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Soak Up At Sydney’s Iconic Beach – The Bondi Beach

By Tanmayee - May 26, 2020
Bondi Beach

Sydney is Australia’s largest and stunning city with its long sandy beaches, iconic architectures, scenic landscapes, and amazing native wildlife. As soon as you enter the city, you get hit by the vibrant and friendly ambience of the city. The city has been famous for various attractions, but the fondest attraction is its beaches. The beaches at Sydney are so lively and refreshing that you must-visit at least one of them.

Bondi Beach
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The stretch of pristine white sand, the blue water, and the panoramic views make Bondi Beach one of the most iconic beach destinations in Australia and the world. It has become one of the popular attractions in Sydney that you shouldn’t miss.  As it’s located close to the heart of Sydney CBD, Bondi beach is a must-visit place in Sydney.

It offers something for everyone and its laidback coastal lifestyle makes millions of tourists and locals visit Bondi Beach each year.  For those who wish to take a romantic stroll along the beach, go surfing, swim at the iceberg pool or just sip cocktails and watch the sunset, Bondi beach is a perfect place. Because of its famous reputation, the beach has been listed as one of the national heritage sites of Australia. Bondi beach not only offers serene beach water and panoramic views but also offers top quality cafes and restaurants, fashion boutiques and many cultural events that liven up your spirit. Make sure to include a visit to this amazing beach while you’re in Sydney. 

How to Get There: 

Bondi beach is located at Queen Elizabeth Dr, Bondi Beach NSW 2026, Australia. There are multiple transportation options available to get to Bondi Beach. 

The most economical option to reach Bondi Beach is via the bus. The buses 380 and 333 run from Circular Quay to Bondi beach. It takes about 45-50 minutes to reach there. There are also trains leaving from the Central station to the Bondi beach Junction. From there you can take buses 380,381,382 and 333, that will take you there. One can also take a cab or taxi, which would take only 10 minutes to reach. 

The Ideal Time To Visit Bondi Beach: 

Bondi beach can be visited during any time of the year unlike many other beaches in the world. Because of Australia’s unique weather, Bondi beach lets you bask in the sunshine during the warm summers and enjoy ice skating during winters. So, it doesn’t matter what weather it is, you can be sure to do an activity all year round at Bondi beach.

Visitor’s Information: 

Bondi Beach is free for all. You can enjoy the beach without having to pay any entry fees.  The stunning Bondi beach can be visited between 6 A.M in the morning till 8:30 P.M at night. 

Things To Do: 

Go Swimming:

When visiting the Bondi beach, do not miss out on taking a swim at the most photographed pool in the world – Bondi Iceberg. Bondi Iceberg pool is situated halfway into the ocean and you can enjoy it as the waves hit the walls of the iceberg pool. As the pool is not heated, it gives you a refreshing experience during the hot summers. 

Bondi Iceberg Pool
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Go Surfing:

When in Bondi, go surfing. It doesn’t matter if you are a professional surfer or a beginner, you can still go surfing at Bondi beach. If you’re a beginner, you can learn how to surf at the surf schools on the beach. If you’re a professional surfer, you can hire your own board and go surfing – but be sure to follow the beach rules. 

 Learn to Surf at Bondi
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Take a walk:

One of the best ways to familiarize yourself with the area, see the sights or discover what the area has to offer is by taking a stroll along the beach. By getting acquainted with the place, you can decide on how you want to spend the rest of your day. 

Go shopping:

One can spend an entire day at the Bondi beach, shopping. Bondi has a lot to offer right from Fashion boutiques to Souvenir shops to book stores and the like. It doesn’t matter what you’re looking for because the stores here happen to offer everything here. 

Eat and drink:

Restaurants at Bondi beach
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There are various eateries around Bondi from which you can choose from. You can find 102 cafes near Bondi Beach alone. If you’re looking for a gourmet meal at a luxury restaurant or a classic pub meal you can find it all at Bondi beach.

Bondi Events:

Bondi Beach has a year-round calendar with exciting events. From shopping at the farmers market or going to a food festival, or watching a movie at the Annual beachside cinema, you can enjoy them all. 

Sydney has stunning beaches and Bondi Beach is one of the favourites. When in Australia, be sure to visit as many beaches as you can cause they truly are worth it. If you need more help in planning your vacation to Australia, reach out to the experts at Pickyourtrail. You can also customise your own itineraries or check out our Australia packages. So what are you waiting for? Start planning and start travelling!

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