About Dee Why

Perfect Proximity To The City Centre

Dee Why is a suburb of northern Sydney just 18 kilometres and 25 minutes away from the central business district. Dee Why and Brookvale are considered to be at the heart of the Northern Beaches region, with Dee Why Beach being the neighbourhood’s main attraction. Express buses run directly from Dee Why to the city and a local bus system puts all of Dee Why within easy reach. If you’re looking for a beach holiday without sacrificing close access to the city, Dee Why may be your best choice of Sydney accommodation.

Fantastic Coastal Fun

Few attractions in Dee Why are as loved and populated as Dee Why Beach. This gorgeous shoreline is a mecca for couples, families, and boardriders alike, with low-cost parking, shower facilities, and terrific surfing conditions in the centre and point of the beach. The beach stretches 1.8 kilometres, offering plenty of space for locals and holiday makers alike.

Hungry? Send the kids off to play on the playground while you grill up lunch on the electric barbeques. If you need a break from the beach sun, head across the street and grab a table at any of the local restaurants instead. The areas fish and chip shops are second to none, with fresh seafood coated in a crisp, melt-in-your-mouth batter served to hungry beachgoers daily. The beach’s promenade is a fantastic place to stroll or rollerblade in the evening. Make sure you check out the areas beautiful freshwater rockpool too.

Accommodation Choices To Suit Every Holidaymaker

Many Dee Why accommodation options are located on, or a short distance from the beach, so the shore is always within your reach. Oceanfront views are common, as are beach-facing barbecue and entertaining areas. Staying with a group? No problem: many of Dee Why’s beach holiday houses are two-level, so you’ll have plenty of privacy. As an added benefit, Dee Why is often said to be less costly than Bondi or Manley, so you’ll have all the benefits of a beach holiday without all the cost.

Make The Most Of This Stunning Coastline

Dee Why is one of Sydney’s many surfing hotspots, the majority of which are located north of Sydney Harbour. Dee Why Beach has excellent surfing and body surfing, as does Avalon, Long Reef, Mona Vale, Curl Curl, and Narrabeen.

New to surfing? No worries! You can learn the ropes at Manly Surf School or, for a real adventure, you can take a one-day surfing trip out to Royal National Park with the instructors at Waves Surf School.

Ditch the City for a Laid-Back Beach Holiday

Why take a beach day trip from crowded Sydney when you can make your home base the beach and take day trips to Sydney instead? Dee Why lets you sleep beside the ocean, without sacrificing proximity to the attractions of Sydney’s city centre.