sydney - pools & beaches

pools

 manly andrew 'boy' charlton aquatic centre - manly

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A recently refurbished aquatic centre with around six different pool areas - so much to do and a great area for kids to have a play and a swim indoors as well as outdoors! More info via our review.


beaches

balmoral beach - balmoral

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A popular kid friendly beach with rock pools, rock baths, a playground and great cafés and restaurants. More info via our review.

clifton gardens beach - mosman

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A quiet beach for little ones with a large sand playground and a beach side café nearby. More info via our review.

clontarf reserve - clontarf

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A popular beach for little ones with a big sand playground and a cafe onsite. More info via our review.

dee why beach - dee why

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A long beach with a nearby 50 m adult and 25 m toddlers' ocean pools. There is also a nearby playground as well as cafés and restaurants. More info via our review.

fairlight beach - fairlight

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A small beach with a tidal 50 m adult ocean pool and wading pool. There are no cafés or restaurants or playgrounds nearby however you can walk along the beach area. More info via our review.

freshwater beach - freshwater

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little manly beach - manly

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A great beach for children with a sharked fenced swimming area, rock pools, great sand for sand castles, a little kiosk café and swings. More info via our review.

long reef coastal walk - collaroy

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Collaroy end beach - Photo credit: @busycitykids

Collaroy end beach - Photo credit: @busycitykids

A great coastal walk that you can start from the Long Reef Life Saving Club or Griffith Park and go along Fishermans Beach. Be sure to read our review and tips before you head out.

north curl curl beach - north curl curl

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A popular beach with a 25m ocean pool, nearby dog off-leash area and small playground. More info via our review.

shelly beach - manly

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A good spot with a good sized beach for swimming/snorkelling or diving, a restaurant & kiosk, a walk to Manly promenade, rock baths and shops. More info via our review.