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Coogee Beach

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Address: Arden Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Surf, food and wine

Coogee is a great beach but you need to be careful swimming as it drops off quite quickly. There are great walks around the headland with lots of play areas for children. Better... read more

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Cairns Region, Australia
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Cairns Region, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Coogee is a great beach but you need to be careful swimming as it drops off quite quickly. There are great walks around the headland with lots of play areas for children. Better still you can go to the Coogee Pavilion and have a great casual meal or drink with the locals

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach was small. If you're into tame water, no surf, and topless sunbaking, then this is the place for you. Great cafes and juice shops nearby.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views from both ends of the beach. A great place to chill and easy access by bus to/from CBD. Many nice restaurant off the beach along the roads. Neighborhood peaceful and serene.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to Bondi decided to go here for the day. not the best. the beach is just ok in my mind but as there is building work going on at the edge of the beach did not see t its best. Around the beach there are lots of nice pubs and places to eat.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fairly small but clean and pretty beach. A medium surf and safe swimming with lifeguards between the flags. Also a kids pool in front of the surf club, and a ladies pool for $2 entry, amazing value.

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice beach but keep in mind it is located in a more backpacker type area. It's a quiet town but nice. Beware the blue bottles (jellyfish).

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually prefer Coogee to Bondi, but it's like picking between sapphires and emeralds - both are gorgeous, and being at both ends of the Bondi to Coogee walk, both well worth a visit. The crowds here can be as annoying as they are at Bondi though, sometimes moreso for being made of up so many backpackers without much regard... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Boutique Coogee bay Hotel to fully experience Coogee and was not disappointed. The beach is just across the road and of course the start to the Coogee Bondi walk. The culture of the Coogee area is the typical aussie beach scene with lots of people in bikinis and great family/couple outings. The strip near the beach is... More 

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Voorschoten, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coogee beach is a smaller beach with a younger crowd. The waves are nice to play with and plenty of shops and restaurants. Better than Bondi, Manly i enjoyed most. Bronte i still need to discover.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Cougee after doing the breathtaking Bondi to Cougee walk with my daughters and son in law twice Cougee is buzzing white sands great pavilion restaurant and loads of lifeguards

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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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