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Clovelly Rd. | Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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All reviews both sides blue groper high tide concrete boardwalk bondi coogee rock pools surf beach coastal walk nice beach central station worth a visit a lot of fun snorkeling protected waves swimmers groupers
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Awesome beach with lots of free parking but also lots of fun for kids in shallow water strip.Life guard on duty and keep watching all the time during the day.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank sselakshman
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The locals say it is good to snorkel and swim. It truly looked calm and swim able. But it also looked really dirty to me. I don't think I would do. Too many other places to enjoy blue clean waters in Australia.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank daqattaq
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This beach has a concrete bath set up - great for people who don't like the sand but not me preference

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank irve2016
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is a man made beach with concreted banks which enables snorkelled to jump straight into deep water. It is enclosed slightly so little chance of getting washed out to sea. So much fun. Plus there is a natural dog pouch pool for adventurous pooches....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank spiceylulu
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A wonderful safe beach in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. I was there today, enjoying a swim, it is my regular beach. It is a very safe beach for small children, all the family & a great spot for those who just want to watch...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It's amazing snorkeling place. I spent a quality time with my mom, She really loved it !!! Clear & Bright How to go : You can take Bus No. 370 from Hyde Park to Clovelly Beach by 30 minutes. Toilet : Clean Fees : No...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Nutto36
Reviewed 8 September 2016

There is no where like it in sydney and it fun for the whole family. It is say and also a great place for snorkling!

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank charlielove19
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Clovelly, learned to swim the and was a long time active member of the Surf Club and Eskimos Winter Swimming Club (and Life Member of both). It is an absolute gem for families being protected and very safe and is ideal...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Bob B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great spot for snorkeling in Sydney. I'm not a good swimmer but Clovelly is easy for pp even like me! There is a few options of fishes and the water is clear, easy to see them.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Estely84
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The beach is very sheltered and there's a small playground. Not very crowded. There is a swimming pool but it seemed under restauration when we visited (sep 2015).

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank gammeldansk80
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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
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21 October 2018|
Response from mjm19622019 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There is no charge at this beach, it is a beautiful, free public beach. There are fish all year round, it is safe and clean. This is the first month I would swim after winter. The sea temperature is warming up to about... More
Stephanie Q
19 August 2016|
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Response from Kenny B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is! It's slightly above and beside the beach/rock pool on the northern side, a great location for a party of friends.