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Address: Norfolk Island, Australia

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charming beach

make sure you spend time here . charming even in bad weather be sure find the nearby lime kilns have a picnic at emily bay

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

make sure you spend time here . charming even in bad weather be sure find the nearby lime kilns have a picnic at emily bay

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New Zealand
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of places to park with views over Emily Bay,, all free of course.. safe to swim in, nice water temperature even in winter when we were there...make your way out to the pontoon and dive off. There is small changing sheds and toilets there. Snorkeling is best on the salt house side and even better in Slaughter Bay.

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Perth, Australia
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211 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Emily Bay reminds me of one of the most beautiful swimming places in Australia, i.e. Greens Pool in Denmark, WA. Safe and protected by reef, on a still day it is absolutely glorious. We picked our time & went early on a day with no wind, and whilst the water was very cold at first we quickly got used to... More 

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Thank kerryinoz
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Emily Bay is the only beach on Norfolk Island. The rest of the coastline is very rugged. The lone tree you can see on the left of the photograph has been there since the first settlement, so it is very old. Emily Bay is a lovely protected spot where a glass bottomed boat operates. It's a lovely place to hang... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fair only very average pleasant enough area to smoko subject to wind conditions 30knoys only swimming on island fair only

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Thank 169ann
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Picnics on the beach, swimming, building sand castles with our young Son and about 24 degree of warmth to soak up. Totally relaxing.

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Thank RobH1960
Marikina, Philippines
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

A very family-friendly beach. Great for swimming in hotter weather. Equally enjoyable in winter for strolls, or even just sitting on the rocks and gazing out to sea.

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Thank Susan C
Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Lovely sandy horseshoe shaped bay, with a raft to swim to! Ideal family spot for a picnic and swim. Changing rooms nearby, and lovey views out to sea, and along the coast.

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Thank Judith N
Nelson, New Zealand
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Even though it was mid-winter, we enjoyed three visits to Emily Bay, relaxing on the beach while our granddaughter played in the sand. Nice bird life and nearby views.

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Thank Janelizabeth56
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Great place for swimming... or just sitting on the beach and relaxing. As nearly everywhere you go on the Island there are bbq facilities and tables and benches to sit at.

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