Discover Sydney, Australia's famous harbour city and capital of New South Wales. Explore Sydney's sparkling harbour, outdoor lifestyle and great natural beauty. The stunning harbour provides a dramatic backdrop for the city's famous icons – the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Sydney extends north and south of the harbour in a golden chain of easy-to-reach beaches, such as Bondi, Bronte, Coogee and Palm Beach. Bask in the sun , swim in the surf and party at the many shoreline restaurants and bars. Or sit back and relax while you watch the sun go down on a sunset cruise. There's plenty for the whole family. Visit the SEA Life Sydney Aquarium with an Interactive Zone that lets visitors hold and feed some of the water creatures at the Discovery Rock pool, the adorable Koala Park Sanctuary , the Luna Park Sydney amusement park or the fun filled extensive Taronga zoo reached by a 12 minute ferry ride from the city and the Sky Safari cable car with a backdrop of the Sydney harbour. For that little bit more, drive out of the city to the stunning Blue Mountains or indulge in a romantic vineyard trip to Hunter Valley. Enjoy this fast paced city that knows how to celebrate, live it up and relax.
No better place to start your journey in Sydney than at the Sydney harbour.Wander the cobblestone cul-de-sacs and pursue the weekend markets in The Rocks, the historic precinct where Sydney began and hear stories of its colourful and historic past. In the mood for some exhilarating excitement, why not climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge or enjoy breathtaking views of Sydney and its surroundings from its tallest structure, the Sydney Tower Eye. Then head for some fun at the Luna Park or the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. A beautiful way to end the day would be to relax on a sunset cruise with a stopover at the magnificent Sydney Opera.Without a doubt, the most important landmark in Sydney and perhaps Australia, the Unesco World Heritage site is a must see. Attend one of the many performances or events or sip on a drink and taste the fine cuisine at the Opera bar and restaurant.
The stunning Blue Mountains provide a magical experience a little over an hour away from Sydney. Famous for its amazing rock formation of the Three Sisters, it is truly a serene place. Enjoy peaceful walking trails that wind through pristine Australian rainforests, see native Australian animals in their natural habitat and enjoy the spectacular views and magnificent waterfalls. Feel like exploring the mountain town of Leura, learn the Aboriginal legends behind ancient rock formations, why not extend your stay at one of the beautiful accommodations on offer.Take a scenic drive along the winding Cliff Drive into the Blue Mountains National Park and get an up-close look at koalas and kangaroos at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Escaping the urban bustling city a little longer would be well worth it.
Indulge in pure relaxation, celebrate that special occasion or get away for a romantic sojourn to the vineyard region, just two hour’s drive north from Sydney, to Hunter Valley. Bike ride to some of the 120 wineries or tour them in a horse-drawn cart. Spend the day, sampling the region’s fine semillon in Lovedale’s boutique wineries and team shiraz,Taste the local olive oils, take a gourmet cooking lesson or food and wine-matching course. Pamper yourself in a day spa or tee off in one of the region’s three championship golf courses. Horse ride across the rolling countryside or float over the vineyards in a hot air balloon.Don’t miss the opportunity if you can, to spend a night at one of the bed and breakfasts or in an elegant boutique accommodation and watch the sun go down against the perfect setting.
Summertime is all about its coastline, and few stretches are as iconic as the sea-sculpted section from Bondi to Bronte. Learn to surf at Bondi, join the beautiful people in Tamarama and swim in Bronte's family-friendly rock pool.Some of Sydney's best beaches are within a 10 km radius from the city centre.At Bondi one of Sydney’s most popular beaches,many visit the beaches just to soak up the lively vibe and enjoy the beachside dining options and vibrant night-life, or watch a glorious sunrise over the splendid Pacific Ocean.Nicknamed Glamarama for its beautiful crowds, Tamarama offers great surfing, a deep semi-circle of sand for volleyball players and a grassy area for barbeques and picnics.The beaches also offer plenty of water sport activities. Learn to surf at one of the accredited surf schools or snorkelling in the harbour or around rock platforms in the ocean. At popular beaches you can even hire kayaks, surfboards, beach chairs and umbrellas. Its fun and relaxation for the whole family.
Located on the Sydney harbour, a quick ferry ride from the city to a Sky Safari cable car which takes you right to the entrance, is the Taronga Zoo. Divided into sections according to geographical regions, the zoo is spread over an expanse of 52 acres. Visit the Zoo's amphitheatre against the backdrop of the Sydney harbour for the daily shows or even have interactive encounters with some of the animals. To add to the excitement and fun, the zoo offers additional unique activities and even a Tree Top challenge on the zoo's Wild ropes and special exhibits like the Dinosaurs.A trip to Australia, cannot be complete without visiting the adorable Koala. One of the few places in the world where the public can encounter the koalas, see them in their natural rainforest environment, cuddle them and learn about them, is the Koala Park Sanctuary. The park is home to kangaroos, dingoes, wombats, emus, wallaby species and echidnas. Watch them being fed and even take a photo with them for that lasting memory.