Travelers are voting Darling Harbour, Bantry Bay and Macquarie Lighthouse as the best of 11 coastal areas near Sydney. There are 6 coastal areas near Gosford a city just 31 km from Sydney and 2 coastal areas near Wollongong which is 42 km distant. The most popular of these are Elvina Bay near Gosford and Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse in Wollongong. You can find 62 coastal areas in New South Wales and 293 coastal areas in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in New South Wales is Darling Harbour and Flying Fish Cove is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of coastal areas near Sydney.