You’ll never guess which beach named Australia’s best

Allison Yee

We’re famed for our gorgeous beaches, and now the top Australian swimming spot has been named – but not everyone agrees.

Tripadvisor announced the winner of their 2018 Travellers’ Choice award, and one famous Sydney beach has taken out the top gong.

Long time lovers of Manly rejoice, because the iconic northern beaches hotspot has topped the list, with reviewers claiming it’s a ‘must-see’.

Haven't been to Manly? You haven't been to Australia's best beach, according to a new poll. Photo: Instagram/manlyaustralia
Not only famed for its beach, Manly Corso is a huge tourist hotspot as well. Photo: Instagram/manlyaustralia

Surfers Paradise Beach in Queensland came second, while popular stretch of sand Whitehaven Beach in Queensland took out third.

Sydney-siders wondering where Bondi ranked on the list can rest assured it came in at number five.

With sands as far as the eye can see, Surfers Paradise is also a popular choice. Photo: Getty

However with so many insanely beautiful beaches around Australia, the Twitterverse is butting heads over our best beach.

Swimmers, surfers and families flock to Manly beach, just a short ferry ride from the Sydney CBD. Photo: Getty

Top 10 Travellers’ Choice beaches in Australia

Manly Beach – Sydney, NSW
Surfers Paradise Beach – Surfers Paradise, QLD
Whitehaven Beach – Whitsunday Island, QLD
Noosa Main Beach – Noosa, QLD
Bondi Beach – Sydney, NSW
Four Mile Beach – Port Douglas, QLD
Cable Beach – Broome, WA
Mooloolaba Beach – Mooloolaba, QLD
Burleigh Heads Beach – Burleigh Heads, QLD
Turquoise Bay – Exmouth, WA

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