Coogee Beach

Coogee Beach, Sydney: Address, Coogee Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Coogee Beach
4.5
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S4nnyBunny
Melbourne1,875 contributions
Apr 2021 • Solo
If you are doing the walking trail between Bondi & Coogee Beach, I highly recommend starting here for a couple of reasons; 1. It’s easier to head back into the city as there are more buses back into town, or you can bus it to Bondi Junction and then take the train, 2. I found it to be an easier walk as at times it was more descending, compared to walking to Coogee Beach felt more ascending and finally 3. If you start you walk in the afternoon, you get the sunset backdrop on Bondi Beach which is stunning.

All that being said, Coogee beach is awesome. Heaps of pubs, restaurants and cafes around.
Written April 14, 2021
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Arnel B
Liverpool, Australia72 contributions
Jan 2021
Finding parking is hard to come by in Coogee and once you find a spot, more likely its a good walk to the beach and shops. Beach was packed on a scorching summer day with more calming waves.
Coogee is always vibrant but if you just wanted to go to the beach, there are other beaches you could go to that's easier to find parking and better waves.
Written January 24, 2021
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Perry B
Hong Kong, China2,307 contributions
Jan 2020
Coogee Beach was as superb as ever over summer. We had a truly blessed time there as both the sand and water were perfect. There was just the right amount of swell and the currents were not too choppy.
Written November 11, 2020
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA11,863 contributions
Jan 2020
This is a very pretty beach and popular on the weekends. It's a big far outside of the center so it takes a little bit of work to get here, but there are busses. And there are some good places to eat alongside.
Written November 11, 2020
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Teresa C
Metro Manila, Philippines1,232 contributions
Oct 2020 • Solo
The smell of the sea, dropping in for a cold dip, splashing in the waves - a fun place to be and to take in local scene.
Written October 29, 2020
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stinkwink
Sydney, Australia7,389 contributions
Aug 2020
While the other beaches usually have rock pools so that those who prefer lap swimming will also find fun, Coogee beach has five baths instead. Rockpools are usually free to use and more extensive, but Coogee’s spas are not substantial, but rather romantic and there are paid ones among them. Perhaps Wylie’s Bath is the biggest, but it also costs the most. The McIvers Spa only runs for 2 hours now, and cost just $ 2. Giles Bath, Ross Jones Bath, and the smallest Ivor Rowe Rockpool are free. The beach is well equipped, there are many green areas around it, and there is very effective public transport. It is one of the most beautiful beaches in the eastern parts of the city. It also has a sweet, modern playground, and in the small park around it stands Alan Somerville’s statue “To the fallen lifesaver,” a memorial to those who lost their lives while saving lives.
Coogee Surf and Life Saving Club are currently closed due to major renovations. Hopefully, by the time the beach season arrives, we will be past COVID-19 and free to enjoy Australia’s beautiful beaches.
Written August 22, 2020
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Irene Burke
County Galway, Ireland169 contributions
Feb 2020 • Family
Great beach. Not too busy which is great and has nice chipper across from it owned by a lovely irish lady Mary. The water here is beautiful and calm which makes for good swimming. Nice green area right beside with park benches for picnics and theres some nice icecream shops near by.
Written June 1, 2020
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Manish K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates3,968 contributions
Dec 2019
I had taken the Bondi to Coogee walk and enjoyed every bit of it, till I reached my destination, the Coogee Beach. More laid back than Bondi, but still very inviting was my first impression of the beach. This was soon to be confirmed.

The Coogee Beach is in a beautiful location and offers plenty of opportunity to play, surf, sunbathe and even has a number of restaurants nearby. One can spend a nice 2-3 hours here, just taking in the vibes of the place. It can be easily reached by bus from other parts of Sydney and is a place worth spending a nice relaxing time in.

One can also take another coastal walk to Maroubra Beach from here. I, unfortunately, did not know about it and hence, missed out on it. WIll do it next time I visit Australia.
Written May 15, 2020
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TheJimmyco
Tempe, AZ783 contributions
Sep 2019
Starting from Coogee for the walk to Bondi is less crowded, a slightly harder walk but is the better walk in our opinion. The walk is 3.7 miles one way. Coogee is also great because our Uber could drop us off easily and it was not swarmed with traffic.
Written May 10, 2020
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA11,863 contributions
Dec 2019
This seemed like the beach at the end of the line as it is way outside of downtown. But you can get there by the bus and the effort is worth it as the beach is huge so lots of room to spread out And then some good place to eat when you are done with the surf.
Written April 7, 2020
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