All in a Splash!

All in a Splash!
The Sydney Harbour and bridge in New South Wales, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

The poolscapes of New South Wales are everything we didn't know we were dreaming of

Labanya Maitra
May 28 , 2020
02 Min Read

The oceans have a way with us. From tingling our sandy toes to sending flutters down our windswept hair, the smell of the salt in the balmy breeze, it isn’t lesser than any great romance. And when it comes to New South Wales, it’s the Romeo and Juliet of the love affair seas. But along the edge of these stormy paramours are over a hundred little mini ardours: ocean pools. Join us as we flip through these swimming pools right at the edge of the land, sometimes carved directly into the ocean rock. From Bondi to Bermagui, we’re left lusting for just a little more.

An aerial view of the Kiama Harbour and the Continental Ocean Pool in Kiama

Bermagui’s Blue Pool on the Sapphire Coast

Bondi Icebergs at sunrise

Bondi Icebergs at sunrise

Canoe Pool on the scenic coastline of Newcastle

Coogee Ocean Pool at dawn

Dawn at the Newcastle Ocean Baths

Helen Leete’s Oceanides sculpture adorning the edge of Fairy Bower Ocean Pool in Manly

Queenscliff Ocean Pool at Manly

Sunny day at Macmasters Beach and Ocean Pool on the Central Coast

Sunrise at Yamba Ocean Pool

Sunrise over Bronte Baths

Sunrise over Wylies Baths, Coogee

Sawtell Rock Pool at sunset, Coffs Coast

The Bogey Hole, Newcastle

The historic Dawn Fraser Baths in Elkington Park, Balmain

Views of Barrenjoey Lighthouse from Palm Beach Rockpool, Palm Beach, Sydney


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