Australian beach culture…..with attitude
Home to Bondi Surf Bathers, the oldest life saving club in Australia established in 1906, Bondi’s beach-centric reputation is long established. With its lifesavers, surfers, sun worshippers and barefoot locals Bondi is a definitive example of Sydney’s city beach culture.
While the beach is popular, cross Campbell Parade and enjoy Bondi away from the sand. Take in the view of the Pacific from one of the laidback outdoor cafes or trendy restaurants that serve lively crowds with brunch, lunch and dinner. Watch for celebrities from behind your sunglasses. Don’t have any? Bondi is the place to buy them, with an abundance of shops selling the whole gamut of fashionable surfwear and beach accessories or visit the popular beachside markets on Sundays.
- Enjoy the outdoor dining scene and watch the passing parade of roller bladers, skateboarders and exercise fanatics pounding the promenade from the comfort of your chair.
- Take the Bondi to Bronte scenic cliff walk and reward yourself with fish and chips or a fresh mango whip at the Bronte end.
- Learn to surf with ‘Lets Go Surfing’.
- Swim in the newly renovated Bondi Icebergs surf pool.
- Visit the Marine Discovery Centre or enjoy a seafood lunch or perhaps a gelato at the famous Bondi Pavilion.
- Down on the sand, partake in a lifesaving demonstration at Australia’s oldest life saving club.
- Shop till you drop at the nearby Bondi Junction mall and Westfield Shopping Centre (the largest in the Southern Hemisphere).
Activites and Experiences at Bondi Beach
- Public Bar
- Takeaway Food
- Food and Wine