There are many reasons to include world famous Bondi Beach and Park in your itinerary when visiting Sydney. This spectacular white sandy beach gently curves, one kilometre along the turquoise water of the Pacific Ocean. You may even see dolphins and whales passing by the beach if you are there during their migration. Another great reason besides the spectacular views is the many great and affordable dining choices in the area.
The southern end of the beach has the strongest surf and is therefore used mostly for surfing. Swimming is not advisable in that area due to the potential for strong riptide; however there are designated areas for swimming indicated with yellow and red flags. Shark nets are placed underwater during the summer months, and there are paid lifeguards on duty 365 days a year to protect swimmers along with volunteer 'Lifesavers' on weekends and holidays.
Besides water sports, you can also enjoy relaxing or sunbathing on the grass area in the park located near the southern end of the beach. You might also enjoy a walk along the ocean boardwalk south of the beach or exploring the many nearby restaurants, cafes, shops and bars. There are also some fine hotels with great ocean and beach views adjacent to the beach.
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Kelly S. Mar-24-2020
Had to make sure I visited this famous Australian Beach while in nearby Sydney. Pulling up you are greeted by the blue water, sandy beaches and coastal... Read More
Ariana K. Mar-02-2020
Bondi Beach is another iconic place you can't help to visit while in Sydney. It's also easy to get there without a car. We just caught the bus (#380 or... Read More
Nicole E. Jan-30-2020
We took the public bus from Sydney, they get packed tightly to the beach. The beach is quite beautiful, such white lustrous sandy beaches and some kick... Read More
Accommodations near Bondi Beach Park:
|Bus or Train and Bus Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Bus Only: 333, 380 or 389||Bus from Circular Quay||0 to 3 minutes|
|T4 & Bus: 333, 380, 381 or 382||T4 to Bondi Junction and transfer.||0 minutes|
How to get to Bondi Beach Park by Bus or Train and Bus
If you are coming from Circular Quay the bus only option is the best due to no transfers. Buses run about every 10 minutes or less during the day. If you are close to Central, Town Hall, Martin Place or Kings Cross station, the Train and Bus option will be your best bet.
By Bus Only: Board a 333 or 380 or 389 Bus on Alfred Street near the number 2 ferry wharf and enjoy the approximately 45 minute bus ride to Bondi Beach.
By Train and Bus: Take the T4 train to Bondi Junction and transfer to any of bus number 333, 380, 381 or 382 for the 15 minute ride to the beach.
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