Botany Bay, Sydney

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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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  • July 16, 2017
    There is not a listing for the Botany Bay National Park that includes Congwong Bay, Henry Head and Cape Banks. There is a very well maintained coastal walking track from La Parouse to Little Bay aroun...  more »
  • April 10, 2017
    wide open spaces, gorgeous weather, clean air, crashing waves, sea & wind sculpted sceneries.... what's not to like?  more »
  • January 29, 2017
    I did snorkeling at here and I could see some tiny fishes who were very colorful and pretty!! :) good for relaxing on the weekend.  more »

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