Sculptures by the sea Bondi Beach. Sydney’s Open Air Art Gallery!

Every year at the start of November and the beginning of Australia’s spring Sydney host’s an amazing open air art exhibition right along the ocean between Tamarama and Bondi Beach. The stunning sculptures are made by diverse artists each year and it is free to go to and have a look at!

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How to get to the Sculptures by the sea Bondi

Once you are in Sydney CBD you can take the 400 or 380 Bus to Bondi Beach and then walk along the coast towards Bronte Beach, where you will walk past Tamarama Beach

OR You catch the 440 bus to Bronte Beach and walk towards Bondi Beach.

recommend the latter as you will end up at Bondi Beach where you will find loads of cafes and restaurants to recharge after the walk! For more info’s about the walk check out Sydney’s Picturesque Coastal Walk: Bronte to Bondi


About Sydney’s Sculptures by the sea Bondi

Sculptures by the sea is an outdoor exhibition hosted every year between Bondi and Tamarama Beach and was founded in 1997 in Bondi. Australian and international artis showcase their sculpture every year and you can purchase for 20 AUD/ 13.50EUR/ 14.80 USD a booklet that explains to you the sculptures and the artists behind the sculptures. These can be purchased at Tamarama or at Bondi Beach.


The sculptures by the sea Bondi 2016

Aussie Thongs

So that you don’t get lost there are these typical “Aussie Thongs” showing you the way to the sculptures!

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Watch out the masses on weekends between Bronte and Bondi Beach!

Doing the walk on a weekends results in LOADS of people walking right along with you! This is the look out from Bronte towards Tamarama Beach:

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Tamarama Beach

The first Sculptures always start at Tamarama Beach using the rocks, the sand and the ocean as a beautiful and natural canvas!

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The Sand Rhino

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The Meaga Havaianas

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Walking to Bondi

Walking along the ocean towards Bondi Beach you will find more sculptures along the rock and ocean walk….

People Surrounded in Plastic




The Link



Colourful Easter Style Rocks


And in between you get to see Sydney’s wonderful wildflowers blooming in spring!



The Wild Water Carpet




The Rocks and the Rope


Which one do you think is the sculpture and which Nature ??? 🙂



The 3D Girl




These were just a few of the many sculptures to see during the walk and each of them are unique and tailored to each location!
After the long walk you can enjoy the beach and eat some lunch at Bondi with amazing views 🙂

So, if you are planning on visiting Sydney during spring, make sure you time it right so that you enjoy next years sculptures by the sea! I sure cant wait so see what’s on next year 🙂


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