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Botany Bay, Sydney

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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4.2/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
Botany Bay, an open oceanic embayment, is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 13km south of the Sydney central business district. Botany Bay has its source in the confluence of the Georges River at Taren Point and the Cooks River at Kyeemagh and flows 10km to the east before meeting its mouth, the Tasman Sea, midpoint between La Perouse and Kurnell.The total catchment area of the bay is approximately 55km2 and the area surrounding the bay is generally managed by Roads and Maritime Services. Despite its relative shallowness, the bay serves as greater metropolitan Sydney's main cargo seaport, located at Port Botany, with facilities managed by Sydney Ports Corporation. Two runways of Sydney Airport extend into the bay. Botany Bay National Park is located on the northern and southern headlands of the bay.
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  • Botany Bay can be eerily beautiful at dusk, particularly on warmer evenings. Taking a walk along the cliffs and watching the sun set is an experience in itself but particularly beautiful at Botany Bay...  read more »
  • Just spent the day, 18th of August, cruising around the bay and Harbour with a great couple of people,,,Neil and Dory and Michael and nick and Richard. Great boat, great views, absolutely fantastic. T...  read more »
  • Those who travel by car using the night on the flight home, I've come back in the morning with room to spare, more to explore in one plus Botany Bay area Tourism is good. You can see to staff in distant Harbour and Sydney City and fortress and Museum in the La Perouse area.
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