Swimming and bathing in your birthday suit may not be for everyone, but there are quite a few nudist beaches in Sydney where taking off all your clothes is considered normal. The nudist community in Sydney may not be as large as it used to be back in the seventies and eighties, but swimming nude is still very much a thing in Sydney and New South Wales. The below Sydney beaches are official nude beaches well, most of themso nobody will stare at you when you take off your clothes to go skinny dipping.
This little cove close to Middle Head is well known for skinny-dipping and snorkelling. You'll be nestled safely in bushland and gazing out across the glorious foreshore toward Dobroyd Head. It's clothing optional, but most patrons are keen to keep it as natural as possible.
When someone tells you they're coming to visit our vast and beautiful country, what's the first thing you'll suggest they see? The Sydney Opera House? Bondi Beach?
Australia has a bevy of beautiful nudist beaches. You probably knew to avoid your local stretch of nudey rudey sand as a kid, but now that we're all getting a little older and wiser, an afternoon spent sunning yourself covered in SPF, obvs in your birthday suit actually sounds like bliss. If it will be your first jaunt on a clothing-optional beach and you're worried about "the rules", just use your common sense: disrobe at your leisure, don't take photos that include other peopledon't wander outside the nudey parameters, be respectful don't staretake your rubbish with you, and don't get sexual.
In the land down under many customs and traditions differ from those in other countries. Like bungee jumping or seeing Niagara Falls, some people welcome the opportunity to grin and bear it all at a nude beach. Thankfully Australia has an abundance of beaches suited for those who wish to remain unsuited.
The Best Nudist Beaches in Australia. Save to Wishlist. We uncover the top strips of sand to strip off your top, bare all on the best beaches to bare all and reveal the stark truth of getting starkers — no ifs, butts or maybes.
As recently as it was illegal to even wear a bikini on an Australian beach. Nowadays, the laws are slightly less stringent, but nonetheless still somewhat conservative so it's a good idea to know where, when and how it's OK to shed your swimwear and sunbathe nude. Read on to find the best nude beaches in Australia.
But if you want to be a pioneer in the backpacker world and start a new craze of visiting the worlds nudist beaches this article is one you really should read and remember. Picture one of those situations when you are in public and something really embarrassing happens and you just want to die. Now imagine that situation and being naked at the same time. Click at your own risk, original image has not been censored!
Carmela is a journalist from London. Last Updated on May 28, Sunnyside North Beach is one of the top nudist spots in Melbourne.