Best Beaches in Sydney, Australia (After Bondi)

Manly Beach, Australia. Photo by Simon Rae on Unsplash

Bondi Beach is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Sydney and the first place where people head to when they’re in the mood for a day at the beach. If you’re looking for a more relaxing and low-key experience, or simply want a change of scenery, here are some beautiful beaches you can visit instead.

Manly Beach       

It takes 30 minutes on a ferry from Circular Quay to get to this beautiful beach. If you happen to be a passionate surfer or want to explore some new shops and restaurants, Manly Beach is worth the ride.

Shelly Beach

Located close to Manly Beach, this scenic spot is perfect if you’re on a family vacation because it’s best known for barbecue facilities, calm waters, snorkeling, and scuba diving.

Tamarama Beach

If you ever find yourself at Bondi Beach and decide it’s too busy for your taste, head south to this scenic cove beach that offers picnic areas, playgrounds, and many amazing surfing spots.

Bronte Beach

Located just a few minutes away from Tamarama, this beach on the shores of the Nelson Bay is best known for offering a saltwater rock pool for swimming and sunbathing.