Summer by the sea
East Sydney offers some of the most famous beaches – like the iconic Bondi Beach. Whether you’re the active type who surfs, jogs or swims the coast, or the more leisurely type who enjoys a cocktail with a view, the east has something for everyone.
- Friday 7 March to Sunday 9 March Australian Tattoo and Body Art Expo
The sixth annual Australian Tattoo
- Sunday 9 March Bondi Markets
- Sunday 9 March Nielsen Park Bush Tucker Cooking Class
- Friday 16 May to Monday 19 May Fashion Weekend Sydney
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- Until Wednesday 31 December Bare Island tours
About Sydney east
Bondi Beach has a style all its own. Book in for a surf lesson or head to the famous Bondi Markets. The promenade at the back of the beach is a favourite walking and jogging track, and Campbell Parade is a popular grazing ground for Sydney’s cafe society. Perched on the southern tip of Australia’s most famous beach is one of the city’s most spectacular drinking and dining spots, Icebergs Dining Room and Bar. As night approaches, slip into something a little more glamorous and watch the sunset with a cocktail and light bite. If you’re after something a little less formal, try the Bucket List for a casual beach vibe.
If you love seafood, a visit to Watsons Bay – Australia’s oldest fishing village – is a must. Take a swim, enjoy the harbour views and indulge in a seafood feast a Doyles on the Beach.
The six-kilometre Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk is a highlight, offering beautiful coastline and white-sand beaches. Take your time and stop for a swim or a cool drink as you make your way along the coast. At Coogee, enjoy the surf, go for a dive in the protected Marine Reserve or dine in one of the many restaurants and cafes.
In Centennial Parklands, just 10 minutes from the city centre, you can go horseriding, cycling or hiking through the 360-hectare green space.
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Summer is the perfect time to enjoy what Sydney North has to offer. You can catch a ferry to famous Manly Beach, then take a swim at Palm Beach. Dine and shop in Mosman or treat the kids to Taronga Zoo and Luna Park.
The Sydney South beaches are ideal for family fun, including Cronulla Beach which is great for fishing and surfing. Enjoy a leisurely walk along the coastline through Botany Bay National Park, then learn about the area’s history at La Perouse Museum.
Sydney West sits at the foot of the beautiful Blue Mountains. Take the scenic route to Parramatta on a Rivercat from Circular Quay. Once there, you can explore the history of Australia’s second oldest European settlement.Penrith, Windsor and the Featherdale Wildlife Park are also great spots to visit.
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