Where is Bondi Beach?
This famed beach can be found in the suburb of Bondi, 7 km from the Sydney CBD and around 8 km from Darling Harbour. Hotels in the area make an ideal base from which to visit this beach which can be easily reached by public bus or train services.
Bondi for sunbathing & swimming
The sun-drenched shores of Bondi Beach, just a 20 minute drive from city accommodation options the likes of Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, are perfect for working on your tan. The waters are great for swimming too so be on the lookout for flags posted indicating the safe swimming areas. Another popular option is the Bondi Baths, a 50 metre saltwater pool open to the public.
Bondi for surfing
Bondi Beach is also well-loved amongst surfers, many of whom can be found on the southern end of the shore. If you are a novice, have no fear for you can easily find group or private classes offered by pro surfers.
Bondi for shopping & dining
Shopaholics can head to Gould Street where you will find a range of Australian designers, while not to be missed are the colourful Bondi Farmers Market and the Bondi Markets held on Saturday and Sunday respectively. When hunger strikes, head to one of the many cafés and bars in and around Campbell Parade.