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Sydney - Public beach

Protected by hunky lifeguards in Speedos, North Bondi Beach is where gays, lesbians and the locals hang out. Alcohol is prohibited on the white sands, but pubs...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun

Sydney - Nude beach

"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...
  • LGBTQ
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park

Sydney - Private 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...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun

Sydney - Public beach

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....
  • Mostly hetero
  • Food & drink

Sydney - Public beach

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...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Walking
  • Food & drink
  • Water sport & adventure
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