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Nielsen Park

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Greycliffe Avenue, Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
+61 2 9337 7333
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All reviews harbour beach sydney harbour nice beach coffee shop family picnic summer or winter safe swimming mid week toilet facilities shark nets great coffee great place to visit vaucluse house kiosk shade beaches sand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After changing in the hertitage change sheds and making your way through the tunnel you arrive to a stunning view of the harbour. At the beach you are greeted by golden sands down to the netted swimming area that is big enough to feel you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Les_Landau
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Too good for words. Seeing beautiful Sydney Harbour through the gumtrees laying on the sand. Great fun and it’s free! Safe swimming and great coffee too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rod B
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Nielsen Park is part of the Sydney Harbour National Park. Vaucluse House is close by so a visit to both would be a delightful way to spend a Sunday. The park has a number of walking trails which offer stunning views of Sydney Harbour the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank robertrA9626OM
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Nielsen Park is a very pretty park looking towards to city over the harbor with a number of small beautiful beaches. You will find it along Vaucluse Road. The walk varies from well done to needing attention but overall a great experience. You can also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I often visit this park/ beach. It is close to home and great summer time day out. Lovely old charm cafe/restaurant. Huge 1930-40’s change room and toilets. There is vast grounds with plenty of shade leading to the beach. Get there early in summer as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ChristinePill60
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Neilson park is a great small Aussie beach. Now has licences bar for a sunset champers. Beach is netted so no worries about the Sydney Harbour bull sharks or great whites. Parking is OK but can be tough on hot days

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Hamish H
Reviewed 18 July 2018

How lucky are we in Sydney to enjoy so many harbour side parks, some stand alone or some linked via a variety of walkways. One of these hidden gems is Nielsen Park in Vaucluse. Vaucluse is very fortunate to boast a number of harbour side...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank robton
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Aside from the Great ever so popular surf beaches, Sydney also has lovely harbor beaches, this one with a lovely park too. And an almost historical kiosk.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank dmcc1973
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Lovely peaceful place to walk on a winters day. The beach is clean and it was wonderful to watch the huge waves breaking on the shore.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wendy Paula P
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We'd been told by several friends that Nielsen Park is a delightful place to visit so we went midweek. We parked on the road and strolled through sections of the park to the beautiful beach. There are shark nets so bathing was safe and there...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Reuben M
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