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Address: Clovelly Rd. | Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bondi to Clovelly Coastal Walking Tour
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Small sheltered inlet

Safe bathing for small kids from a sandy beach . Good swimmers can enjoy swim out along narrow outlet to the sea. Both sides of inlet are concreted where people lie down to... read more

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Wexford, Ireland
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Wexford, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Safe bathing for small kids from a sandy beach . Good swimmers can enjoy swim out along narrow outlet to the sea. Both sides of inlet are concreted where people lie down to sunbath . There is a cafe and toilets here. During busy times there is lifrguard cover . Only drawback for Clovelly is the limited parking

Thank mlb186643
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is a good place to get a tan, swim or snorkel. Bue to the entries like a pool the acces to the water is pretty simple. If you snorkel you get to see a lot of different fish.

Thank Tom G
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paid $4.80 for a large takeaway flat white with regular milk... tasted like dishwasher water. absolutely ridiculous even for the eastern suburbs. do not recommend.

Thank Georgia B
Dublin, Ireland
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650 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Clovelly's little protected cove is an ideal area for swimmers of all competences and preferences. From the swells of the area out towards the sea, to the nice currents of the mid-section, to shallow rock areas and the beach itself, it has three sides to accommodate crowds - two sides with rock and smooth platforms and also the beach. It... More 

Thank barrera
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

Be prepared to shout even when the place seems empty! A busy pub with enormous dining spaces inside and out. Basic choices of fried foods, steaks, chips etc. Good salads. Not bad but will be interested in how new owners develop this place - it is currently balancing the needs of local boozer, live music joint and food destination. Less... More 

Thank DuncJohn
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Perfect protected swimming beach for all ages and abilities. There is a natural opening to the Sea here that has no surf (even when it's rough you can get to the ocean without breakers) There is a sand beach with wheelchair accessible swimming. A concrete pool and plenty of space to picnic at tables , kids play area or concrete... More 

Thank yogi_syd
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

When in clovelly, head to this amazing bakery! It's on clovelly road on the way down to the beach. My friend told me that they make birthday cakes, so ordered one for my partners birthday. They make the best cakes ❤️🎂 thanks guys

Thank GlasgowIzzy
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Clovelly beach is a small bay with a sandy beach and can be found whilst doing the Coogee to Bondi coastal walk. It has all the facilities you need including toilets and a cafe.It has a safe area for swimming due to the concrete structure on both sides of the bay. It is a quieter area to sunbathe and swim... More 

Thank Loucha2015
Bairnsdale, Australia
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

My sister .and I were brought up within walking distance of this terrific family friendly beach. We learnt to swim and gain confidence in the sometime rough waters. Usually it was like a mill pond, going into the water from the Prom and swimming back to the sand beach area. Lots of happy times exploring the old -late 1800s early... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Awesome beach with lots of free parking but also lots of fun for kids in shallow water strip.Life guard on duty and keep watching all the time during the day.

Thank sselakshman

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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 footballers! A little further south is Wylie’s Baths, offering sweeping 180 degree views over the Pacific Ocean, and it is perfect for a swim or a few laps. Plenty of dining choices surround the beach, including the famous fish and chips.
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