Located in the southeast of Sydney's Eastern Suburbs region. Like many of its coastal neighbors to the north, life revolves around the beach. Surfing, fishing, swimming, and sunbathing are how locals spend the weekend here. Surfing in particular is religion: if you mess up a local's set the 'Bra Boys will be sure to let you know it – this is not a place for beginners. The Arthur Byrne Reserve park, which runs parrallel to the 1 km long beach, has a playground, skate park, and picnic facilities.
You'll find plenty of restaurants along Anzac Parade, Maroubra Road, and Marine Parade. There has been new development in this neighborhood recently, so along with single-family homes and older apartments you'll also find brand new condo towers. There are ten schools within Maroubra's borders, making it popular with families.
Interesting fact: in 1898 a British ship wrecked on the shores of Maroubra. While most of the wreckage was removed, the shifting floors of the ocean occasionally uncover relics.
CBD: 11 km / 25-40 minutes by car / 40 minutes by transit
Chatswood: 21 km / 35-55 minutes by car / 60-70 minutes by transit
Parramatta: 35 km / 50-85 minutes by car / 65 minutes by transit
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