Visitor's Guide To Sydney

Welcome to Sydney, a significant global and domestic tourist destination that is regularly declared to be one of the most beautiful and livable cities in the world. Sydney is admired for its harbour, beautiful coastline, warm and pleasant climate and cosmopolitan culture.
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Plan and Book - everything you need to know before you get there

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Half day and single day itineraries to help you plan your time in Sydney

Getting Around Sydney sydney icons

Sydney's public transport system - what are your option; recommended destinations

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Hundreds of destinations to make your visit to Sydney a memorable one.

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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera House, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Tower and more

In Sydney Today In Sydney Today

A diary of events in Sydney today: concerts, gigs, exhibitions, festivals, performing arts and sports.

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shows, nightlife, clubs, bars, entetainment

See and Do

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Wildlife sanctuaries and zoos; in the wild.

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History & Heritage

Historic Homes, Heritage Sites and Museums.

sydney beaches

Family and surf beaches; ocean pools; beachside suburbs.

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Parks & Gardens

Great spots to relax and enjoy.

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National Parks

Home to some of Sydney's finest natural attractions.

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Guided tours and activities in and around Sydney.

Surprise Me!

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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.

Lost Sydney

Most major towns and cities are in a constant state of change. The old is removed to make way for the new; infrastructure is expanded or replaced to keep up with growth and technological advances. Every generation removes a little from its past and replaces it with something relating to the present in the hope that it will be of use in the future. From its beginnings in 1788 as a haggle of tents in the virgin bushland that once surrounded Sydney Cove, to the international city we see today, Sydney has gone through some incredible changes. We look back at some of the things Sydney has lost during two centuries of change.

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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

A cliff top coastal walk, the Bondi to Coogee walk extends for six km in Sydney s eastern suburbs. The walk features stunning views, beaches, parks, cliffs, bays and rock pools.

The beaches and parks offer a place to rest, swim or a chance to eat at one of the cafes, hotels, restaurants or takeaways. The walk is not difficult, there are medium gradient paths and several staircases with occasional seating.


Name another city with a 8 metre high waterfall just 5 km from the city centre.

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