WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:
Sydney is the most populous city in Australia, home to more than 5 million “Sydneysiders”. With world-class beaches, breathtaking coastlines, a bustling nightlife, favorable year-round weather, and an eclectic foodie scene, it is a city all its own.
- Capital of New South Wales
- Currency: Australian Dollar
- Fun Fact: More than 80% of the plants, mammals and reptiles found in Australia are not found anywhere else in the world.
WHAT TO SEE:
Sydney Harbour Bridge: The bridge is often called the “Coat Hanger” by locals due to its shape. Enjoy beautiful views of the harbor by taking a stroll across the bridge… or if you’re feeling adventurous, climb to the top!
The Rocks: This historic area of the city is full of great restaurants, shops, cafes, unique outdoor events, and great open-air markets on the weekends, including a Friday “Foodie Market”.
Manly Beach: Catch the ferry from Circular Quay to this iconic Sydney beach. Stroll through the corso while enjoying an ice cream or grab a beer at the Hotel Steyne overlooking the ocean. You can also walk along the beachfront to Little Manly Beach.
Sydney Opera House: One of the most recognizable buildings in the world, the Sydney Opera House is not only a symbol of the city, but of inspiration and creativity. Built in the 1950s, the Opera House has hosted many of the world’s greatest performances. Take a tour of the opera house, or simply sit at the Opera Bar below to marvel at the beauty and architecture of the landmark.
Opera Bar: Found at the water’s edge of the Sydney Harbour and the base of the famed Sydney Opera House, the Opera Bar promises an experience to remember. Toast to unforgettable views, new friends and new experiences in the afternoon sun.
Clifftop Coastal Walk: Take the 6km walk along the coastline between Bondi and Coogee for beautiful views. It’s the perfect place to pack a picnic lunch or to stop for a swim along the way.