in Sydney
Type: Sports Complexes, Sports
Activities: Swimming
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Brisbane, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 attraction reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“TIME FOR A SWIM”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Took two little granddaughters to the Sydney Olympic Pool on a very hot day in Sydney, plenty of other people there as well but what good value. The Queenslander granddaughter just went WOW when she saw the attractions of the Pool. I said What do you want to try and she replied Everything. We had the loveliest time there, and such great fun plus it is well policed for larrikins jumping in or diving etc and upsetting people. Plus you can take your food in and have a picnic in the grounds, stay all day and have a swim whenever you want. Also there was a State championship on so that gave the kids something to look at as well, inspiration perhaps and as I say the cost was minimal. Well done Sydney

Visited January 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Swim next to the bridge”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

This outdoor swimming pool has the best views!! It is the closes you can swim to the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Swimming Pool with Sydney Harbour Views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

This pool is worth a visit simply for the view of Sydney Harbour view alone. A photo of it was also in the recent Jetstar magazine but there was no information on which pool it was.

Indoor 25 metre pool:nice and cool with ample lanes for general splashing about but the public are not allowed to use any of the pool noodles/toys as they are reserved for the swim school

Outdoor 50 metre pool: no shade cloths or sun protection over the 50 metre pool but there is shade cloth over the babies pool.

Transport access: train station is only a few minutes walk away.

Something to be aware of: you have to pay for a shower!

Visited January 2013
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Wollongong, Australia
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“Wonderful Atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

wonderful experience to be swimming just about under the harbour bridge. The view from this pool is amazing.

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Sydney, Australia
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26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
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“A piece of history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

There has been more world records set at this pool than any other. Great location, now since the renovation it is a tremendous facility. If you are a tourist this is on the must do list if you want to see an authentic part of Australian life.

Visited December 2012
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