Sydney Harbour provides the city of Sydney and the surrounding suburbs with a wide variety of beaches.
Palm Beach is about an hour drive from Sydney and the most northern suburb. This is the beach of the rich and famous. Nicole Kidman vacations here.
Balmoral is a harbour beach with small waves, great for families. This structure used to be the Surf Club but is now The Bathers' Pavilion, a wonderful spot for coffee or a meal.
Manly Beach, a 20 minute ferry ride from The Opera House, is
Eat your heart out Snooki and The Situation. The Jersey Shore does not begin to compare with the beaches of Sydney.