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Bondi Beach

Queen Elizabeth Drive, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+612 8362 3406
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Ranked #51 of 293 attractions in Sydney
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Surfing, Walking, Swimming, Dining, Nightlife, Drinking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Traveler Description: Bondi Beach is Australia's most famous beach with glorious golden sands, stunning surf and a vibrant seaside village. It's a great destination for... more »
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Baltimore, MD
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Bondi Beach is beautiful! It is clean, there are bathroom facilities and many places to eat. I particularly liked the coastline walk from Bondi to Coogee. You have wonderful views of beaches, the ocean, the surf, interesting rock formations. There are several stairs, so the walk is not wheelchair accessable if you need that. There are also many bus stops... More

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welling
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I know every tourist will want to wiggle their toes in the Bondi sand and I guess it's hard to advise anyone coming to Sydney not to go see the iconic wave fronted bay...BUT... Just don't expect too much. At the end of the day it is a busy place crowded with cars and the 'prom' puts me in mind... More

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Brisbane
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Bondi is so amazing. Love the beach, few good shops near by, and yummy places to eat. Would go back there in the summer. Can't wait for the end if the year.

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Bondi Beach is one of my favourite places in the world. Nothing can be more beautiful than the blue at Bondi on a clear day. The sand is clean, soft and powder-fine. The Bondi Icebergs nearby are a must see! The coastal walk is also very enjoyable, with great views throughout. We went during the annual Sculpture by the Sea... More

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Bradbury, NSW
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I guess every tour company promotes Bondi as the iconic Sydney beach, but there are more than a dozen beaches along the Sydney coastline that are just as accessible. From Cronulla in the south to Palm Beach in the north they all have their individual qualities, they are all good for swimming, some are better for board riding, but they... More

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Hereford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

One and only chance to visit Sidney at the age of 63. Five days with so much to see. Caught a Hop on Hop off bus so only had a few hours at the beach. Had been advised by Ausies and other nationalities that Manly was the better beach. They were probably right but Bondi is so famous I had... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I used the Sydney tourist bus to get here, was very quick . As it was Australia's winter and the kids were at school the beach was empty and peaceful just a few surfers. Enjoyed sitting on one of the world's most famous beaches, luckily it was 18 degrees, nice for chilling out !

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I did not find this beach to be much better than others I have seen in other parts of the world. There is a nice board walk and the beach is clean. What's so special? Its really just a beach with a board walk. It makes for a nice place for lunch or dinner.

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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Easy to park, great vibe, cafés and fantastic promenade. Parking a little expensive but worth it for the views!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Wow, wow, wow! If you go to Sydney then you HAVE to visit Bondi Beach. Stunning views on the way down to the bay, and breath taking when you are there. Its easy to sit and watch the surfers, whilst your day flies slowly by.

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