Coogee Beach, Sydney

4.6
#3 of 29 in Beaches in Sydney
Beach · Nature / Park
Second only to Bondi in popularity, Coogee Beach is suitable for swimming, relaxing in the sun, and picnicking. Nearby is a busy shopping and dining area, where you can also find hotel accommodations if you choose to stay longer in this quaint part of the city. Though this part of the coast is famous for its dangerous shore breaks, an ocean pool lies at the southern end of the beach in a sheltered area safe for swimming. Lifeguards are on duty daily and on the Wedding Cake Island, rising out of the water about 400 m (1,300 ft) offshore. This small island forms a rocky reef that helps shelter the beach and creates an area safe for swimming Make Coogee Beach a part of your Sydney vacation plans using our Sydney day trip planning tool.
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4.6
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  • While the other beaches usually have rock pools so that those who prefer lap swimming will also find fun, Coogee beach has five baths instead. Rockpools are usually free to use and more extensive...  more »
  • Great beach. Not too busy which is great and has nice chipper across from it owned by a lovely irish lady Mary. The water here is beautiful and calm which makes for good swimming. Nice green area...  more »
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  • Nice beach, you can have good time there with your partner. I really enjoyed my day there... I like the Mexican restaurant there, their food was so delicious.
  • nice beach and lots of space. I did not see the toilet, which is very important if you have children. a lot of lifeguards, it is very important. in a word beautiful and pleasant

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