Bondi

Highlights

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.

  • Bondi Beach, Sydney
  • Bondi Beach, Sydney

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.

Bondi Icebergs Club, Sydney

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 side.

With a temperate climate, locals and visitors surf and swim year-round, and swimmers often plunge 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, such as Let's Go Surfing

Sculpture by the Sea is the world's largest annual free-to-public outdoor sculpture exhibition and is located along the popular Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk during October - November, featuring over 100 sculptures by local and international artists.

  • Bondi Beach

    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. 

  • Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk

    Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk

    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!

  • Swell Cafe, Bronte

    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.

Popular pages for this area

  1. Bronte Beach

    Bronte is just over a kilometre’s walk south of Bondi. The beach itself faces east and picks up swell from any direction, but bulky headlands to the north and south and clusters of underwater rocks make conditions...

  2. Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk

    Offering visitors to Sydney an opportunity to join in and do what the locals do - the Bondi to Coogee Walk is a popular coastal walk offering beautiful coastline vistas, cosy beaches and cafe strips for refuelling. ...

  3. Westfield Bondi Junction

    Westfield Bondi Junction is a large retail shopping centre located in the suburb of Bondi Junction in Sydney's eastern suburbs. There are over 400 specialty stores and services including department stores David Jones...

  4. Bondi Farmers Market

    Saturday 29 July to Saturday 31 March 2018, Bondi

    The Bondi Farmers Market is held every Saturday at Bondi Beach Public School. The market brings you fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, organically grown meat and poultry, just picked flowers, artisan breads,...

    29 Jul -31Mar
  5. Bondi Markets

    Sunday 19 February to Sunday 31 December 2017, Bondi

    Established in 1993, the Bondi Markets are open every Sunday in the wonderful, beachfront grounds of Bondi Beach Public School.Head to the markets and you'll find original designer clothing, exotic...

    19 Feb -31Dec
  6. Bondi Archery

    Sunday 22 January to Sunday 31 December 2017, Bondi

    Come and try archery at Bondi. Enjoy the ancient art of archery with beautiful views over Bondi Beach. All equipment and training supplied. No previous experience necessary. Minimum eight years of age.Please...

    22 Jan -31Dec

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