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Arden Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We thought this beach was nicer than Bondi Beach. It's a little smaller than Bondi but still large, and it's more laid back and less crowded. There's more shade at Coogee too if you want to get out of the sun. The showers and changing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked to Coogee (Could Gee) from Bondi (Bond Eye - not Bond - ee) via the coastal trail. Like Bondi Coogee is stunning and also very popular.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BBStacker67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coogee Beach has all the features that you would find at Bondi and with less people. It is an attractive beach with lovely grass areas at the back of the beach and a number of hotels with beer gardens so you can enjoy a quiet...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank erringtonfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is one of the better beaches in the area. Not too big , but big enough to give ample space to surfers and swimmers aswell as golden sands to lie on, or grassy verges if you prefer. There are showers and water fountains for...More

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

Coogee beach offers a beautiful big bay and promenade with some nice restaurants and cafes. Great facilities and transport connections. Easy to reach from city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank aroundtheworld247365
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Near high tide and waves crashing into Giles pool. Gives a daring feel as you get swept about. As a visitor to Sydney it was a unique sea swim

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jo k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an overnight stay in Coogee Beach before flying home to the USA. We spent the afternoon on the beach watching families swim together and the young life guards practicing with parents watching. It was a bit cool, but a light jacket was all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the bus from Circular Key to Coogee Beach. Easy and inexpensive. Get your Opal card and explore Sydney! It was New Year's day so all the beaches were busy. This was a nice one but we moved on to Bondi via the beach...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jean S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place, lots of places to find on a long coastal walk,great cafe's and food, stayed over the road from the beach, still close to the city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bootsinoz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place buzzes with people from all over the world - heaps of great eateries and of course a decent beach as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joseph C
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28 June 2017|
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Response from madtraveller2016 | Reviewed this property |
never had an issue with roadside parking... make sure u are following the instructions for parking properly... else hotel parking option is also good... have a great trip
1 June 2017|
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Response from 88irisa | Reviewed this property |
It's like the Oyster card in London, a card that you can top up with money and use on the public transport. Can be topped up at newsagents and stations.