Backpacking Sydney Eastern Suburb Beaches

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    BONDI BEACH IS ARGUABLY ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS BEACHES ON THE PLANET AND IS A VERY POPULAR PLACE FOR BACKPACKERS: Photo - Hamilton Lund, courtesy of Destination New South Wales
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    THE NEXT MOST POPULAR BEACH IN THE EASTERN SUBURBS IS COOGEE BEACH: Photo - 3 Stroke Photography, courtesy of Destination New South Wales
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    THERE ARE SEVERAL OTHER STUNNING BEACHES IN THE EASTERN SUBURBS, INCLUDING BRONTE BEACH: Photo - Andrew Gregory, courtesy of Destination New South Wales
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    THE PROTECTED WATERS AT CLOVELLY MAKE IS A GOOD SPOT FOR SWIMMING AND SNORKELLING: Photo - Andrew Gregory, courtesy of Destination New South Wales
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Eastern Suburb Beaches

Includes: Bondi Beach, Bronte Beach, Tamarama Beach, Coogee Beach, Clovelly Beach, Maroubra Beach and Randwick.

Bondi Beach

Arguably one of the most famous beaches on the planet, Bondi Beach is a very popular place for backpackers, other tourist and locals.

This beautiful beach gets very crowded on the sand and in the water, whenever the sun is out and the weather is warm.

Next to the beach, along the esplanade and adjacent streets, you have a great choice of cafes, restaurants and shops.

Bondi also has a good nightlife with several clubs and pubs to choose from.

While you are here, take the Bondi to Bronte walk (or walk even further to Coogee or Maroubra). It is a spectacular walk that offers amazing views of Sydney's stunning coastline and along the way you can see some of the city's best real estate.

Bondi Beach backpacker hostels & budget accommodation

 

Bronte Beach and Tamarama Beach

Heading south from Bondi, there is Tamarama, a small beach that is popular for sunbaking.

A little further south again is Bronte. This is a beautiful little beach that has a really nice park located right behind the beach that is perfect for BBQs and picnics. There is also an adjacent strip of excellent cafes.

 

Coogee Beach

This is probably the next most popular beach to Bondi in the Eastern Suburbs. It is generally a little less busy than Bondi and doesn't offer the large selection of cafes, restaurants and shops Bondi does.

However, it is a nice place to chill, work on your tan, or go for a swim at the beach or nearby sea baths.

Once you are finished at the beach, there are two excellent pubs, Coogee Bay Hotel and the Beach Palace Hotel, that offer nice food, plenty of beer and entertainment most nights. 

Coogee Beach backpacker hostels & budget accommodation

 

Clovelly Beach

This nice small beach is usually protected from the swell and is a good place to go for a swim or snorkel.  There is a nice cafe at the beach and the suburb itself is quieter and more suburban than other places along this part of the coast.

Clovelly Beach backpacker hostels & budget accommodation

 

Maroubra

Generally less crowded than the other beaches in the Eastern Suburbs. This beach is best known as a good surfing location and when the conditions are right, you will find it packed with surfers battling to get a wave. 

The suburb itself has quite a lot of shops and places to eat and is far less touristy than Bondi and Coogee.

 

Randwick

This suburb lies behind Coogee. This area contains a large shopping area, plenty of good places to eat and drink, entertainment venues, a major hospital and the University of New South Wales lies on the suburbs western border.

Randwick backpacker hostels & budget accommodation


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