Link June 2018 Volume 27 Issue 3 - Page 49

travel Bondi Beach This world-famous beach hangout is buzzing every day from dawn to dusk. With white sands and curling waves, Bondi Beach is a haven for swimming, surfing, sunbathing, people watching and photography. Two surf clubs, Bondi and North Bondi, patrol the beach between sets of red and yellow flags, positioned to avoid the worst rips. If you like swimming in calmer waters, try the child-friendly saltwater sea baths at Bondi Beach, above, and Sydney Harbour, opposite page. either end of the beach.   The Harbour Bridge The largest steel arch bridge in Combining beaches, rock pools, the world, the Sydney Harbour Bridge parks and spectacular coastal views, Bondi has a variety of delicious is fondly nicknamed the ‘Coathanger’ the Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk eateries, from beachside cafes by Sydneysiders because of its arch- winds its way along six kilometres and ice cream parlours to hip bars based design. Opened in 1932, it of picturesque coastal paths at the and fine dining restaurants with spans 503 metres and the top sits 134 edge of Sydney’s eastern suburbs. seaside views. meters above the water. linkonline.com.au travel 49