Sport and active holidays in Australia

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Beach holiday

In the summer, and this from December to February, Sydney turns into a real paradise for lovers of sunbathing and swimming. Local beaches, there are more than seventy of them here, provide all the conditions in order to fully enjoy the azure waters of the Tasman Sea and the hot tropical sun. In the tourist season, the entire east coast of the city is filled with holidaymakers. Manly (in the Northern Beaches area) is popular in the country, but closer to the center is the world-famous Bondi Beach, the main beach of Sydney, which stretches for a kilometer along the Tasman Sea in the area of ​​Bondi Beach. The beach was opened in 1851 and since then has been one of the best beaches in Australia. In 2008, Bondi Beach was added to the Australian National Heritage List. The beach is perfect for surfing and other water sports. And the white sand of Bondi Beach makes it a favorite place for lovers to soak up the sun and sunbathe. Near the beach you can find many restaurants, cafes and shops.

Surfing Australia for many surfer fans is one big sport. At least the eastern shores of the country. The favorite place of surfers is the Gold Coast (“Gold Coast”) with the center in the same city Gold Coast south of Brisbane, on the beaches of Sydney, you can also catch a wave.

Rugby

It is known that Australia and New Zealand are the strongest rugby countries on the planet. And one of the most interesting activities for those who appreciate this sport is to go to a rugby game with the participation of one of the local teams. The national championship lasts from March to October, the teams from Sydney in the league – the vast majority.

In the western suburbs, the Penrith Panthers club is based with the Penrith Stadium for 22,000 people. In the eastern suburbs of Sydney – “Sydney Roosters”, playing at the famous stadium “Allianz Stadium”, accommodating 45,000 people. The team “Cronulla – Sutherland Sharks” plays in Sutherland Shire at the 22,000th stadium. Manly – Warringah Sea Eagles is about the same size Brookvale Oval stadium in Manly. Campbeltown’s Wests Tigers is based at Campbelltown Stadium. The most successful Sydney’s rugby club, South Sydney Rabbitohs, plays on the huge ANZ Stadium, which can accommodate more than 80,000 people. This is where the championship final takes place.

You can order tickets for the game online at the official websites of the above teams, or at the stadium’s ticket office It is rather difficult to do this before the match, because rugby is very popular in Australia and there are often no empty seats in the stands.

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