Everybody knows Sydney’s famous beaches such as Bondi, Coogee or Manly. However, there are some amazing hidden beaches in Sydney and surrounding areas which are really worth seeing. We are going to tell you about 5 little paradises, not really well known, you absolutely need to check out.

Milk Beach

Situated in Sydney Harbour National Park, Milk Beach is an outstanding quiet place, a real paradise! You can go fishing, have a swim or just relax looking at the cities’ buildings, the Harbour bridge or Rose bay. One of the best-hidden beaches in Sydney.


Gordons bay

Situated between Coogee and Clovelly, Gordons bay beach is only accessible via the Coastal Walkway, which makes the place extremely private. Turquoise water and a few waves make it the perfect place for a dip or even to go snorkelling.


Congwong Beach

Congwong beach is situated in Botany Bay National Park. You can easily get to the beach from La Perouse Loop Road. Quiet with clear water, it is the perfect place to chill and have a swim away from Sydney’s craziness. Also, you can discover the National Park via numerous walk tracks.

5 secret beaches to discover around Sydney


Further south, in the Royal National Park, Wattamola is a splendid oasis on the waterside. Here again, your days are made up of swimming, snorkelling and relaxing. Local families are regulars of the place, if you want to avoid the crowd, it is best to go during the week.

5 secret beaches to discover around Sydney

Bungan Beach

Totally at the North of Sydney, further than Dee Why, Bungan Beach (Newport) is an unmissable spot. Cliffs and rock platforms make the place really different than other beaches. The only access to Bungan Beach is a track starting north of the beach. A small carpark keeps this little paradise quiet. There is no Surf Life Saving during the week but the beach is patrolled on weekends.

5 secret beaches to discover around Sydney

Enjoy and please share your favourite spots with us in the comment box below!

Updated on the 15/11/2019. Initially published on the 20/09/2018.

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