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Camp Cove, Sydney

4.6
#7 of 29 in Beaches in Sydney
Widely regarded as the jewel of Sydney Harbor, Camp Cove features white sands and tranquil waters favored by swimmers, snorkelers, and divers. The beach overlooks a stretch of water facing the central business district’s skyline. There’s also a raised promenade on the beach, which offers additional vantage points ideal for watching the sunset or photographing the city. Several food kiosks operate right on the sand, but you can also visit a number of nearby restaurants, famous for their fish and chips. This area is a significant historic site, with a number of indigenous rock engravings of whales and fish. Plenty of parking is available, and rustic changing room facilities are also provided for your convenience. Using our international travel planner, Sydney attractions like Camp Cove can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This pretty beach is just north of Watsons's Bay and in the lee of South Head.It has good sand and is a good family beach. It first came to note when Governor Phillip set foot on the beach on January ...  more »
  • Just adjacent to Sydney’s south head is the lovely harbour bay of Camp Cove. It is a lovely shallow spot with lots of sea grass that is a nursery area for many species of marine life. There are sea ho...  more »
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  • A beautiful little cove tucked away from the tourists. Beautiful colors and easy to walk to from the ferry.
  • Nice beach, can get crowded and parking can sometimes be an issue. I go there to scuba dive as it is protected from most weather and makes a great night dive location.

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