Enjoy a cocktail on Sydney Harbour. Photo: Anson Smart
Where is Sydney?

Welcome to Sydney

A Sydney holiday should be on everyone's travel bucket list.  Without a doubt, Sydney is one of the most beautiful harbour cities in the world.

This must-see holiday destination has it all, and is world famous for its Harbour Bridge (which locals call the coat hanger because of its massive arch shape), and Opera House which has billowing white sails on the waters-edge. 

You'll be spoilt for choice with 1000's of things to do and explore.  So get your free Sydney travel planner here and find the best things to do on your holiday. Your Sydney trip planner is filled with deals, activities and places you want to visit on your Sydney holiday.
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Top things to do in Sydney

I recommend having a game-plan because there are so many things to do in Sydney. You must check out Sydney's stunning harbour from any number of vantage points including a BridgeClimb, harbour cruise, or walking through the Botantic Gardens. To help you plan and book your holiday activities, download a free Sydney trip planner itinerary

Below are a few recommendations to help you get started on planning and booking things to do in Sydney.

Take a bike ride around Mrs Macquarie's Chair by the harbourTake a bike ride around the Botanic Gardens.
Photo: Tourism Australia

  • Do a Bridgeclimb where you climb to the very top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and get 360 degree views like never before.
  • Take a harbour cruise or go sailing so you can really experience this beautiful harbour.
  • Enjoy a picnic or a walk around the Botanical Gardens which is beside the Sydney Opera House.
  • Experience Sydney's beautiful beaches. The choices include the world-renowned Bondi Beach, or north of the city is Manly, Palm Beach or Balmoral. 
  • Walk one of the coastal trails such as the Bondi to Coogee walk, or the Manly to Spit walk.
  • Explore the historic and charming Rocks area, which is filled with cafes, restaurants, vintage pubs, shops and artisan markets.
Enjoy the Manly to Spit walk.
Photo: Tourism Australia 
People enjoying the Handa Opera on Sydney HarbourHanda Opera on Sydney Harbour.
Photo: Opera Australia

  • Enjoy world class shopping in the Queen Victoria Building, Westfield Pitt St, Oxford Street, Paddington, and beyond.
  • Get friendly with the animals at Taronga ZooSydney Aquarium or Wild Life Sydney.
  • Dine at one of the harbourside restaurants such as Aria Sydney or Café Sydney or Bennelong at the Opera House.  You'll be served up the best views and dishes all at once. Otherwise, check out the many pubs, restaurants and cafes dotted around Sydney.
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. Download your Sydney trip planner itinerary today.