Ah, Bondi Beach! A place of sunbathers, surfers, and even the occasional violator of beachside regulations. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, it’s important to be aware of the rules and regulations in this popular spot of Sydney. So if you’re looking for a laugh, or a reminder of the rules, read on for a funny and engaging introduction to the rules and regulations of Bondi Beach.
Follow these simple rules to be safe at the beach:
- Always swim between the red and yellow flags, never swim outside them.
- Do not swim directly after a meal or if under the influence of alcohol.
- Only swim when the red and yellow flags are flying. If there are no flags, the beach is closed or unpatrolled.
- Do not panic if caught in a current or undertow. Raise one arm into the air to signal for lifeguard assistance. Float until help arrives.
- Do not struggle if seized with a cramp. Raise your arm for help and float. Keep the part of your body that is cramping perfectly still.
- Do not swim if unsure of surf conditions. Always seek the advice of a lifeguard or lifesaver.
- Do not struggle against a rip or current. Swim diagonally across it.
Regulations in Bondi Park