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SydneyNew South Wales
Aerial image of Maianbar looking to the North.
Population 505 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,740/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2230
Elevation 40 m (131 ft)
Area 0.29 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Location 29 km (18 mi) south of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) Sutherland Shire
State electorate(s) Heathcote
Federal Division(s) Hughes
Suburbs around Maianbar:
Lilli Pilli Port Hacking Burraneer
Warumbul Maianbar Cronulla
Royal National Park Bundeena

Maianbar is a village on the outskirts of southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 29 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district. It is part of the Sutherland Shire.

Maianbar is adjacent to the village of Bundeena, less than kilometre away and linked by a bush track, and footbridge. It lies on the southern side of Port Hacking, opposite the suburbs of Burraneer, Dolans Bay, Port Hacking, Lilli Pilli and Cronulla. Maianbar is surrounded by the Royal National Park.


Maianbar is quite an isolated village but can be accessed by road - a twenty-five-minute drive from Sutherland, or by ferry. There is an hourly commuter ferry service from Cronulla to Bundeena. Cabbage Tree Creek and 'The Basin' separate Bundeena from Maianbar. A bush track and footbridge link the two villages, which is approx 30mins walk. There is a road link between Bundeena and Maianbar, approx 9 km.

Maianbar Bundeena Bus Service operates bus route 989 for local bus services between Maianbar and Bundeena on school days only. In addition there is one return trip every Wednesday to Engadine and one return trip every Friday to Miranda both from Bundeena via Maianbar.


There are many artists living in both Bundeena and Maianbar. The residents host a monthly art exhibition in local artists' houses, called the Art Trail. The Art Trail is held on the first Sunday of every month. Art Trail Website The Art Trail is free of charge and provides local artists with an opportunity to sell their artwork.

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