Things To Do In Sydney

""Possibly the Best City in the World!!"

There really are so many great things to do in Sydney. It has to be up there as one of the best cities in the world, on a par with London, New York and Paris.

Whatever you are into, you will find something here to entertain you. From the arts to magnificent views, beaches, shopping, museums, the zoo and aquarium and of course the iconic harbour with the opera house and Harbour Bridge.

The Best Things to do in Sydney

I've written an ebook that includes a 7 day itinerary featuring the best things to do in Sydney, as well as heaps of useful imformation for planning your trip. Click here to find out more. Travel Guide Sydney Ebook and if you are on a tight budget then you should go for my other Sydney Book called "Sydney On A Shoestring"

Then, you should check out my Travel Sydney Australia page as this will give you useful information on getting around and when to come, including Sydney Weather

If you are only here for a few days, you might want to check out my Sydney Attractionspage as this will give you an itinerary of the key things to do whilst you are here.

I strongly recommend buying a Sydney Pass if you want to save some money on entry fees to key attractions.

For those of you looking for something a little different, then go to my Secret Sydney page as this will give you my top 10 things to do that only the locals know about.

Below however gives you the best things to do in Sydney but in more detail. It's hard to put them into a top 10 but I have tried to. Use the Sydney Australia Map to find them:

  • Take the open top bus tour around the city - it's a great way to see all the key sites and get your bearings. You can hop on and hop off. Find out more here. Whilst you can pay when you board the bus, this is one of the cheapest prices I've found. Worth buying up front to save you some money:

    Sydney Open Top Bus Tour

  • Sydney Australia Opera House - such an icon of Sydney. You can do a tour or better still go and see a performance
  • The Harbour Bridge and of course the Bridgeclimb Probably the most spectacular things to do in Sydney. Are you up for climbing the historic Sydney Harbour Bridge?
  • Circular Quay- the are itself where you'll find both the opera house and Harbour bridge
  • The Rocks Sydney - The oldest part of Sydney with some interesting colonial buildings
  • Sydney Walking Tours - One of the best ways to see Sydney is to take part in a walking tour. The Ghost Tour round the Rocks is particularly good. Or try my self guided walk From Watsons Bay or explore on foot Circular Quay Area
  • Darling Harbour - A great place for a stroll or even have dinner right by the water
  • Sydney Aquarium Fancy seeing some great fish and getting up close and personal with a shark? or how about some Dugongs
  • Taronga Zoo Visit the best Sydney Australia Zoo. Meet the baby elephants and see Australian Animals. The views from the zoo over the city are also fabulous. Getting there by ferry is therefore a must.
  • Sydney Wildlife World - a central place to see all the Australian Animals
  • Bondi Beach Australia Probably the most famous of all of Sydney's beaches. Find out how to avoid the tourist traps and enjoy all that this iconic beach has to offer.
  • Australian Museum - for the culture vultures amongst you
  • sydney-shopping find out the best places to shop til you drop
  • Manly Australia - another great beach area of Sydney. Catch the ferry and enjoy the views.
  • Paddington Market My favourite market in Sydney and it's on every Saturday til about 4pm
  • Sydney Tours Some of the fun guided tours you can do around Sydney as well as Australia Tours from Sydney which focus on trips you can do as day trips.
  • Botanical Gardens Sydney - a lovely area just behind the city
  • Sydney Theatre - There's always something on in Sydney worth going to
  • Sydney Nightlife - For the Young at Heart, where should you go for a great night out?
  • Sydney Australia Airport - Most fly home from Sydney. What can you expect to find at the airport. Good for those of you leaving souvenirs and gifts til the last minute!
  • New Years Eve Sydney Find out how to experience an awesome New Years Eve in Sydney.
  • Sydney fireworks Find out some interesting facts about these fireworks that are watched by the entire world.
  • Whats on In Sydney. What are the Sydney Events worth going to. This page gives you a calendar of events by month.
  • Fancy seeing more of Australia? Check out these great cruise options -

    Cruises from Sydney

  • Top of Things To Do In Sydney

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