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What am I getting into at Kambah pool?

By new-berran - 16 January 2009 63

Good afternoon all

I have just returned from lunch where i witnessed an interesting debate relevant to the current hot weather we are having.  Whilst chatting about local water holes, the two people I was eating with entered into a debate regarding Kambah Pool.  In short, they were trying to determine if it is a nudist beach or a gay nudist beach? As someone who is quite new to the city, I really need to know the correct answer as the two are quite different!

Any wise locals wish to comment?

What’s Your opinion?


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63 Responses to
What am I getting into at Kambah pool?
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frontrow 8:46 am
16 Jan 09
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I went there 20 years ago harbouring teenage fantasies of what a nudist beach must be like.

The only people there were aging fat men.

I haven’t been back.

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Thumper 8:50 am
16 Jan 09
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Nudist, not gay.

Go to the Cotter or Uriarra…

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dexi 8:51 am
16 Jan 09
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“I really need to know the correct answer as the two are quite different!”

How are they different?

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captainwhorebags 8:57 am
16 Jan 09
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I always thought that the part of Kambah Pool that you drove to and parked at was just a swimming hole in the river without any particular designation. There was always apparently a nudist part, but further along the river.

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Growling Ferret 8:59 am
16 Jan 09
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90% of Kambah pool is non nudist swimming hole. Always used to be a favourite as a kid for nice deep water that was actually moving a little bit and not stagnating…

To get to the nudist part its a 500m or so trek down the riverbank.

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Wide Boy Jake 9:25 am
16 Jan 09
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The area near the carpark is straight nudist. The gay area is further on.

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justbands 9:30 am
16 Jan 09
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> The area near the carpark is straight nudist. The gay area is further on.

There’s no nudists near the car park, regardless of sexual preference. The nudists, gay & straight alike, are (as mentioned) 500m or so upstream.

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Pandy 9:38 am
16 Jan 09
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Any lesbian parts?

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justbands 9:41 am
16 Jan 09
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> Any lesbian parts?

I think the first comment answered that…

“The only people there were aging fat men.”

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boomacat 9:58 am
16 Jan 09
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naked aging fat men *shudder*

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Wide Boy Jake 10:00 am
16 Jan 09
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The gay area further down is almost completely overgrown now and far fewer go there than in years gone by.

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p1 10:06 am
16 Jan 09
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The nudists, gay & straight alike, are (as mentioned) 500m or so upstream.

Umm, isn’t it downstream?

Because I have walked upstream from there many times, but never seen people, let along fat nude men.

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willo 10:08 am
16 Jan 09
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or lesbians that look like ageing fat men……

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notdingers 10:10 am
16 Jan 09
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From memory when you drive down there I think there is a fork in the road. If you go right there is a nudist bit (as mentioned a fair walk from the carpark) but if you turn left you avoid the whole question

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wishuwell 10:13 am
16 Jan 09
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The ungratefull half of the current wishuwell life experience and myself spent yesterday evening in the water and I got to say it was fantastic. We were there till about 9:45. On the way back to the car torches guiding the way tuhotcwle thought she saw some bods in the bushes and asked if we should assist in guiding them back to the car park as it was very dark. Luckily it was dark enough that she didn’t see the look I gave her. Naivety where would I be without you.

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