Bondi Junction is only 6km East of the Sydney CBD. It is a commercial hub with vibrant cafes and a diverse range of shops and malls, including Westfield Bondi Junction, a modern, upmarket six-level shopping complex.
Or if nature is what you are looking for…
Centennial Parklands is one of the most visited public parks in the world!
You can enjoy a walk or run in the park, hire a bicycle, go horse-riding or bird-watching, attend one of the music or arts events, or open air cinema.
There are picnic and bbq areas and a selection of great playgrounds for the kids.
Accommodation for Parklife weekend
30 September 2012
Parklife is an annual all day music festival featuring international artists.
Accommodation for running events
16 September 2012
The Sydney Running Festival includes 4 separate running events, including the Sydney Marathon, which is one of the world’s most scenic marathon courses, taking in some of Sydney’s most spectacular sights including the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Centennial Parklands.
25 November 2012
The Sri Chinmoy Sydney Races 2012. The Centennial Park event includes races over 3 distances, 14km, 7km and 4km.
Sydney Cricket Grounds
Test cricket, one day international cricket and Australian rules football, as well some rugby league football and rugby union matches are held here.
Paddington is one of Sydney’s best known boutique shopping spots and is home to the famous Paddington Markets (a place to find emerging talent in design, art and fashion). Rows of pretty Victorian terraces house Sydney’s emerging and established fashion scene. You’ll also find art galleries, tailors, shoemakers and milliners in this inner-city neighbourhood.
Just around the corner…
It’s a very pleasant walk or bike ride through this suburb which is lined with 19 century terraces, a historical feature of this part of Sydney.
Queen Street Woollahra is full of up-market homeware and antique stores and also has a good selection of art galleries.
Don’t leave Woollahra without visiting the Victor Churchill butcher, it’s Louis Vuitton meets a butchery.
The Eastern Beaches – Bondi Beach, Tamarama, Bronte and Clovelly
Numerous festivals and events are held at Sydney’s Eastern beaches, including Sculpture by the Sea, which showcases sculptures along the picturesque walk, from Bondi to Tamarama.
There are some great walks along the coast, for more info go to: www.bonditocoogeewalk.com.au