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Coogee Beach

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Address: Arden Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Easy access, easy parking. Good lifeguards service and facilities. Plenty of space. Clean and soft sand. Great waves!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Susie Q
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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The beach was a little smaller than other good beaches in sydney. The waves were good. Does get a little crowded and that was a little off.

Thank reneedubois69
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easy access, easy parking. Good lifeguards service and facilities. Plenty of space. Clean and soft sand. Great waves!

Thank Susie Q
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great little beach... with great places to eat and drink all close by The pavilion is situated to the north end of Coogee and has great views looking out over the beach and sea! We'all worth a visit ;)

Thank Johnny W
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Coogee beach is a great to visit with plenty to do and see. The waves are pretty tame when compared with the surrounding beaches. The local are helpful and aren't as rude as people in Bondi! One of the best places to go while you are there is melon head on Coogee Bay road. There smoothies can't be beat. If... More 

Thank holidaytime2222
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coogee offers a special place my wife and I love this place as it has pretty much everything you need and not as crowded as some beaches we love the walks and the fact you can just chill

Thank Fred L
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is a little smaller, and seems to have mainly locals going to it. It's a great little beach. A great to place to go for picnics/hanging out, and again if you are not a confident swimmer, stick between the flags. The surf lifesavers are there for good reason! I'm a confident swimmer, and the tide took me back.

Thank Merilyn_S_12
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very family orientated beach. Lovely cafes and restaurants nearby. One of my favourite beaches here large beach and large grass area with BBQ facilities. Well policed both lifeguards and police very friendly atmosphere everywher

Thank Willie B
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More localised activity beach than Bondi but still as beautiful and scenic. Beautiful sand and calming ocean breezes make this a wonderful stop to sit an ponder all of lifes questions :)

Thank Sean128427
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone hears about the famous beaches of Sydney 'Bondi' etc... Coogee however is a fantastic little hideout, loads to do and see, great places (very modern) to eat and have a few drinks. A must to visit if you want Togo for a swim without being inundated by crowds of people.

Thank Stacy R
Port Stephens, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I were amazed at the beauty of Coogee Beach. The beach was extremely picturesque with the surrounding park and brick work walkways.

Thank Paul B

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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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