A popular surfing destination, South Cronulla Beach has long stretches of sand and ocean pools. Surf schools provide lessons for all skill levels. Large grassy areas provide shady spots for relaxation. There are plenty of entertainment facilities, including fish and chips shops, cafes, and playgrounds. You can reach the beach by train to avoid worrying about parking. Use our Sydney trip planner to add South Cronulla Beach and other attractions to your Sydney vacation plans.
South Cronulla Beach reviews
Beautifully blue on this morning as I swam and I baked in an attempt to get a bit of colour on my legs. South Cronulla is more family oriented and has a cozy feel to it. Perhaps that’s why I gravitate there. A great fish and chip shop close by, plus cafes and a five minute walk to the holiday-vibe plaza. But who needs a plaza when you’ve got this? 🏖 11/1 - South ‘nully this morning is gentle and quite still for swimming. Kids do backflips on the sand and young girls in frilly costumes remind you of something past. Families of joy today, still bringing the Christmas spirit. Like July/August in parts of Europe, December/January is our time out. To the right of the second photograph is the Cronulla Pavilion where the lifeguards sit and Barefoot on the Beach, a fab cafe and food place.
Best Sydney beach south of harbour.
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