Directions from Coogee
Coogee is a suburb located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, situated 8 kilometers east of the Sydney CBD. It is a beautiful area with white sand, pleasant sea breezes and blue sea. The Coogee beach is a very popular area where people often swim, body-board and surf. The suburb of Coogee is bound by three main roads; Clovelly Road, Carrington Road and Rainbow street.
Coogee inherited its name from an Aboriginal word, koojah, which literally means ‘smelly place’ or ‘stinking seaweed’. This is in reference to the smell of decaying kelp that gets washed up on the beach. However it should be noted that despite this smelly kelp washing up on Coogee beach daily, it is always removed before it has the opportunity to smell.
Coogee is a very beautiful location where one could get involved in many different activities and events. Coogee has many events held each year. Some of the big events include: