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Camp Cove, Sydney

#7 of 29 in Beaches in Sydney
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • Fantastic little beach; requires some effort to get here either by car and finding parking, or by ferry and a 10 mins walk from the wharf. But once here, you are rewarded with excellent 360 views and....  more »
  • Camp Cove can be a madhouse on the weekend but is peaceful during the week, allowing you to enjoy the city views from the sand. The calm water gets deep quickly, great for swimming around but I...  more »
  • 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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