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“It's not as well-known as Bondi but probably a better option”
Review of Coogee Beach

Coogee Beach
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USD 269.30*
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Sydney Beaches Tour by Helicopter
Ranked #34 of 472 things to do in Sydney
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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
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“It's not as well-known as Bondi but probably a better option”
Reviewed 21 February 2012

One of our favourite Sydney beaches, Coogee is now starting to hold its own. Better located and you do not have to break the bank to park or eat at this beautiful eastern subrubs family haunt. Coogee is perhaps better known to British and continental backpackers, as well as some of our friends from across the Tasman , but has always held its place in the hearts of south eastern - eastern suburbs dwellers as being perhaps a better and family friendly beach with more structure and facilities then iconic neighbour, Bondi. Serviced by the M50 Sydney Buses Services from some Northern and North Western suburbs, next to our favourite Maroubra , it is our beach of choice. Eat at Fips on the beach or walk up the road to Renatos or one of the other eateries within 5 minutes walk of the beach. Open sided beach side huts with BBQs close by are dotted around the beach for public use.
Great as a family or friendship group excursion, even if on a tight budget as you can pack all your own food and drinks and have a picnic on the sand or one of the many beach huts. We saw families and friends of many different nationalities do just this and also a number of groups using the electric BBQs to cook meat etc. An inexpensive way to while away the time in a completely relaxing atmosphere whilst getting a tan or in for a cooling swim or surfing.

Visited January 2012
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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“Tidal pools”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

4 tidal swimming pools at Coogee Beach. Wylies Baths cost $4.50, the other 3 are free but 1 only admits females.

Visited February 2012
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“Friendly, beach for all young and old alike.”
Reviewed 19 February 2012

We enjoyed a barbecue near the beach with friends and had a relaxing ,fun time.

Visited December 2011
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Sydney, Australia
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“Fun, relaxing, social”
Reviewed 18 February 2012

One of my favourite beach destinations, chilled atmosphere, safe enclosed beach, rarely surf, ringed by great pubs, clubs, cafes, restaurants and parklands catering to kids, bikeriders and footy players or the odd cricket game, even dog owners can enjoy this beach. The Coogee Bay Hotel has won many awards year after year as the best pub in Sydney. Lots of back packers mixing with locals. A fun relaxing day can be had at Coogee Beach.

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Melbourne, Australia
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“Coogee Hotel best lunch place”
Reviewed 17 February 2012

Coogee Beach is beautiful. The promenade walk is very pleasant. The beach very welcoming and popular. Nice place to spend the day. When Hunger strikes, cross the road to the Coogee Bay Hotel and lunch or have a drink in the very relaxing beer garden, overlooking the water.

Visited January 2012
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