Attractions

Top Choice Beach in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Bondi Beach

Definitively Sydney, Bondi is one of the world’s great beaches. It’s the closest ocean beach to the city centre (8km away), has consistently good (though crowded) waves, and is great for a rough-and-tumble swim (the…
Beach in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Bronte Beach

A winning family-oriented beach hemmed in by sandstone cliffs and a grassy park, Bronte lays claims to the title of the oldest surf lifesaving club in the world (1903). Contrary to popular belief, the beach is named…
Beach in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Coogee Beach

Bondi without the glitz and the posers, Coogee (locals pronounce the 'oo' as in the word ‘took’) has a deep sweep of sand, historic ocean baths and plenty of green space for barbecues and Frisbee hurling. There are …
Cemetery in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Waverley Cemetery

Many Sydneysiders would die for these views…and that’s the only way they’re going to get them. Blanketing the clifftops between Bronte and Clovelly beaches, the white marble gravestones here are dazzling in the sunl…
Beach in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Tamarama Beach

Surrounded by high cliffs, Tamarama has a deep tongue of sand with just 80m of shoreline. Diminutive, yes, but ever-present rips make Tamarama the most dangerous patrolled beach in New South Wales; it’s often closed…
Beach in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Clovelly Beach

It might seem odd, but this concrete-edged ocean channel is a great place to swim, sunbathe and snorkel. It’s safe for the kids, and despite the swell surging into the inlet, underwater visibility is great. Bring yo…
Beach in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Maroubra Beach

The last major beach before you hit Botany Bay, ‘the Bra’ is Bondi’s match in the waves department, but its suburban location provides immunity from Bondi’s more pretentious trappings. The notorious Bra Boys gang (d…
Park in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Dolphin Point

This grassy tract at Coogee Beach’s northern end has superb ocean views and the Giles Baths ocean pool. A sobering shrine commemorates the 2002 Bali bombings that killed many locals. The park's name was changed to h…
Notable Building in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Bondi Pavilion

Built in a blended Mediterranean/Georgian Revival style in 1929, ‘The Pav’ is more a cultural centre than a changing shed, although it does have changing rooms, showers and lockers (small/large $4/6). There's a free…
Archaeological Site in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Aboriginal Rock Engravings

On the clifftop fairways of Bondi Golf & Diggers Club, a short walk north from Bondi Beach, lies a flat patch of rock carved by the Eora Aboriginal people (look for it about 20m southeast of the enormous chimney…