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Beach lifestyle at Bondi Beach

Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach has something for everyone: surf and sand, glitzy bars and cafes, a farmers market, boutique street stalls, scenic running tracks and accommodation to suit a range of budgets.

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About Bondi

Located just 8km from the CBD, Bondi is one of the city’s busiest beaches. It’s also the setting for more postcards and travel snaps than perhaps any other destination in Australia.

Experience Bondi’s carefree, sun-drenched lifestyle with a walk along the main promenade and up to Bondi’s northern headland where you may even spot a minke whale during the migration season between May - November. Hall Street is home to Bondi’s new dining precinct, with favourites like Gelato Messina and Bills taking pride of place on the footpath. Beachfront dining is best experienced at Icebergs Dining Room and Bar, although there are several casual outdoor cafes and fish shops available directly opposite the beach.

Popular Bondi pubs such as the vibrant Beach Road Hotel and the prominent Bondi Hotel offer relaxed atmospheres where you can meet travellers from almost anywhere and sample the best Australian beer available, while more upmarket wine bars such as Ravesi's cater to Bondi's glamourous half. This is also an area where visitors swim year-round, even plunging into the popular ocean baths as soon as the sun comes up. Surfers can be spotted paddling through the waves each morning and several surf schools operate along the beach.

Sculpture By The Sea is the world’s largest annual free-to-public exhibition and is located along the popular Bondi to Coogee coastal walk during October - November, featuring over 100 sculptures by local and international artists.

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  • Beaches

    One of Australia’s best-known icons of popular culture, Bondi Beach is home to clean white sand, clear water, and a popular lifesaving squad made famous by the Bondi Rescue TV show. Surfers and sunbathers share the space and there’s a children’s wading pool at the north end for families.Surfers of all skill levels meet on the waves. 

  • The Bondi to Coogee walk is a clifftop coastal path that extends for 6km through Bondi, Tamarama, Bronte and Clovelly beaches. It’s a medium grade walk with plenty of cafes and picnic areas to rest at along the way. The walk also offers unobstructed views of Sydney’s incredible coastline - you might even spot a whale or two!

  • Food & Wine

    From fish and chips on the beach to beachside dining, Bondi is home to some of the best bars and restaurants Sydney has to offer. There’s a range of much-loved drinking spots, award-winning gelaterias, trendy eateries, and bright and sunny cafes for brunch - many of which offer stellar views of the ocean.

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