20 Great Beaches in NSW You Need to Visit

Best beaches in NSW

One of the advantages of living in New South Wales is that this state has a very long coastline, home to some of the world’s prettiest beaches. Some of these beaches are famous all over the world, while others are still very much undiscovered.

With so many great beaches in NSW to choose from, there is no such thing as a top 10 or a top 15. But the below list of 20 beaches is what we believe a good representation of the many beaches we have on offer in New South Wales, Australia’s most beautiful state.

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The Cronulla Beach Coastal Walking Trail

Cronulla Beach walk

While most people visit Cronulla Beach because of its long beaches, beautiful parks and lively town centre, this beachside suburb is also home to one of Sydney’s prettiest coastal walking tracks.

Starting at Wanda Beach, the Cronulla Beach walking track is a picturesque 6km coastal trail that follows the shoreline of the peninsula, taking in several ocean rock pools, playgrounds, beaches, and impressive real estate.

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15 Secluded Beaches in Sydney for a Quiet Swim

Secluded beaches in Sydney

Sydney is blessed with lots of beautiful beaches, some big and world-renowned, others much smaller and not so well-known. With so many quality beaches on offer, Sydney is almost unrivalled in the world.

While it’s great to spend a day at Cronulla Beach, Manly Beach, Coogee Beach or Bondi Beach, chances are you’ll be surrounded by thousands of other beach-goers and sunbathers. But sometimes we just want to escape the world and have a whole beach to ourselves.

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11 Dog Friendly Beaches in Sydney Your Best Mate Will Love

Dog friendly beaches in Sydney

While you may be able to find tons of beautiful beaches along Sydney’s coastline and in the Harbour, not many of those strips of sand are dog friendly.

It’s true, dogs are not allowed on most of Sydney’s beaches, not even on a lead. And with such a large dog population in our city, this is indeed a bit disappointing.

But let’s not despair, because there are actually some great beaches in Sydney where your dog is more than welcome!

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6 Beautiful Nude Beaches in and Around Sydney

Sydney nude beaches

Swimming and bathing in your birthday suit may not be for everyone, but there are quite a few nudist beaches in Sydney where taking off all your clothes is considered normal.

The nudist community in Sydney may not be as large as it used to be back in the seventies and eighties, but swimming nude is still very much a thing in Sydney and New South Wales.

So if you’ve ever considered swimming nude and you’re curious what if would feel like, perhaps this article will help you to take the plunge.

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