Anson Bay

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Andrew S
Maitland, Australia199 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Couples
The views and scenery were amazing and the walk down the zig zag track was exhilarating. Just park your car at the lookout/picnic area and the track is on the right following a little gully.
Written 25 March 2023
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slinky1100
Melbourne, Vic143 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
We decided to hike down to the beach and started following the gently sloping track down. Sadly, halfway down, there was a sign saying the track was closed due to falling rocks. So, we abandoned the track and climbed down the steep hill to the beach. This seemed pretty dangerous but we wanted to get down there. In hindsight I wouldn't recommend doing this but we saw someone later do the same thing. We made it safely down but didn't swim as the sea was so rough. Cooled our feet down in some water that was skimming across the beach, and then ate some lunch we had brought with us, using the picnic table provided. We walked back up the same sloping track which luckily had no falling rocks at the time. There is a very, special cliff-face there which is worth examining. There are beautiful views available here.
Written 18 February 2023
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razza61
Gatton, Australia434 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
We stopped here for morning tea on our half day tour. A great picnic spot with full amenities and the view over Anson Bay is stunning. The water colour is divine. You can take a walk down to the beach but we didn't have time.
Written 13 June 2022
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MDKbrisbane
Brisbane, Australia445 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
even if you dont go down the track to the beach seeing the view from up the top is a photo shot at its best. beautiful beach with a great picnic area and toilets up the top.
Written 23 April 2022
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danielkayelene
The Summit, Australia758 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Amazing views from the top of the cliffs. Even better to take the meandering trail down to the waters edge. It's not a steep climb as the trail zig zags its way down so is accessible for those with moderate fitness levels. Check out the WW2 bunkers - one near the trail on the way down, the other one the cliff edge at the southern end of the beach.
Written 12 April 2022
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Emanpee
Sydney, Australia2,736 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
While great to view from the designated parking & picnic area, or from the pasture near the pistol range, it is also a stunning beach to walk on and dip into the water. A relatively good path down, but maybe slightly steep uphill 10 minutes back to the ridge, could deter some, but absolutely worth the effort to spend time on this beach. Photographers will love the cliff top shots down to a pristine beach and crytsal blue waters.
Written 9 April 2022
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JElliot32
New South Wales, Australia3,867 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
This is a lovely, small cove near the northern-most tip of Norfolk Island. In fact, the whole (short) drive up the east coast is a total delight. We viewed the bay from the lookout above and didn't go down the steep path to the small beach. While the water looked inviting, had heard it can be a treacherous place to take a dip.
Written 8 April 2022
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PeterE2147
Sydney, Australia524 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
One of my favourite Beaches in Norfolk Island. Very picturesque.
Unfortunately it is quite difficult to access if you have mobility issues. A zig zag 15 minute walk will take you to the bottom but add a few extra minutes for the return back up.
So much to take in along the way with the Norfolk Pines, Rock Faces and of course the beach itself.
As a bonus we were the only ones on the beach when we visited.
Written 25 March 2022
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karris21
Australia343 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
If you can manage the walk down to Anson Bay you will see interesting rock formations up the cliffs. We did some rock hopping during lowish tide to the right which was quite interesting. Again the rock formations and watching the waves coming in on both sides of you.
We took snorkelling gear down but didn't use it because it was too rough. Some in the group liked playing in the waves which was something different from Emily Bay.
Written 16 January 2022
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Ilona Y
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
Take a camera and prepared to be awed. The scenery all around the coast is incredible and well worth the time to drive around and find great spots.
Written 8 January 2022
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