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Explore all that Sydney has to offer this season, with our guide to the city’s best seaside secrets.

by Maxie Archer 30 August 2017

 With Spring fast on the approach, Sydney’s  weather forecast is met with blue skies, a sparkling harbour and indulgent warm temperatures. While hard to believe that it is still technically Winter, we’re sure you are not complaining if you’re lucky enough to be visiting this special city.

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During this time of year Sydney’s beaches begin to come alive again and although the water may still be too fresh to swim, there is plenty more that these stunning locations have to offer. Get active with some of the city’s many beach and coastal walks starting with Bondi to Bronte. This walk is only a short 1.5kms, but is accompanied with breath-taking scenery and plenty of delicious lunch spots to treat yourself to along the way.

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Nestled in the heart of North Bondi trendy ‘Speedos Cafe’ caters to all food lovers, serving up anything from a healthy spread to devilish Cronuts. If Japanese with a seaside view sounds more like your style, be sure to try ‘Raw Bar’ for some fresh seafood and maybe even a cheeky wine or saké. Finish your day off right with a visit to one of Bondi’s most loved boutique fashion destinations Tuchuzy. Carrying collections from local Australian designers to internationally recognised brands, this charming concept store is a must see for fashion fanatics.


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For a view of Sydney’s busy harbour and city sky scrapers try the Lavender Bay to Kirribilli Harbourside walk. Located only one ferry stop from Circular Quay this walk is easy to get to and includes fun landmarks like Sydney’s famous Luna Park. A visit to this area is not complete without a meal at Celsius Coffee Co. perched on the water’s edge at Kirribilli wharf. Although it is only small, this eclectic cafe promises a relaxed yet beautiful culinary experience.

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For a longer walk adored by local Sydney-siders visit Sydney Harbour National Park in the city’s North. Take the walk from Bradley’s Head to Chowder Bay for views of the harbour’s bright blue water and lush greenery that hugs the water’s edge. While in the area be sure to visit Burnt Orange Cafe located in a gorgeous sandstone home overlooking Sydney harbour. It is the perfect spot to indulge in some afternoon high tea after a long day of exploring the many wonders this glorious city has to offer.

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