Suburb Explorer

Bondi Junction

Real Estate & Design in Bondi Junction – A wide variety of architectural styles from elegant Victorian terraces, Federation homes, weatherboard cottages and modern high-rise apartments. There is a wide choice of accommodation in surrounding suburbs such as Bondi, Bronte, Tamarama, Woollahra and Edgecliff

Things to do in Bondi Junction
Shop in Bondi Junction Westfield. Eat along Oxford St or Woollahra. Go for a run in Centennial Park

History of Bondi Junction
The area sprang up as a result of Oxford Street (then South Head Road) being laid in 1811. It continued to grow with each new transport development until it too became the transport hub that it continues to be today. The junction was home to many early industries such as Henry Hough’s windmill which produced cereal products, a soap candle works, the Waverley Brewery, a dairy and a Boot Factory. It has always been a popular residential and convenient one-stop shopping precinct and has recently benefited from extensive modernisation

Landmark in Bondi Junction
The Junction’s history is evident at the Boot Factory, which was built in 1892, amongst many late 19th Century shops and the impressive architecture of Grace Bros’ Gladsmuir, a grand Victorian Villa. Also, of interest are the historic Waverley Toll Gate and Houghs Windmill. It is also just a few minutes by bus or car to the Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park and Fox Studios

Shopping in Bondi Junction
One of Sydney’s fastest growing shopping, entertainment areas with recently completed Westfield shopping centre and older Eastgate plaza. Westfield houses the major department stores such as Myer, David Jones and Target as well as a huge array of independent shops

Restaurants & Cafes in Bondi Junction
The population of Bondi Junction and surrounding residential suburbs is extremely diverse, reflected in the wonderful selection of restaurant cuisines enjoyed by the area’s locals. Popular restaurants include the Benjarong Thai, Bondi Junction Cosmopolitan, BJ Pizzeria, Fiesta Cantina, Gandhi Indian and Curry Junction

Sports & Fitness in Bondi Junction
The junction is within a 20 minute walk of the very pleasant Queens Park and adjacent to the enormous grounds of Centennial Park. Both offer many sporting, recreational and family picnic areas. Centennial Park also offer horse-riding and rollerblade tracks. There are many gyms and yoga schools in the junction, as well as a bowling club and Bondi Beach, Royal Sydney Golf Course, Randwick Racecourse and Moore Park are just a short drive away

Transport in Bondi Junction
Frequent City Rail trains deliver passengers to the CBD and Central Station, with Bondi Junction operating a major bus-rail interchange. Taxis are synonymous with Bondi Junction and there is a large rank at the interchange. Kingsford Smith Airport is about 10 km South of Bondi Junction