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Coogee Beach

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Address: Arden Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Always feel like Coogee is overlooked because of its neighbour Bondi which is sad really. This is a really beautiful beach with great cliff walks. A not to be missed place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always feel like Coogee is overlooked because of its neighbour Bondi which is sad really. This is a really beautiful beach with great cliff walks. A not to be missed place.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for four nights. The beach is clean and it does get busy. There was a students beach football tournament taking place on one of the days so it was busy. There are bbq's and picnic areas just off the beach and lots of bars and restaurants nearby. If you like walking there's a nice coastal walk to... More 

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Malton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very busy beach area with lots of restaurants, great fresh juice kiosk when you get off the bus. Easily feached by inexpensive bus ride from city centre.

Thank Anne N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is close to great food. The beach is a decent size and fairly clean. There are bbq's, picnic tables and a lot of grassy area above the beach and to the north. Mostly young people, backpackers, and students though everyone is generally very considerate. Head to Maroubra beach if you want a larger and quieter beach.

Thank Garrett M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to Coogee Beach to relax, you might be in for a big shock, as it is a very busy beach. Not only are there a lot of people sun bathing, but also a lot of sporting activities taking place i.e Volleyball etc.,. But if you can put up with a large crowd, it is a pretty good... More 

Thank MikeN42
Dauin, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love visiting Oz and sometimes dream of moving there. The natural, healthy outdoors lifestyle is epitomized by Coogee Beach. With the renovation after storm damage of the pool and surf club, this part of town is wonderful.

Thank Adam D
Amberley, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had not heard of Coogee Beach before. Bondi is the beach most people talk about. Coogee is a great beach. Beautiful area beautiful scenery. It might even be quieter than Bondi which would probably be a bonus in the summer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling with a friend we first lived in the city but hated how busy and hectic it was so moved to Coogee it's a small beach town with some shops and restaurants offering a bit of everything close connections to Bondi and the city via buses which run all night also a green space at the front of the beach... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have lived here most of my life. It has a wow factor, beautiful beach and great people. I am blessed to live in one of the best places in the world.

Thank Shelly C
Kendall, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at Coogee Beach eight times in the last ten months,it's great.Every morning by about 5.30am council staff are hard at work cleaning rubbish left overnight by people who can't bother using the garbage bins provided.The sand on the beach is also raked over.There are plenty of places to eat,no matter the time of day.Its a wonderful place... More 

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Very accessible by public transport, Coogee is the smaller, friendlier, more intimate version of Bondi Beach. Coogee is the only beach in the Eastern suburbs that does not have big waves, making it an excellent family beach. The Coogee Bay Hotel, located right across the beach, has one of the biggest beer gardens in Australia and plenty of entertainment every night of the week. Be on the lookout for celebrity footballers! A little further south is Wylie’s Baths, offering sweeping 180 degree views over the Pacific Ocean, and it is perfect for a swim or a few laps. Plenty of dining choices surround the beach, including the famous fish and chips.
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