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Address: | In the Botony Bay National, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Wonderful wild oceans!

The cliff tops are so beautiful here and its easy to spot the whales. They could do with having more toilets in the area! Views of the port and access to Captain Cooks landing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2016
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Coopernook, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did snorkeling at here and I could see some tiny fishes who were very colorful and pretty!! :) good for relaxing on the weekend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Botany Bay holds one of Sydney's best kept secrets, as Captain Cook discovered in 1770. Beautiful white powder-sand beaches that stretch for miles - the cool, calm, clean waters make this one of the best swimming beaches I have seen. My husband and I took our 6yr old grandson and spent 2 hours swimming, playing and building sand-castles. It was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this lovely place that has history with Captain Cook first landing. The penal colony an a must for anyone interested in history I loved it.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Botany Bay can be eerily beautiful at dusk, particularly on warmer evenings. Taking a walk along the cliffs and watching the sun set is an experience in itself but particularly beautiful at Botany Bay. There are small tracks and some safe places on the rocky outcrops to sit as well as the option for longer walks if one is inclined.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Just spent the day, 18th of August, cruising around the bay and Harbour with a great couple of people,,,Neil and Dory and Michael and nick and Richard. Great boat, great views, absolutely fantastic. Thankyou

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

You can enjoy some great views around Botany Bay of the city skyline and also of aeroplanes coming and going to Sydney Airport.

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Coopernook, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is such a beautiful area and so close to Sydney. It is like another world. There is a park admission fee to go to the end of the road where all the good cliff and ocean views are. But it is well worth it. At this time of year there are whales to be spotted also. Only problem is... More 

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Coopernook, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The cliff tops are so beautiful here and its easy to spot the whales. They could do with having more toilets in the area! Views of the port and access to Captain Cooks landing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Got to Bare Island and found it closed. Only open on Sundays :( But you can trek the rocks half way round the island. Went down path to 2 nice little secluded beaches. The 2nd was only 250m walk with stairs down to this really beach. But there was a pipe leaking something (hope it wasnt sewerage) down the stair... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I live in Sans Souci about a 10 min walk to Dolls point and we often walk to Brighton-le-sands and return sometimes early morning or evening but it's the smell of salt sea air that invigorates your senses and makes you feel alive,any visitor to our shores would love this walk if they stay at Novatel Brighton-Le-sands,enjoy.

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