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Olympic Pool North Sydney

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Address: 20 Alfred Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2004, Australia
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Beautiful sunny winter days in Sydney

Sydney in late autumn and early winter is a top spot and there are few places better to enjoy it in a leisurely fashion then lounging by the pool and taking a dip in the... read more

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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sydney in late autumn and early winter is a top spot and there are few places better to enjoy it in a leisurely fashion then lounging by the pool and taking a dip in the (somewhat) heated waters of North Sydney swimming pool. It is an ode to times and glories past but still pleasant and attractive, nestled beside the... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pools, with the free entry we got from Luna Park this summer. Nice way to end the day. Don't forget to get tokens for hot water for the showers when you are done! A lady was kind enough to give us one of hers as she was leaving, so not sure of the cost, if any?? Nice to go... More 

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London
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

So, I love swimming, but I have never written a review about a pool. THIS pool is worth writing about. Firstly, the pool itself is great. Olympic size and depth and plenty of lanes for all swimmers - fast, slow, freestyle, training and a lane for pottering about in. The salt water may not be everyone's preference but the buoyancy... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

What could be better than a dip in a well maintained pool almost directly under the Sydney Harbour Bridge? There you are swimming or even just sipping a coffee and checking the scene ... Looking up at that arc steel structure, feeling the tremor as a train goes by or looking up and trying to count the number of groups... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place to swim...rught by the harbour and Harbour bright, can't beat it. We previously visited with iur young children and overseas visits and many find memories. Recently returned for a swim and a little disappointed to see in upgrades with the change rooms and showers...still paying for some warm water. Seems all the money has gone into... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great facilities but there is strong chlorine so if you are doing laps you definitely need goggles which you can buy at the shop. Amazing views and very handy to the city. Otherwise it is a 50 metre pool where you can do some exercise and relax with a cappuccino or fresh juice from the shop.

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Thank Bruce G
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Couldn't find an email to write to the pool but we went there yesterday and it was disgusting. The water was filthy, the floor and tiles were slimey & there was rubbish in the pool. The outside area was also slimey and slippery (& very dangerous).You get charged extra $$$$ for taking a shower or using the spa pool (god... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great views from the area being next to Luna Park. It has multiple pool options, including 25m indoor or 50m outdoor each catering for lap swimming. Relatively salty swim in the 50m outdoor. What I didn't like was needing a token for a shower - not having been mentioned (you need to buy it on your way in) when I... More 

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ACT
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Spent a few hours here on a sunny summer afternoon and loved it. We'd been to Luna Park in the morning and came over for a swim to cool off and have a rest. Best bits - salt water pool - very very salt water pool, so very buoyant. 3.9m deep end; close views of the harbour bridge. Not so... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Excellent pool, Olympic size, well located to transport, ferries, trains nearby and wonderful views of the harbour while swimming - good all year round pool. Parking is cheaper if you get there early.

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