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Wombarra Rock Pool – NSW 2515

Wombarra is an Aboriginal word for ‘black duck’ My experience in the rock pool I didn’t see any black ducks in this secluded pool at the northern end of the Illawarra. Unless those thin black sea birds sitting on the pool railings pretending to be Batman are indeed black ducks, but I don’t think so. It actually took me three goes to get into this pool. The first time I came, it was just on high tide and the 5m walk across the rocks to gain access to the pool looked pretty Read more [...]

Coledale Rock Pool – NSW 2515

Coledale Rock Pool at high tide There’s a bit of an oyster theme to this pool. There are sharp oyster shells to avoid sometimes. Even the swim club is called the Coledale Oysters. My experience in the rock pool I picked a perfect morning for my swim here; warm autumn sun, and the tide a few hours past high so the rocks around the pool were still gleaming with the remaining puddles and the pool itself stood there inviting me in. Just one guy in there when I turned up and he was getting Read more [...]