Bondi Beach

Bondi

Bondi Beach, one of the world's most famous beaches, is only five miles (8 km) from downtown. On the Australian National Heritage List, it stretches a little over...

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Walking
  • Food & drink
  • 4.5
  • 2

Lady Bay

Sydney Harbour National Park

"Cozzies " - Australian for swimming suits - are optional at Lady Bay, the country's oldest nudist beach, legal since 1976. Also called Lady Jane Beach, it is only...

  • Nude beach
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park

North Bondi Beach

Protected by hunky lifeguards in Speedos, North Bondi Beach just up from the main famed Bondi Beach is where gays, lesbians and the locals hang out. Alcohol is...

  • Public beach
  • Water fun

Coogee Women's Baths

Coogee Beach

On the southern end of Coogee Beach, Coogee Women's Baths - dating from 1876 - is the city's last women-only ocean pool. Also known as McIver's Baths, the 20-meter...

  • Private beach
  • Water fun

Manly Beach

Manly

Manly, home of the Australian Open of Surfing, is where the world's first surfing championship was held in 1964. Surfers head for the north end of the beach. Shelley...

  • Public beach
  • Food & drink