Things to do in Sydney
Looking for tips on what to do in Sydney? Australia’s biggest city has something for everyone. Enjoy big-city shopping and some of Australia’s best dining experiences. Find out where the trendiest bars are, the coolest cafes and the best markets. If you enjoy the outdoors take advantage of the many beachside walking trails, harbourside hikes and cycling tracks in scenic parks. Play on world-class golf courses or try your hand at surfing. Check out Sydney’s busy calendar of festivals and shows, art events and sporting championships that will keep everyone entertained. Click Here for more information.
Food & Wine
Treat your tastebuds with Sydney’s best food and wine, served in stunning locations around the city, by the harbour or at the beach. The city’s gourmet restaurants, boutique cafes and traditional pub feeds will have you licking your lips and asking for seconds. Discover the delicious cuisines of Italy, Greece, Turkey, China, Vietnam and India – without leaving Sydney! Click here for more information.
Nature & Parks
Sydney is the ultimate outdoor playground. One of the best ways to enjoy Sydney’s stunning natural attractions is on a coastal trail or by picnicking in a harbourside park. Stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens or jog along the promenade at Bondi Beach. Sydney Harbour itself is a gateway to a world of natural attractions where you can navigate your way around the inner-harbour islands by ferry, or hire a kayak and paddle your way to a secluded harbour beach where you can swim and snorkel. Click here for more information.
Arts & Culture
Exquisite art, captivating theatre and outdoor exhibitions – Sydney’s arts and culture scene is thriving. Check out iconic venues such as the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House, or the beautiful State Theatre and Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay. Learn something new about natural history at the Australian Museum or explore Sydney’s past at the Museum of Sydney. See one of Australia’s largest collections of Aboriginal art at the Art Gallery of NSW or release your inner art critic at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Click here for more information.
Fashion & Shopping
Buzzy markets, home-grown fashion and designer labels – shopaholics take note, Sydney has it all. If you like a bargain, head to the funky inner-city Saturday markets in Glebe, Rozelle and Paddington, showcasing Sydney’s artistic side. Here you’ll find handmade jewellery, vintage clothing, second hand books and more. In the city centre, Westfield Sydney has set the pace for sensational shopping with four floors of fashion favourites, including Australia’s two largest department stores, Myer and David Jones. Stroll through the historic Queen Victoria Building and Strand Arcade, as popular for their beautifully restored interiors as they are for the fabulous fashion boutiques and speciality stores they house, from designer chocolates to designer stationery. For more upscale shopping, Castlereagh, Elizabeth and King streets host the world’s most famous designer brands, such as Gucci and Channel. Click here for more information.