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Top 5 Instagram Worthy Beaches in Australia

Top 5 Instagram Worthy Beaches in Australia
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When it comes to the gram we mean serious business. With more than 800 million monthly active users, Instagram is indeed giving every social media platform a run for their sandy shores.

Here at Sandy Swim we know how important it is to master the art of gramming. This is why we have curated for you our top Instagram worthy locations in Australia. Why Australia? Because it’s summer down under and lets be honest – it’s the ultimate beach destination for so many beach loving babes. Shell yeah!

The gram has more than 7 million monthly Instagram users alone in Australia. This means that with a population the size of California, Aussies are certainly making waves with their social media.

Keep reading to explore the most Geo-tagged locations in Australia and our personal favorite IG spots. If you live Down Under, or are planning a trip to Oz soon, get your Sandy Swim one piece or two piece bathing suit ready.

We look forward to seeing you on the gram!


It probably comes as no surprise to those who are Australian or familiar with Australia to learn that Bondi Beach tops the list of 2018’s most Instagrammed beaches in Australia.

Located circa 15 minutes east of Sydney’s CBD, in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, Bondi Beach is the ultimate urban ocean spot for any beach loving babe who loves to be in close proximity to pretty much everything. From fashion boutiques and lunch spots to bars and hotels, there is no shortage of things to do at this famous Aussie beach location.

Check out some of the great photos that have been captured for the gram at Bondi Beach by beach babes just like you who seek to sea more.



Just a short 1 hour and 16 minute flight from Sydney (to be exact), Byron Bay is a beach town paradise. Enjoy the relaxed vibe with a touch of shabby city chic in the heart of one of Australia’s most prolific beach havens. Many Sydney locals have migrated to Byron Bay over the years to escape the hustle and bustle of city living while still enjoying a vibrant beach culture.

With a number of hotels, Air bnb options, bars, shops, restaurants and of course beautiful main beach if you are anything like us you will never want to leave.

Take a look at what some Byron Bay beach babes are posting for some serious Down Under beach life inspiration.




Located 25 minutes north of Sydney’s CBD, drive across the iconic Harbour Bridge or hop on a Ferry and cross the iconic Sydney Harbour to beautiful Manly Beach.

Surrounded by an array of shops, cafes, restaurants and hotels, you day at Manly Beach will be one to remember. There is even an aquarium you can check out after your Manly Beach dose of Vitamin Sea.

Check out some awesome Manly gram hot spots we found.



Known as “Surfers”, the beach suburb of Surfer’s Paradise is located within the city of Gold Coast in the state of Queensland. A popular holiday destination for Aussies and tourists alike the city not only features an incredible world class surf beach, it is also home to one of the busiest shopping strips in the state called Cavill Mall.

Set against the backdrop of high rise buildings, entertainment venues such as nightclubs, restaurants, bars and hotels, Surfers is not just a beach Down Under it’s Australia’s answer to Miami Beach.

Take a look at what Surfer’s Paradise Beach has in store for all you Sandy Swim Instagram babes.



St Kilda Beach is located 6 kilometres south of Melbourne’s CBD in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda. Beach going Melbournians from far and wide flock to the sandy 700-metre long beach to cool off from what can often be a scorching summer in Melbourne.

Melbourne’s most popular beach is just a short tram ride from the city centre and is complete with kitesurfers, windsurfers and local swimmers alike. Make the most of your trip to St Kilda Beach and check out the pier, bars and restaurants. There is also a cute penguin colony at the breakwater you can say hello too. Who doesn’t love penguins!?

Water you waiting for? Check out what we found on the gram about St Kilda Beach.


There is more to life than meets the gram and what better way to capture your most loved beach spots for all to see?

Instagram has really transformed the way we live our lives. From business to pleasure it is hard to imagine life without it. Here at Sandy Swim, while we know you take pride in your gramming we also encourage you to always take in the moment. A photo might say a thousand words but a memory will last a life time, so enjoy the moment first and then gram later.

We look forward to seeing you and your most loved Sandy Swim bikinis and one-piece bathing suits on the gram. Feel free to tag us for a repost!

Sea you at the beach,

The Sandy Swim Team. xx


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