Sydney is a beautiful city with great character. As such, there are so many things of interest to do. But if you’re running out of time, be sure to squeeze in these 10 must-do activities before you leave!
Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The Sydney Opera House was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 28 June 2007. It is one of the 20th century's most distinctive buildings and one of the most famous performing arts centres in the world.
BridgeClimb is the ultimate experience of Sydney. Choose from three guided Climbs that take you to the summit of this world famous Bridge, 134 metres above Sydney Harbour.
Whether you’re just browsing for inspiration, looking for a fabulous new dress or the best of vintage, you’ll find shopping streets and markets in Sydney have miles of style to tempt you.
Oxford Street, running from Darlinghurst to Paddington, is a great place to start. High street chains mingle with Australian designer flagship stores and a diverse mix of boutiques. Head down side streets including Glenmore Road, William and Elizabeth to find quirky one-off boutiques and stylish designer ware. The Intersection is a who's who of designers whose wares are featured in this "anti-mall" cluster of shops with a village vibe.
Treat yourself to a mouth-watering taste of Sydney’s best food and wine, served outdoors in stunning natural locations around the city. An ever-growing list of beautiful fine-dining, restaurants , boutique cafes and casual pub fare means you’ll never be short of inspiration on where to eat in Sydney. For a few years now, Sydney has had three restaurants in the S.Pellegrino World’s Best Restaurants list;Tetsuya’s, Quay and Marque.
The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, is a place of natural beauty, where people come for peace, relaxation, education, and to learn more about plants and horticulture. The surrounding parkland of the Domain is a place for sport, entertainment and recreation.
Go To The Beach
No other city in the world combines coastal living with urban buzz like Sydney. With around 70 surf beaches and dozens of harbour coves, you can choose from iconic surf breaks to a quiet spot for a paddle or a few laps, with a café or cool bar close by.
Visit the Sydney Aquarium
Come on a journey of amazing discovery through SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium's unique freshwater and marine aquatic environments and discover an incredible 13,000 animals from 700 different species - including the world's largest variety of sharks and rays.
At SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, you'll get to venture through 14 newly-themed zones including a new Shark Walk, a tropical Bay of Rays, an interactive Discovery Rockpool, Mangrove Swamps, a shipwreck and the new ocean tunnel walk-through - Shark Valley!
Visit Wild Life Sydney Zoo
Find yourself on an amazing animal adventure as you journey into Australia's most famous locations. Walk through iconic Aussie habitats and encounter some of the most loved and feared animals that call Australia home. Meet Rex, the huge 5 metre crocodile in Kakadu Gorge, see creatures of the night in the Nightfall habitat, cuddle up to koalas at Koala Encounters and much, much more - there's so much to see and do!
Visit Sydney Fish Market
Sydney Fish Market is the largest wholesale seafood market in the Southern Hemisphere with the freshest and cheapest seafood you can find. Tuck into a sumptuous seafood meal here or you can even get it packed to take home on the plane. Join behind-the scenes tour at 6.55am every Monday and Thursday, conducted by a trained Sydney Fish Market tour guide to explore all facets of the Market and its operations, including the auction floor, sashimi pavilion and crab and lobster pen.
The Powerhouse Museum is located in Ultimo near Darling Harbour, Sydney. It is a public museum operated by the State Government for the people of New South Wales. Its unique and diverse collection spans history, science, technology, design, industry, decorative arts, music, transport and space exploration. It is also home to the material heritage and stories of Australian culture, history and lifestyle, providing a comprehensive insight into this rich and diverse country. There is estimated to be well over 500,000 separate items in the Museum’s collection.