About: Bondi Beach, located 7 km (4 mi) east of the Sydney central business district, is a popular destination for visitors. The Bondi Beach name is referred to the beach and the surrounding suburb. The meaning of “Bondi” in Aboriginal word is water breaking over rocks or noise of water breaking over rocks; as per the Australian Museum, the meaning of “Bondi” is place where a fight using boondi sticks took place.
Location: The beach is about 1 km / 0.62 mi long. The northern end of the beach has been rated a gentle 4 (with 10 as the most hazardous), while the southern side is rated as a 7. It is 30 minutes away from Town Hall Station by bus / train and offers an insights to Australia’s beach culture.
Amenities: The beach is popular among picnickers and one can taste fish, chips and enjoy meal at one of the restaurants / cafes. Experience the carefree and sun-drenched lifestyle on the beach where one can take a walk along the beach. There are shops to buy designer clothes, beach fashion and swimwear by Australian and international designers. The Bondi Markets on Sundays are popular for flowers, gifts, and food.
Activities: Bondi Beach is also used for many activities and fun. For instance, few of the activities and events are: the most popular sporting competitions across Australia – the National Rugby League competition; City of Surf Fun Run held every year in August; beach volleyball etc.
Tourism: Bondi Beach is one of the most important tourist destinations and is visited by thousands of tourists every year. The beach is perfect for spending a quality time with your friends / family members where you have public showers on the beach to wash off the salt after a pleasurable swim and enjoy the scenic views along the Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk.
So, never forget to include Bondi Beach on your list of tourist destinations if planning to visit Sydney, Australia.
About Australasia: Australia and New Zealand are the most known countries in a wider region known as Australasia and Oceania. Oceania is the region comprising of the Australian continent and many other islands in the Pacific. The total no. of countries in Australian continent is 14 nations including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and others.
Australia, the smallest continent, is officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia. Australia is also the world’s sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries of Australia include Papua New Guinea; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; Indonesia and East Timor to the north; and New Zealand to the south-east.