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Camping on Sydney Beaches

11 Oct 2010 RPNguyen said

Does anyone know if you're allowed to sleep/camp out on any of the beaches around Sydney?
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  • 12 Oct 2010 JackDarcy said


    Hey dear!
    I don’t have much idea but I don’t think that any camp will be allowed near any beach. Thanks

  • 12 Oct 2010 Mel said


    Pretty sure you cant campout on the beaches unless your the bum that lives on bondi
    However there are heaps of hostels right on the beach and I think if you head out of the city there are camp grounds where you could stay

  • 13 Oct 2010 RPNguyen said


    Was thinking more of just sleeping on the beach for a night.

  • 18 Oct 2010 Courtenae said


    Although i live on the west coast of Aus, I am 99.99% certain you aren’t allowed to sleep on the beachs… At least in the metro area. They tend to have security guards wandering, rangers and police wandering the area. You could attempt it, and you may not get caught, however if you are caught, you will prob be asked to move on.
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  • 18 Oct 2010 NaHdz said


    Yeah it’s not allowed, the closest you could get is an actual camp ground close by but sleeping on the beach is a no no.. They have patrols and what not I think.

  • 25 Oct 2010 Lottie said


    Yeah I’m pretty sure if you took to sleeping on a beach in Sydney the cops would come and move you along.

    Especially if you tried sleeping on Bondi or Manly beach.

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