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
Tue 28th27°C / 81°F
Wed 29th26°C / 79°F
Thu 30th26°C / 79°F
Fri 31st28°C / 82°F
Sat 01st29°C / 84°F
Sun 02nd35°C / 95°F
5 Day Gordon's Bay UV Index
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Gordon's Bay tide times & sea state
Tue 28/01 »
Surf report for Tue 28/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 5ft 7s 14mph 11:00 5ft 7s 10mph 17:00 5ft 7s 13mph Tide times Low 4:55am (0.41m) High 11:17am (1.56m) Low 5:53pm (0.27m) High 11:55pm (1.25m) Daylight First light 05:44 Sunrise 06:11 Sunset 20:03 Dark 20:31
Wed 29/01 »
Surf report for Wed 29/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 6ft 6s 22mph 11:00 5ft 6s 14mph 17:00 4ft 11s 14mph Tide times Low 5:35am (0.46m) High 11:53am (1.50m) Low 6:28pm (0.32m) Daylight First light 05:45 Sunrise 06:12 Sunset 20:03 Dark 20:30
Thu 30/01 »
Surf report for Thu 30/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 3ft 15s 6mph 11:00 3ft 14s 7mph 17:00 3ft 14s 15mph Tide times High 12:35am (1.26m) Low 6:17am (0.51m) High 12:30pm (1.42m) Low 7:03pm (0.38m) Daylight First light 05:46 Sunrise 06:13 Sunset 20:02 Dark 20:29
Fri 31/01 »
Surf report for Fri 31/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 5ft 6s 21mph 11:00 5ft 6s 21mph 17:00 7ft 7s 27mph Tide times High 1:15am (1.26m) Low 7:03am (0.57m) High 1:09pm (1.33m) Low 7:39pm (0.43m) Daylight First light 05:47 Sunrise 06:14 Sunset 20:01 Dark 20:28
Sat 01/02 »
Surf report for Sat 01/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 7ft 8s 21mph 11:00 7ft 8s 19mph 17:00 7ft 8s 25mph Tide times High 1:59am (1.26m) Low 7:55am (0.62m) High 1:53pm (1.24m) Low 8:19pm (0.49m) Daylight First light 05:48 Sunrise 06:15 Sunset 20:01 Dark 20:28
Sun 02/02 »
Surf report for Sun 02/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 5:00 7ft 8s 18mph 11:00 6ft 8s 11mph 17:00 5ft 8s 18mph Tide times High 2:49am (1.27m) Low 9:00am (0.64m) High 2:48pm (1.15m) Low 9:06pm (0.52m) Daylight First light 05:49 Sunrise 06:16 Sunset 20:00 Dark 20:27