Discover Sydney

BLUE MOUNTAINS

Once you’ve experienced the spectacular blue-hazed beauty, dramatic cliffs and deep canyons of the Blue Mountains, you’ll come away refreshed and invigorated. While bushwalking in this wilderness area is a favourite pastime, the region is also famous for its heritage-listed guesthouses and luxurious resorts that offer spa treatments, natural therapies and great dining experiences. For further information of things to do at the Blue Mountains, click here.

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BONDI TO COOGEE COASTAL WALK

Offering visitors to Sydney an opportunity to join in and do what the locals do – the Bondi to Coogee Walk is a popular coastal walk offering beautiful coastline vistas, cosy beaches and cafe strips for refuelling. It is six kilometres long and takes about two hours to complete at a good pace, but why not break it up with a freshly squeezed juice or a relaxed coffee and finish with a swim at Coogee Beach.

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MRS MACQUARIE’S POINT

Mrs Macquarie’s Point, directly east of the Opera House on the eastern edge of the Royal Botanic Gardens, provides excellent views west across the harbour to the Bridge and the Mountains in the far distance. Looking north and east you can see Kirribilli House, Pinchgut Island and the Navy dockyards at Wooloomooloo.

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THE ROCKS

Bursting with a colourful history dating back to convict days, The Rocks is a maze of sandstone lanes, cul-de-sacs and courtyards, jam-packed with shops, great cafes and some of Sydney’s best dining.

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ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS

The Royal Botanic Gardens, which are just a short walk around the water’s edge from the Sydney Opera House, is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful settings you will see anywhere, with the gardens filling an area of land between the harbour and the eastern part of the central business district.

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SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE CLIMB

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the most recognisable symbols of Australia. The Bridge provides a frame for one of the most beautiful harbours in the world and holds a special place in the city’s heart. The Bridge Climb is a 3 ½ hour guided journey to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It takes you along the outer arch of the Bridge on catwalks and ladders all the way to the summit, 134 metres above Sydney Harbour.

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SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

Sydney Opera House is a masterpiece of late modern architecture. In its short lifetime, Sydney Opera House has earned a reputation as a world-class performing arts centre and become a symbol of both Sydney and the Australian nation. Visit www.sydneyoperahouse.com to find out more about things to do at the Sydney Opera House.

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SYDNEY TOWER EYE

Sydney Tower Eye takes you to the highest point above Sydney for breathtaking 360 degree views of the beautiful harbour city. From the golden beaches to the distant Blue Mountains, you’ll be amazed by the views. Sydney Tower Eye is open daily from 9:00am – 10:00pm with tickets at $25 for adults and $15 for children. Your ticket includes the 4D cinema experience – uncover a new dimension to Sydney with the brand new 4D cinema experience, the first produced in Australia!

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