Horseshoe Bay
Horseshoe Bay
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4.5 of 5 bubbles339 reviews
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Maggie
Peachester, Australia148 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
This is a great little spot and a must visit when in Bowen, Qld.
There is a great walking track with stunning views, the water is turquoise blue and quite spectacular. There is a little cafe near the beach. Parking is a premium, not a lot of it at the beach, might need to park down from it and walk up. Well worth it though!
Written 10 June 2023
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Sharyn B
Bermagui, Australia2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Gorgeous beach with its own cafe. Live music over the weekends to boot. A wonderful safe beach to splash about in or have a snorkel. Water was a little nippy but only because of the wind but very pleasant.
Written 3 June 2023
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Angela R
Brisbane, Australia38 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
This place was so beautiful the little bay just picture perfect. The water was so warm very picturesque, we only visited didn’t try any local eateries
Written 11 March 2023
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AM
Side, Türkiye47 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
I could have stayed here forever. such a gorgeous beach on a gorgeous island with loads of quirky restaurants bars and shops nearby. Give yourself a few days on this island.
Written 3 January 2023
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Saminda E
Grafton, Australia158 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
We wish we had more time in Bowen as we didn't realise how beautiful it was. If you are staying in Bowen, even overnight, make sure you stay at one of the resorts on the beach.

This bay is beautiful with crystal clear waters and the temp is perfect.
Written 16 October 2022
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Kimabbe
Cairns, Australia17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Third time we've visited this qauint little beach, love it! Most days has not been overly crowded, water clear & place clean! Plenty of shady spots to spend hours taking in the views and sunshine. *Bonus* cafe right at your fingertips and a lovely hill walk. Can spend a whole day there, just so relaxing & enjoyable!
Written 12 October 2022
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KEYdestinations
Brisbane, Australia107 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Friends
Mid rated Queensland Beach. Shame there is no designated lagoon pool to be safe locally.
Small alcove / bay with rocks, boulders and tan sand.
Written 11 September 2022
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Kelly B
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Solo
Just like the pictures in the brochures. Had a gorgeous swim. Beautiful little bay. Plenty of beaches in Bowen to enjoy.
Written 20 August 2022
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LDalponte
Caracas, Venezuela152 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
We stopped here for a little rest. We wish we had organize a night around this area! Neat beautiful bay recovered and maintained by the local school. There other little beaches around too and they are all great spots for a dip! Just be aware there might not be flags.
Written 5 August 2022
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Ezy K - Cat
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
great cycle to this area, cycle and walking paths, views are amazing. Can be windy so rug up appropriately
Written 1 August 2022
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