About Bayview

Bayview is a suburb in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 31 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Northern Beaches Council and is part of the Northern Beaches region.

Bayview is a hilly suburb, bounded by Broken Bay to the north; Mona Vale to the east and south; and Church Point, Kuringai Chase and Ingleside to the west.

According to the 2016 census of Population, there were 3,620 residents in Bayview. 67.5% of residents were born in Australia, with the most common other country of birth being England (11.2%). 87.0% of residents spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religious affiliation were No Religion 31.2%, Anglican 24.2% and Catholic 20.2%. 12.7% of people lived in an apartment.

Bayview is primarily a residential area with limited commercial space.

Bayview is home to Australia’s largest yacht importer, and largest yacht share fleet and Pittwater’s largest yacht charter fleet.

There are currently two privately owned floating marinas (Gibson Marina and Bayview Anchorage Marina) with attached yacht selling/renting companies and NSW Maritime offices. On the marinas there are a few kiosks and restaurants.

Between the marinas is Bayview Yacht Racing Association (BYRA), used commonly by local school students for their popular learn-to-sail programs.