Explore beaches in Sydney

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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Sydney travel guide

Sydney Gay Travel Guide

Sydney is Australia's oldest, largest and most ethnically diverse city, first settled by convicts from England in 1788 and famous for its iconic opera house, harbor and harbor bridge. The state...