Bondi is home to Australia’s most famous beach – Bondi Beach. But aside from sunbathing at the beach or watching surfers catching waves, there’s so much more to do in Bondi. You can find lots of hip cafés, enjoy the buzzing nightlife scene or simply enjoy the laidback beach lifestyle. Bondi is only seven kilometres away from the CBD. You can simply take a direct bus from the CBD or take the train to Bondi Junction and then hop on a bus to get to the beach.
You can’t come to Australia without trying to surf and a must place to try it is Bondi Beach. It is the perfect spot for beginners and professionals. If you have never surfed before, we recommend learn to surf Bondi Beach first. You can check out this discount to book your surfing lesson with Let’s go surfing!
Go Scuba Diving and Snorkelling
There are lots of diving centers in Bondi where you can book a guided diving experience or rent equipment. You can see lots of colourful marine life. Don’t forget to bring your GoPro!
Bondi Icebergs Baths
If you have been following some travel influencers on Instagram, you have probably already seen a photo of Bondi Icebergs as this is probably the most photographed Bondi rock pool in the world. If you’re too scared of swimming in the ocean, the Iceberg Baths are perfect for you. Entry is $9 for adults. You can swim some laps, relax in the sauna and then refuel at the café. Most importantly, don’t forget to take a photo for the Gram!
Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk
This is one of the most beautiful coastal walks in Sydney and a must-do for any traveller in Sydney. Along the way, from Bondi to Coogee, you will find lots of hotspots like Waverly Cemetery, pass lots of other amazing beaches and enjoy breathtaking views. It’s a six-kilometre walk, but it’s quite easy to walk and you don’t have to be super fit to enjoy it. There are also lots of restaurants and cafés along the way if you need to take a break and refuel. If you’re lucky, you can even spot whales during winter.
If you are visiting Bondi on a weekend, don’t forget to check out the Bondi market stalls. On Saturdays, you can find lots of local produce and on Sundays, you can get some souvenirs to bring back home to your family and friends.
Bondi is also home to a huge Westfield Mall offering lots of international stores, small boutiques and flagship stores. You can also find a gym inside if feel like working out, or if you get hungry, there is a food court with lots of options for everyone. But don’t buy too much stuff, so you still have enough money left to travel around Australia! Take note also of the store hours you can go shopping in Bondi.
Get a Coffee
Australians love their coffee and a great place to find amazing and best coffee is Bondi beach. Our recommendation is Lamrock Cafe. Grab your coffee here before starting your walk to Coogee.
If you’re a cocktail lover, you have to go to and enjoy the Bondi nightlife. There are lots of drinking establishments and great places for a fun night out. The most popular places are Hotel Ravesis, Beach Road Hotel, Speakeasy Bar, Bondi Hardware and Isabel. In Bondi, there is no shortage of deals and it’s Happy Hour every day of the week, but don’t get too drunk, you don’t want to spend the next day in bed as there’s so much more to do in Bondi.
Bondi offers food options for everyone! Whether you’re looking for healthy and delicious bowls to create a “That Girl” TikTok video or you are looking for great pasta and pizza, Bondi has it all. Of course, you can also find some fine dining options for date night. Some of the most popular restaurants are Trio Café, The Corner House, Iceberg’s Dining Room, Shuk, North Bondi Fish and Brown Sugar.
Could we convince you to make a trip to Bondi? With so many great things to do in Bondi, you can’t leave Australia without a visit to Bondi. Have you already been to Bondi? What are your favourite things to do there?