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Address: Greycliffe Avenue, Vaucluse, Waverley, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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+61 2 9337 7333
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We have been using this harbour beach for over 15 years and it never stops giving us pleasure. It has everything - shade from large trees, a beautiful beach, netted safety when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been using this harbour beach for over 15 years and it never stops giving us pleasure. It has everything - shade from large trees, a beautiful beach, netted safety when swimming, rocks to climb on and investigate, an excellent kiosk providing everything from pies to sushi, good facilities and a delightful atmosphere. It can get very busy during... More 

Thank PSJH
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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303 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Had such a good day down at one of the best harbour beaches in Sydney and if not the world. Loved it. Great for the family.

Thank Shaun T
Sydney, Australia
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153 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Surrounded by Sydney Harbour national park which has giant tree lined pathways. Historic cottage, cute historic cottage. Concrete stairs and a netted area for swimmers. I perch on the rocks and share with the crowd and seagulls a birds eye view of the beach and harbour. The water was freezing (October). Everyone is here, beauties, fatties, kiddies, oldies the whole... More 

Thank spiceylulu
Gold Coast
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316 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Our group tour stopped off here for a delightful lunch at cafe in Nielsen Park.very quiet in early Spring but gets busy in weekends, popular with locals apparently. On Sydney's harbour reach , but a good CBD bus service I understand. Lovely safe netted beach for swimming. Beautiful park. Stately homes in area. Nielsen Park is very popular for weddings... More 

Thank BabsGoldCoast
Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We went for lunch to Nielsen Park and we had a walk along the Park. The views are fantastic but not the road. I hurt my foot and I am still injured. It needs some work. It is a bit neglected. Spectacular views.

Thank SusanaFurphy
Umina Beach, Australia
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

With spring upon us visitors to Sydney who wish to enjoy a typical Aussie style seaside experience could not ask for a better venue than Nielsen Park on Sydney Harbour. If yellow sands and sparkling blue water are what you seek, without battling surf and beach going crowds, then look no more. This is one of Sydney's best kept secrets,... More 

Thank Frequenttravello
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Plenty of room to lounge around with friends or picnic for family. Safe for young ones and open areas for game of football for teenagers.

Thank szoisg
Dzierzoniow, Poland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Definitely the best place in Sydney. Tourists don't know this place so usually you can meet only local people in there. The water is very clear. There's a huge park around the beach where you can hide in hotter days. You can also have a walk along the coast with spectacular views on Sydney City. There are also public toilets,... More 

Thank aniasz222
New South Wales, Australia
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Great for a relaxing stroll, plenty of room to enjoy the sunshine. Nice cafe looking out onto the water.

Thank stellkatalina
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Went here for breakfast during the week. Delicious fresh food. Incredible view of the harbour. Sat outside to take it all in & soak up the atmosphere. Attentive staff without being intrusive. A great place to visit on a regular basis.

Thank lulugOz

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