Angourie’s Blue Pool was once a rock quarry that ran across a slight problem. When an underground freshwater spring was disturbed, it was suddenly transformed into an aquatic haven. What luck!
Children revel in it for the daredevil opportunities it provides, jumping off the cliffs into the dazzling blue without a care in the world. Ramblers who’ve undertaken the spectacular 10-kilometre coastal walk from Angourie think of nothing but the opportunity to melt into the Blue Pool’s revitalising chill after their hike.
The area is of significance to the people of the Yaegl Nation, traditional custodians of the land.
The pools can sometimes be closed due to algae blooms. This is completely normal and is expected in the warmer months. Clarence Valley Council will erect signs informing people of the closure at the site.
When the pools are closed, you can still swim in the large saltwater rock pool beside the Blue Pool - it's sensational at high tide and perfect for floating around all day long. While you’re in the area be sure to check out Spooky’s Beach.
The Crescent, New South Wales, 2464