The ultimate Australian beach tool

Australia boasts some of the world’s most magnificent beaches. With over 10,000 to choose from we’ve got a pick for every type of ocean lover.

Nevertheless, beneath the surface of our glorious coastlines lie a variety of dangers that could spoil your time at sea. Our interactive beach tool will guide you through a range of features to ensure your time in the sun is spent safely.

Whether you’re after the location, size, facilities or hazards of the beach we’ve got it all. Just type the name of the beach you’re visiting in the search box below to get all the information you need. Water you waiting for? Dive right in!


Bondi Beach

Whether you’re going to the beach to swim in the sea, play in the sand, ride rad waves, fish along the shore or even have a picnic.
No matter what you’re doing, it’s important to be prepared for the unexpected.
Keep reading for all the tip-top information about Bondi Beach.




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Aussie beaches come in all shapes and sizes. From 90 mile beach in Victoria to Australia's smallest Lavender Bay in NSW. Whether you're after the crowds or a secluded cove. Check out what you're in store for...

Length of Bondi Beach = 0.5km

Aussie Beaches 0.5 km


As inviting as our waters may be, it's important to remember that what lies beneath those majestic seas is unpredictable. Before you go taking a dip, read up about the swimming conditions of your chosen beach.


Swimming conditions at Bondi Beach

All these beaches usually have low waves to calm conditions and are relatively safe for swimming, They are best at high tide, as rocks and tidal flats are exposed at low tide. Take care of the numerous submerged rocks along many of the beaches.

Swmming conditions


From high surf, flash rips, or even the risks of coconuts falling on your head; there are hazards to watch out for on any Aussie beach. The following are the ones to watch out for at Bondi Beach.

No hazards found for Bondi Beach

  • Accessible Rock Platforms
  • Beach erosion
  • Beach exposure
  • Beach Rips
  • Bluebottles
  • Boat traffic
  • Chironex
  • Cliff edge
  • Coconuts
  • Crocodiles
  • Deep water
  • Drop off
  • Edge other
  • Fixed rips
  • Flash rips
  • Gutters
  • Heavy shorebreak
  • High surf
  • High Tide Range
  • Inlet
  • Inshore holes
  • Irukandji
  • Large unexpected waves
  • Littoral currents
  • Long beach
  • Longshore Current
  • Marine Stingers
  • Outfall
  • Reefs
  • Slippery rocks
  • Shallow Sandbars
  • Shallow Water
  • Sharks
  • Slippery rocks
  • Slippery stairs
  • Slippery surface
  • Steep stairs
  • Strong Currents
  • Structure
  • Submerged Objects
  • Suction pipe
  • Topographic rips
  • Travelling rips
  • Uneven ground
  • Water pollution
  • Water Temp
  • Winds


Surf Lifesaving Australia give each beach a safety rating. Beaches are rated between a scale of 1-3 least hazardous, 4-6 mildly hazardous, 7-8 highly hazardous and 9-10 extremely hazardous. Before you visit any beach make sure you understand the risks.

3/10 Least Hazardous


One size certainly doesn’t fit all when you’re talking Aussie coastline. From year round patrolled beaches to wild and wonderful mangroves, the Aussie waters certainly have it all. If you’re after information about parking, shower amenities or if your beach has the BBQ facilities. We’ve got all the details in buckets loads for you right here.

Facilities available at Bondi Beach:

No facilities found for Bondi Beach

  • Artificial shade
  • BBQ
  • Bike path
  • Boat ramp
  • Breakwater
  • Bus
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Caravan park
  • Causeway
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Drain
  • Dressing shed
  • Drinking water
  • Formal parking area
  • Groyne
  • Harbour wall
  • Informal parking area
  • Jetty
  • Kiosk
  • Levee
  • Lookout
  • Marina
  • Mobile Phone Coverage
  • Natural shade
  • Outfall
  • Park
  • Passenger ferry
  • Picnic
  • Pier
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Power supply
  • Public phone
  • Rock pool
  • Seawall
  • Shade
  • Shelters
  • Shops
  • Showers
  • Skate-park
  • Street parking
  • Toilets
  • Train
  • Training wall
  • Vehicle ferry



Aussie beach smarts

How much do you really know about the Australian coastline? Can you guess how many beaches the land of plenty has? Or what the chances are of you being caught in a rip? Hover over the coloured tiles below to find out some surprising Australian beach facts.

coastline and beaches
Australia coastlines span a distance of 47,000km. Australia is also home to 11,000 beaches
85% of Australians live within 50 kilometres of the coast
Only 4% of Australia’s 11,000 beaches are patrolled by lifeguards and lifesavers
1 person will drown every 2-3 days during Australian summers
One way
17,000 rips occur in Australian oceans at any given moment
3 people will die from shark attacks on average each year
15 minutes is all it takes for you to get sunburnt from UV in summer
Bluebottle jellyfish often wash up on Aussie shores in the thousands
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