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Clovelly Rd. | Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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All reviewsboth sidesblue groperconcrete boardwalkhigh tidebondi coogeetypical sydneyrock poolssurf beachgreat for kidscoastal walknice beachcentral stationworth a visitsnorkelingprotectedswimmerswaves
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was quite an interesting beach, thin and narrow and stretching back into the land in a narrow inlet. Too bad they concreted both sides of the narrow beach but it does give folks an interesting place to swim.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This was a very interesting place to visit, the walk up and down the old cobbled road was definitely worth it, the village was so interesting to walk around. It gave my 11 year old a great insight into how people lived in the early...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were there in the winter, so didn't test the water, but lots of others seemed to be swimming and learning to dive in the protected inlet. The cafe was open for a coffee and we took a short break before heading off to Coogee.You...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Lazy summer days and wonderful lagoon for snorkling, plus you may be lucky and see the giant groper.

Thank sonnet38
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Clovelly beach is a strange beach. It's very very narrow but very very long. There is a disused pool as well which looks like it has seen far better days. It's totally strange. You can get up close to some of the crashing waves which...More

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Clovelly is the place for a swim in eastern suburbs if you don't like waves. Very family friendly and the cafe above concrete boardwalk is excellent.popular cafe all year round as it is on Coogee to Bondi walk. Worth a visit.

Thank NKR59
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The beach itself is not much bigger than a postage stamp amid a couple of wide concrete boardwalks either side. Seems like a lot of people snorkel or learn to scuba in the narrow inlet - not much wider than a swimming pool and small...More

Thank Firsttimecruiser52
Reviewed 3 May 2018

If you don't want a surf beach with waves, there aren't a lot of options in the eastern suburbs (Little Bay's good, also the harbour beaches). Clovelly bay has a long lagoon a little bit protected from the ocean, although with a few smaller waves....More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is the best spot in the eastern suburbs for a snorkel. You can drive and park here but it does get crowded on weekends, you can also get the bus here from the city. There are many types of fish to see, including the...More

Thank mjm19622019
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Clovelly Beach is in the east of Sydney and has a nice little beach which is favoured by families. There is a nice little kiosk restaurant right on the beach and further up the hill a great pub where you can have a very nice...More

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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
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Stephanie Q
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Response from Kenny B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is! It's slightly above and beside the beach/rock pool on the northern side, a great location for a party of friends.