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Coogee Beach

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Address: Arden Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
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Great place to relax

It is easily accessible by train and bus. Just check the transport NSW website. The water was cold so we didn't swim. We just sat on the sand and chatted and relaxed. The seagulls... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is easily accessible by train and bus. Just check the transport NSW website. The water was cold so we didn't swim. We just sat on the sand and chatted and relaxed. The seagulls were fun to watch. It was summer but it wasn't too crowded.

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We travelled there by public transport, using Opal Cards and advice from the NSW Public Transport website, which gives detailed advice on how to use public transport to get from where you are in Sydney to where you wan to get to. The beach is attractive, with plenty of facilities, and the start (or end) of a great coastal walk... More 

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Ocean Grove, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a lovely place to visit, we walked from Bondi to Coogee and enjoyed every minute of it. Coogee has a lovely shopping strip, great to have a browse around. Dolphin Point is a must visit, it has a memorial to all of the people from NSW who were killed in the Bali bombing including the loss of many... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely to have a stroll along on a nice summers night. Drop in and have a drink at the Coogee Surf Club on a Sunday afternoon, The best view and location for a quiet drink.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach and park were very good always clean. The beach's are cleaned every morning also beach monitored by life guards.

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Tawa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel is closed to Congee Beach. It's only a 20 minute walk. We went on a weekday. The beach is not so crowded. The vies of the ocean is fantastic. We also enjoyed the swimming hole among the rocks.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to stay away from Bondi and found Coogee a bit by accident. We stayed nearly 4 weeks and found it was a quiet, clean and safe place. Good transportation to CBD, Bondi etc. Beach was very scenic and not too crowded and a GREAT place for a run. Lots of places to eat and get groceries.

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Albany, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a relaxing afternoon on the beach. Enjoyed the rock pool off to the side and walking along the sand.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are new to Sydney and last minute on a Sunday we thought we'd do some exploring and found a recommendation for Coogee Beach from good old Trip Advisor! So off we went and we had a great day! Plenty of walking paths around the coastline which were all accessible with the pram. Lots of open fields, trees and table... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely beach, shops and good restaurants nearby. Parking can be challenging at times. Plenty sea shells and weeds.

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Coogee
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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