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Sydney Tourist Attractions & Activities

As the most populous city in Australia and one that draws in millions of visitors every year it’s easy to see why so many people fall in love with the sights and sounds of Sydney. From breathtaking natural features like Sydney Harbour to non-stop entertainment all day and night there’s no shortage of things to do in Sydney. Plus

with gorgeous weather year-round and an up-and-coming fine dining scene people young and old continue to flock to Australia’s east coast to soak in the city’s magic.

What to Do in Sydney

Adventure seekers won’t want to miss the breathtaking BridgeClimb atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge where panoramic views of the city and surrounding harbour await brave climbers. For those who prefer to keep their feet on terra firma Sydney’s natural splendour is unparalleled anywhere in the world.

Go sightseeing on one of the guided Sydney tours or plan your own itinerary including a walk through the Royal Botanic Gardens or Royal National Park where you’ll be greeted with flora of all varieties. There are also countless parks museums and other cultural destinations; discover something new by simply strolling through Sydney’s streets.

When you can’t resist the call of the ocean try your hand at sailing or catch some waves with the locals at the world-famous surf spot Bondi Beach. To catch a glimpse of some of Australia’s impressive marine life hop on a whale-watching tour (just don’t forget your camera!). And when it comes to cameras you’ll want yours ready when night falls. You can capture a memory of Sydney’s iconic Opera House lit up against the starry sky as strains of Opera Australia or the Sydney Symphony float over the water and across the city. No matter where you wander in Sydney you’re certain to experience the unexpected.

Let the local experts help you plan the trip of a lifetime to Sydney. With an endless variety of things to do see eat and experience you’ll want to drink in all that Sydney has to offer and maybe even explore the rest of Australia as well.

When you book through Expedia.com.au you can peruse things to do in Melbourne as well as Sydney Canberra and a plethora of other incredible destinations. Book your hotel flight and car hire all in one place and do away with the stress of planning so you can breathe a little easier.

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Darling Harbour

Once the site of disused railway yards and dilapidated wharves, one of Sydney’s greatest urban renewal projects has breathed life into this location once more.

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Manly

This coastal suburb of Sydney is like something from a postcard, and a haven for surfers, swimmers and sunbakers. 

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Parramatta

Discover the cultural diversity, rich heritage and scenic river parks of the second-oldest settlement in Australia, in the heart of the greater Sydney region.

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Surry Hills

Stroll through back alleys to discover bustling wine bars, independent galleries and gourmet food in this lively and historic inner-city neighbourhood.

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North Sydney

North Sydney is a popular place for visitors to Sydney. It makes up part of a dynamic city that is home to 4,600,000 inhabitants. The center of Sydney is only 2 miles (3 kilometers) away and Kingsford Smith International Airport is 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the southwest of North Sydney.

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Potts Point

Elegant, charismatic and ready for a good time, Potts Point is a neighbourhood that welcomes everybody with an air-kiss.

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