Things to do in Sydney
Explore the City
Within walking distance of attractions in Sydney like the CBD, Sydney Harbour, The Opera House, The Botanic Gardens and many fine art galleries and museums. Mecca of groovy clubs, ultra modern cocktail bars, hip pubs, cinemas, more cafes and more shops.
The CBD is the main commercial centre of Sydney. Its east-west axis runs from a chain of parkland that includes Hyde Park, The Domain, Royal Botanic Gardens and Farm Cove on Sydney Harbour in the east; to Darling Harbour and the Western Distributor in the west.
Sydney Harbour National Park
Sydney Harbour National Park is a national park comprising parts of Sydney Harbour, its foreshores and various islands.The park is home to superb swimming spots, bushwalking tracks and picnic areas, which offer a huge range of activities that will have you coming back again and again.
The Opera House
This masterpiece of late modern architecture is admired internationally and proudly treasured by the people of Australia. It is a multi-venue performing arts centre hosts over 1,500 performances each year attended by some 1.2 million people.
The Botanic Gardens
The most central of the three major botanical gardens open to the public in Sydney, the gardens were opened in 1816. The gardens are open every day of the year, and access is free. Situated east of the Sydney Opera House, and overlooking Farm Cove, the gardens occupy 30 hectares in area.
Aboriginial Heritage Museum
The Museum holds a vast collection of Aboriginal artifacts and free entry and a tour of the museum is offered with an Aboriginal Heritage Officer if requested.
Only a 30-minute drive from the centre of Sydney down Oxford Street brings you to the south entrance of Bondi Beach. In the summer season, the area is a thriving cosmopolitan centre for sun, surf and fun. The beach is part of a large moon shaped bay of white sands and breaking surf.
The Rocks is one of the most-visited sections of Sydney. Nestled at the foot of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and on the western shores of Sydney Cove, The Rocks is the foundation place of Sydney and Australia, and of enormous historical significance. It is often described as "Sydney's outdoors museum."