Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool in Sydney

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A famous yet paradoxically little known location overlooking Wooloomoloo bay and near to the Botanic gardens. It was a popular swimming location with Indigenous Aborigines before the arrival of Europeans in Australia. The pool was also the venue for the sporting triumphs of Australian swimming legend Andrew Boy Charlton in the 1920s and is believed to be the birthplace of the 'Australian Crawl'' or freestyle swimming stroke.
Price: Adult: $5.50, concession: $4.10, family: $15.30, additional family member: $2, spectator: $2.70
Hours: 1 Sept 2009 – 30 Apr 2010, non-daylight saving: Mon-Sunday: 6AM to 7PM, Daylight Saving: Mon-Sun: 6AM to 8PM
Address: 1C Mrs Macquaries Rd, The Domain,
Directions: Access from below at the western end of Wooloomooloo bay or from Art Gallery Road

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