Where is Sydney?

Welcome to Sydney

Welcome to Sydney, one of the most beautiful harbor cities in the world. Sydney is a must-see holiday destination during any visit to Australia and New South Wales.
Sydney will captivate you from the very beginning, with its stunning skyline, Harbour Bridge and Opera House perched on the harbour. The unmistakable Harbour Bridge is a massive arch shape and is affectionately known as the coat hanger, while the Opera House has a series of billowing white sails at the waters-edge. The first glimpse of Sydney from your plane window is guaranteed to take your breath away.


Why visit Sydney? Isn’t it just like any other city?

The answer is NO. Sydney is a vibrant, stunningly beautiful, world-class city and one of the globe’s most aspirational travel destinations. Travel to Australia must include some time spent in this glittering city.
And the locals are a diverse bunch, representing cultures from all over the world. That said, they’re friendly and know how to show our visitors how to have fun in the city.

So how do you know what activities do you do in Sydney?

I recommend having a game-plan. Work out what kind of experiences and activities you want. It can be confusing with so many choices, so plan your visit so you get the best deals and make the most of every minute.

Things to do in Sydney

Top reasons to add Sydney to your holiday itinerary include:

  • The visually stunning Sydney Harbour – viewed from various harbour-side vantage points
  • Why not do a Bridgeclimb where you climb to the very top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and get 360 degree views like never before.
  • A harbour cruise or go sailing – it would be a crime to visit Sydney and not experience this beautiful harbour
  • Beautiful beaches – including the world-renowned Bondi Beach, or Manly and Palm Beach to the north of the city
  • The magnificent ocean scenery on the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk
  • The historic, charming Rocks area, where you are spoilt with top quality cafes, restaurants, vintage pubs, and weekend artisan markets to explore
  • International class museums, galleries, festivals, concerts, and sporting events
  • Family-friendly activities to delight all ages, including Taronga Zoo and Sydney Aquarium
  • The bustling Darling Harbour or Cockle Bay precinct
  • Lush Botanical Gardens adjacent to the Sydney Opera House – perfect for a picnic
  • World class shopping in the Queen Victoria Building, Westfield Pitt St, Oxford Street, Paddington, and beyond
  • A well-earned dinner at one of the exclusive harbour-side restaurants. Why not try Aria or CafĂ© Sydney which are both on the harbour and give an amazing view with your meal.
Whether you’re looking to relax or squeeze in as much as possible, Sydney will leave you wanting more. Australia Trip Planner will help you plan the perfect holiday in Sydney.