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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing beach! Long sandy bay and large parkland behind, nearly empty except for Sundays. Great shame about the huge parking fees, bit of a rip off for tourists like us.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Palm Beach is really picturesque, it's just beautiful. There beach is really long, around 2km, probably more, I forget. There is a sea pool at one end of the beach, it's about mid waist height. There are some rockpools which my two boys loved exploring...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank themurrayfamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family & I have just returned from Australia & whilst there we visited Palm Beach- known to us brits as Summer Bay. My nephew who was also on the trip, is a big fan of Home & Away, & this was Summer Bay. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Jacqui149
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. Good food. Great for surfers and beach goers however he ocean is not calm if that’s what you are looking for.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MyTravels8
Reviewed 11 February 2019

Beauitful place to visit. Worth climbing the stairs to the lighthouse although you can use a slope but it will be a slightly longer walk. Views at the top are outstanding, definitely worth the trek. The beach is clean with soft sand and clear blue...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MandyH1432
Reviewed 30 January 2019

A beautiful beach, which reveals itself after a drive through lovely residential areas from Avalon. A great place for a walk on the beach and if you're a fan of the soap, a chance to take some souvenir shots at Alf's bait shop.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Ulysses2012
Reviewed 19 January 2019

When people are mentioning the "Home and away," it doesn't mean anything to me, since I am not a TV person. Yes, I heard the title, but never watched it. This beautiful quiet beach can speak up for itself. To go to the Barrenjoey Lighthouse...More

Date of experience: January 2019
13  Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 7 January 2019

made famous by Home and Away personally, I think its a bit overrated. At the end of the day, its really just a beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bruno F
Reviewed 4 January 2019

What a hidden gem Palm Beach turned out to be....so beautiful with its crystal clear waters and quaint village feel. Really enjoyed the round trip ferry ride to Ettalong as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mickrachel
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

We had a Christmas holiday BBQ with friends. We decided to stay put at the Governor Philip Park for the day. The place was overcrowded, and we struggled to get parking. The cost was exorbitant- $10/hour or $40/day. There were only 2 toilets for females...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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15 February 2017|
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Response from SOLBUDAK | Reviewed this property |
Hi jelly beans pool not for wheel chair ,other area fine thanks.
24 August 2016|
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Response from MWandAW | Reviewed this property |
1) No 2) According to information Flamin' Galah Sydney Tours website, the Official Home and Away Tour to Summer Bay currently runs every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The pick-up point is at 1.15pm outside the... More
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18 August 2016|
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Response from Robyn-and-Rob | Reviewed this property |
There would be a long hike up to the lighthouse which would be a few klms. The houses are set on the side of hills and once again it would be a long climb.