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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Neighborhood
“The sweeping white-sand crescent of Bondi is one of Australia’s most iconic beaches. Reliable waves draw surfers while, nearby, hardy locals swim in the Icebergs ocean pool year-round. Trendy, health-conscious Sydneysiders head to laid-back cafes around Hall Street, while hip backpackers frequent the area's casual pubs. Walkers and joggers use the clifftop Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk, with its dramatic scenery. Bondi Beach is further to travel but if you are keen its a great day spent on the beach, enjoying the local cafes and just to say you've been to Bondi Beach in Sydney. Beware in summer its packed.”
  • 643 locals recommend
  • 18 Experiences
Beach
“OPERA BAR NEXT TO SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE FOOD, DRINKS AND FREE MUSIC WITH VIEWS OF HARBOUR & BRIDGE. IVY BAR AND RESTAURANTS GEORGE ST CITY. PAVILION COOGEE BEACH.”
  • 32 locals recommend
  • 13 Experiences
Skate Park
“Go for a skate or simply watch the locals. The Bowl-A-Rama is an annual skateboarding event held here each summer.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The water at North Bondi is calmer than the rest of the beach - nicer for swimming. Also the best place to catch the sunset.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“Sunscreen, medicine, La Roche Posey Skincare, toothpaste, vitamins etc - all on offer at excellent prices. Open late too. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Beach
“Expensive but beautiful woollen, casual clothing, which is the pick of trend setters around the world.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Bondi Beach is well serviced from the CBD by a number of Bus Routes, 333, 380 and 381. Go to www.sydneybuses.info to plan your route.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Venroy for men has preppy, casual leisurewear that’s comfortable, fun and looks good. It is just one of the many menswear shops along Gould Street that can dress you from beach to bar.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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  • 2 locals recommend
Beach
“Great for watching the waves, stretching after a run on the coastal walk or patting some very friendly puppies that often run around with their owners here.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Juice Bar
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Point of Interest
“The Vans skate bowl and the skate park are well maintained and can be challenging especially the bowl”
  • 2 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Joint
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  • 1 local recommends
Store
“This local business sells beautiful, home made soaps and body cream. They are made from all natural ingredients, with Australian native botanicals. It's a beautiful store and they are lovely gifts - for self or other loved ones!”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“it's a great spot to have a drink and people watch.. especially around sunset. Food average so stick to the drinks.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Juice Bar
Fried Chicken Joint
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“A chain Brazilian meat joint, I hear good reviews of this place. If for anything, it would certainly fill in your nostalgia for Brazil. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Shopping Mall
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends

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