Something of a secret beach, if they exist in Sydney, the tiny Gordon’s Bay is situated about halfway between Clovelly and Coogee beaches. The small patch of sand here is flanked by sandstone cliffs with an offshore reef providing shelter from the waves. This makes it something of a favourite spot for fishing, diving and launching small boats. This is fairly evident when you visit the beach with the racks of boats at the back of the beach giving it a bit of the feel of a fisherman’s cove.
The snorkelling at Gordon’s Bay is grat, and that’s official. A 600 metre long underwater nature trail has been set up here with a series of concrete filled drums joined together by chain acting as your guide. Along the way you will find steel plaques with information about the local sea life. The trail takes around 40 minutes to complete and you are likely to spot sea urchins, starfish, cuttlefish and blue gropers along the way.
As there is no parking at Gordon’s Bay itself you will have to access the beach by the coastal boardwalk which tracks round the bay. Not only does this mean you get a lovely walk around to the beach, but it keeps the numbers down making the beach here a relative haven of tranquility.
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Gordon's Bay Weather Info
Mon 17th23°C / 73°F
Tue 18th27°C / 81°F
Wed 19th25°C / 77°F
Thu 20th20°C / 68°F
Fri 21st24°C / 75°F
Sat 22nd20°C / 68°F
5 Day Gordon's Bay UV Index
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Gordon's Bay tide times & sea state
Mon 17/02 »
Surf report for Mon 17/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 6ft 9s 4mph 11:00 6ft 9s 5mph 17:00 6ft 9s 13mph Tide times High 5:08am (1.49m) Low 12:03pm (0.41m) High 5:53pm (1.06m) Low 11:28pm (0.53m) Daylight First light 06:05 Sunrise 06:31 Sunset 19:46 Dark 20:12
Tue 18/02 »
Surf report for Tue 18/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 6ft 9s 12mph 11:00 6ft 10s 12mph 17:00 6ft 10s 21mph Tide times High 6:09am (1.52m) Low 1:04pm (0.36m) High 6:55pm (1.08m) Daylight First light 06:06 Sunrise 06:32 Sunset 19:45 Dark 20:11
Wed 19/02 »
Surf report for Wed 19/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 6ft 11s 14mph 11:00 6ft 11s 12mph 17:00 5ft 11s 15mph Tide times Low 12:27am (0.51m) High 7:02am (1.55m) Low 1:52pm (0.32m) High 7:44pm (1.13m) Daylight First light 06:07 Sunrise 06:33 Sunset 19:44 Dark 20:10
Thu 20/02 »
Surf report for Thu 20/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 10ft 10s 19mph 11:00 10ft 11s 11mph 17:00 8ft 11s 9mph Tide times Low 1:18am (0.46m) High 7:49am (1.58m) Low 2:32pm (0.28m) High 8:24pm (1.18m) Daylight First light 06:08 Sunrise 06:34 Sunset 19:43 Dark 20:09
Fri 21/02 »
Surf report for Fri 21/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 6ft 10s 6mph 11:00 5ft 9s 10mph 17:00 5ft 9s 13mph Tide times Low 2:03am (0.41m) High 8:29am (1.60m) Low 3:06pm (0.26m) High 9:00pm (1.24m) Daylight First light 06:09 Sunrise 06:34 Sunset 19:42 Dark 20:08
Sat 22/02 »
Surf report for Sat 22/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 6ft 9s 19mph 11:00 7ft 8s 19mph 17:00 7ft 10s 20mph Tide times Low 2:43am (0.38m) High 9:06am (1.61m) Low 3:37pm (0.24m) High 9:34pm (1.30m) Daylight First light 06:10 Sunrise 06:35 Sunset 19:41 Dark 20:06