Visiting Bondi Beach
Located in Sydney, Australia, Bondi Beach is just as well known for its beauty as it is for its fantastic surfing. It’s the name of a suburb as well as an actual beach and there is plenty to see, do, and experience. If you’re thinking of heading over there for a vacation, we really can’t blame you at all, but before you go, check out the following tips for how you can stay busy while you’re in gorgeous Bondi Beach.
Bondi Beach itself, which is set 7 kms. from Sydney, is said to be one of the most fabulous beaches in Australia. According to watertemperature.org, around Bondi Beach, the water temperature averages 20°C (68°F). It typically ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) to 23.2°C (73.8°F) depending on the time of year.
If you’re in desperate need of some delicious food and drinks, then the area of Bondi Beach can offer you some wonderful fare that you won’t soon forget. Just some of the many options to consider include Pompei’s, Skinny Dip, Bondi Rumba, Icebergs Dining Room and Bar, Vue Bar, Bondi Trattoria, and Hurricane’s Grill Bondi Beach. Depending on where you dine, you can get seafood, pizza, salads, steak, and more. Make sure to check the schedule before you go to a particular restaurant you’re interested in and to see if you’re going to need a reservation.
As previously mentioned, Bondi Beach is an ideal place to surf, and if you want to learn the art of it, it’s one of the best places to go and you’re certainly not going to be short of options for instructors. Additionally, while you’re in the area, you can also go swimming, relax in the sand with a good book, do some shopping, go whale watching, ride your bike, or do a little golfing. That’s just the start of some of the outdoor activities that will keep you busy.
Christmas Day is a big deal at Bondi Beach. While many parts of the world are sporting parkas and scarves, those in Bondi Beach are wearing bathing suits with Santa hats. Sculpture by the Sea is also an incredible event that’s free to the public and where you’ll find amazing sculptures that spread out over 2 kms. Artists from all over the world are featured. This year, it takes place from October 20, 2016, to November 6, 2016. The aforementioned events are just two of the many that you’ll find in and around Bondi Beach and are as good of a reason as any to pack your bags.
The low season for Bondi Beach is typically from the beginning of May to the end of August while the high season is midway through December until the end of February. If you’re traveling from the United States, keep in mind that their seasons are different from here. Their summer is December to February, Autumn is March to May, Winter is from June to August, and Spring is September to November. Make sure to pack accordingly so you don’t find yourself without proper clothing for the weather!