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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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USD 103.97*
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Morning or Afternoon Sydney Highlights Tour with a Local Guide
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Private Sydney Harbour National Park Walking Tour

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Lovely spot....

I visited this beach with my friend. A lovely spot, nice water and lovely surroundings. Cafes around this area too. Nice spot for a relaxing day,

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 January 2017
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Oscadnica, Slovakia
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Oscadnica, Slovakia
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51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I visited this beach with my friend. A lovely spot, nice water and lovely surroundings. Cafes around this area too. Nice spot for a relaxing day,

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

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 

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Thank PSJH
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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307 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 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.

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Sydney, Australia
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189 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 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 

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Gold Coast
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325 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 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 

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Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 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.

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Umina Beach, Australia
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 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.

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Dzierzoniow, Poland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 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 

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New South Wales, Australia
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

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

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