Discover Sydney

No matter what your interests, you'll find plenty to see and do in Sydney. If you have a specific topic of interest that you would like to pursue during your visit to Sydney, you will probably find it in our "Experiences" section. Click on the "Experience" button at the top of this page to go there.

To explore the main areas and neighbourhoods in and around Sydney that have attractions or places of interest to visitors, use the buttons below. If you wish to explore Sydney by a particular mode of transport, check out the Travel Options below. Each option includes itineraries and recommended destinations.

By Train

By Ferry

By Car


Inner City

Inner Suburban Sydney

Lower North Shore

Outer Suburban Sydney

Sydney Harbour


Sydney Icons

Beyond Sydney



Lookouts and Vantage Points

Iconic Photo Locations

Travel Options

By Car

Self drive tours in and around Sydney.

By Train

Sydney's best destinations by train.

By Ferry

Sydney's best destinations by ferry.

By Bus

Exploring Sydney by Bus.


Guide to the best walks in and around Sydney.


Guided tours and activities in and around Sydney.

Surprise Me!

Insider's Sydney

When you are a visitor to a place, there is nothing like the knowledge of a local to take you to some of the lesser known but equally interesting corners of a city. Sydney has plenty of fascinating nooks and crannies, many of which a lot of the locals don't even know about. So if you are a visitor or a local and eager to do a little exploring on or off the beaten track, here are hundreds of suggestions to get you going.

Sydney's Best Walks

Over a hundred walks of varying lengths to a variety of destinations, including in and around the city centre, the suburbs, bushland, waterfalls, the harbour, and coastal Sydney.

Sydney Address Book

Where was that movie or television series shot? Where did Sydney's rich, famous and infamous people live? Which schools did they attend as youngsters? Where did that historic event take place? All is revealed.

Multicultural Sydney

Sydney's cultural diversity has shaped the city and its suburbs in a major way. Many localities have the unique smells, sights and sounds, cultural, community and family events that typify the cultures and nationalities that are predominant there. In other places, restaurants and shops of diverse ethnic backgrounds form an intoxicating mix that provides both visitors and locals a smorgasbord of choice, often within a single street.

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