Harbourside pools and baths

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Temporary closures

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and in the interest of protecting the health and safety of our community and staff, we have closed all beaches and harbourside pools, playgrounds, fitness stations and basketball courts. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Find out what we are doing to support our community and businesses.

Woollahra has some of the most beautiful and historic beaches, bays and inlets in Sydney. There is approximately 16km of harbourside extending from Rushcutters Bay to Watsons Bay. Many of our foreshore areas enjoy views across Port Jackson to northern Sydney.

Council managed swimming areas

Camp Cove Beach, Watsons Bay

One of Sydney Harbour's finest sandy beaches located adjacent to Sydney Harbour National Park. A great location for snokelling and diving.

Parsley Bay Swimming Enclosure, Vaucluse

Parsley Bay

The enclosure provides an approximate swimming area 150m long and 95m wide and is subject to tidal variations.

Murray Rose Pool, Double Bay

Redleaf Pool

This harbourside tidal enclosure is popular with all age groups, and includes a separate toddlers swimming area. The enclosure provides a swimming area of approximately 90m x 60m.

Watsons Bay Baths, Watsons Bay

Watsons Bay Baths

This harbourside tidal enclosure is popular with all age groups. The enclosure has two sections. The first provides a swimming area of approximately 50m x 45m and the second provides an area of 50m x 14m.

Swimming areas managed by National Parks and Wildlife

Shark Beach, Nielsen Park, Vaucluse

Nielsen Park beach