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Emily Bay

Beautifull protected bay..very relaxing..terrific views..best place to swim during the summer. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
outbackjack
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Lovely bay

Emily Bay is a safe swimming bay in all seasons. It’s protected by an outer and inner reef with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
2Flyboys
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“safe swimming” (35 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (43 reviews)
LOCATION
Norfolk Island, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifull protected bay..very relaxing..terrific views..best place to swim during the summer. The beach is very well protected fro the weather with the reef being just a few hundred yards offshore. Many picnis area's dotted along the bay. Very close by is the second settlement ruins.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Emily Bay is a safe swimming bay in all seasons. It’s protected by an outer and inner reef with nice sand. There’s a small pontoon to swim out to which is fun. It sits in Kingston Town where most of the historical buildings are. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Emily Bay is so very pretty just around the corner from the old convict buildings and ruins. It is sheltered from most of the big seas and many people swim there throughout the year. Easily accessible down to the water's edge, there are picnic facilities...More

Thank Jan R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gorgeous little bay, clean sands, crystal clear waters, no waves - perfect for little kids and non-swimmers as well as those who like to snorkel and see the underwater wildlife! If you're going to Norfolk spend some time at Emily Bay.

Thank Peter R
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

We went to Emily Beach every day we could on our 6 days on Norfolk Island- while the water was crisp we enjoined 3 swims and what an amazing beach - so protected- great views across the reef- we loved it

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Beautiful colour, clear and clean. Gets depth quickly and able to swim at any time. For confident swimmers there's a floating platform. Have to watch out for small rocks on going in. Water's edge is a little steep for elderly footing on getting out. No...More

Thank schafer65
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

We enjoyed a brief visit to Emily Bay while on a half day tour. Lovely little spot that is quit unspoiled. peaceful water protected by a reef. Nice sandy beach. All within walking distance of the historic colonial buildings of Kingston. Very nice location.

Thank Ray G
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Emily Bay is situated minutes away from the Convict Settlement ruins and the old salt mill stands on the right bank. To the left hand side on the edge of the golf course you will discover the oldest "primitive" lighthouse in Australia. The vicinity of...More

Thank Martie C
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful spot to swim and snorkel. The bay is protected by the reef, shark free! Lovely to linger in the sand or take the glass bottom boat to see the reef.

Thank Sue M
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Hi, we stayed on Norfolk Island 🇳🇫 for just over a week. Emily bay was a very very short drive from our apartment. So we spent a reasonable amount of time there. The snorkeling was great. We even had a BBQ there. Great location for...More

Thank Peter M
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