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East Shore Walking Tour (Self Guided), Sydney

Sydney’s East Shore is the most picturesque part of Sydney. In this area you can enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the world: Bondi Beach. Also this area has a great historical value for the Aboriginal people and the entire nation of Australia. Take the following tour to discover the most popular and prominent attractions in Sydney’s "most beautiful" area.
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East Shore Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: East Shore Walking Tour
Guide Location: Australia » Sydney (See other walking tours in Sydney)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 Km or 3.5 Miles
Author: nataly
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Clovelly Beach
  • Waverley Cemetery
  • Bronte Beach
  • Tamarama Beach
  • Bondi Beach
  • Williams Park
Clovelly Beach

1) Clovelly Beach

Clovelly Beach, a cozy beach located on the narrow bay, is a naturally sheltered rock pool. This beach is very popular among swimmers and almost never visited by surfers, which makes snorkeling and scuba diving safer. The adjacent park has picnic and barbecue facilities.
Waverley Cemetery

2) Waverley Cemetery

The Waverley Cemetery is a 130 year old graveyard located in the Bronte suburb of Sydney. It has well preserved Victorian and Edwardian monuments and has the graves of many prominent Australians.

The Waverley Cemetery covers forty one acres and was established in 1875. The first burial was in 1877. It is a self funded establishment. Neither the government nor taxpayers pay for the upkeep of the graveyard. It earns income from the sale of burial plots, memorials, grave furniture, urns, plaques and headstones. Cremation memorials are also available at the cemetery. It was the first in Australia to stop burials on Sundays and has the distinction of being the first cemetery to introduce computer search facility where visitors can find burial records from a database for a small fee. There are only 3000 plots remaining at the graveyard and it receives nearly 80 reservations annually.

Famous people who were buried in Waverley Cemetery are the poet Henry Lawson, Jules Archibald the founder of the magazine called the Bulletin, Australia’s first Prime Minister, Sir Edmund Barton, eminent sportspersons and over 200 war graves of soldiers who died in various conflicts where Australia played a significant role. It is a major Sydney attraction and many visitors come to admire the grave sculpture and to enjoy the breathtaking views from the cemetery.
Bronte Beach

3) Bronte Beach

Bronte Beach is a rather small beach but with a unique original charm. It has a great ocean pool on its territory. There is a park adjacent to the beach, where you can hide from the scalding sun and meet the locals. Here you can find great cafes and bars with delicious meals and cool drinks.
Tamarama Beach

4) Tamarama Beach

Tamarama Beach is probably one of the smallest of Sydney's beaches and the most dangerous one. It is a perfect place for sunbathing or a barbeque in the park behind it. You may be surprised to see many famous people sunbathing here, but it's an ordinary sight for locals. Rock carvings near the beach will give you a glimpse of the Aboriginal history of the area.
Bondi Beach

5) Bondi Beach (must see)

Bondi Beach has worldwide fame as a paradise on earth. This fantastic beach overwhelms you with scalding sun, warm ocean water, and sand. It also offers a great skate park for skaters, rollerbladers, and cyclists. A large number of bars and restaurants, all with a breathtaking view, are at your disposal with delicious meals and drinks.

Why You Should Visit:
Whether for the allure of the ocean or the perfect seaside town of Bondi, this beach comes highly recommended.
Very clean and safe – sometimes overcrowded but perfect for people watching, art hopping, and a sunset walk.

There's a kiosk to hire sunbeds & umbrellas so if you're not prepared to pay, make sure you bring your own shade.
To have a birds-eye view of the beach, visit the Bondi Icebergs, have a beer or a glass of wine, and enjoy.
Williams Park

6) Williams Park

Williams Park is situated in the Bondi area on the cliffs. This picturesque park has a public golf course, and it has a great view of Bondi Beach. In the park you can also see a historic tower, which is a landmark of the area.

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