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What to do in Sydney
Sydney is named “The Harbour City” because it surrounds the world’s largest natural harbour. With natural and manmade sights in every corner, it’s also one of the world’s popular cities for tourists.
Travellers visit Sydney because of the many sights and fun things you can do. From popular landmarks, historical museums, and pristine beaches, lots of things are waiting for you in the city.
Hop on the monorail and visit the city’s top attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Tower, Sydney Olympic Stadium, and St. Mary Cathedral. You can even climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge for your exciting travel stories and a unique view of the city. You’ll also enjoy the Sydney skylines at Port Jackson, or by taking a boat ride around the city.
Sydney’s also known for its beaches, parks, gardens, zoos, and the people’s love for sports. Ride the bus and take a relaxing stroll at Hyde Park and Sydney Royal Botanic Garden. Spend an arvo observing art from all over the world at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Are you looking for the beach? Surfies have their pick of Tamarama, Mackenzie’s, Curl Curl, and Garie Beach. For swimming or a sunbake, head to Bondi or Maroubra Beach. If you can’t get enough of the water, enjoy seeing marine animals at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Even more animals are waiting for you at the Taronga Zoo and Wildlife Sydney Zoo.
If you want to take home a part of Sydney, go shopping! Heaps of shopping streets are waiting for you. You’ll find almost anything at the beautiful Queen Victoria Building, or you can buy affordable designer items at Oxford Street. Have a spending spree at other famous shopping streets like Pitt, King, and Castlereagh. Don’t forget Newton Precinct and Surry Hills where you can also support fellow Aussie designers. Then finish your day with a treat from Australia’s best gelato at Gelato Messina.
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When to visit Sydney
You’ll enjoy visiting Sydney throughout the year. But if you’re after lower rates, travel during the shoulder season from mid-April to mid-May, mid-August to September, and mid-December to mid-January. To avoid the crowds, schedule your trip for mid-May to mid-August.
Aussies don’t need a passport to visit Sydney or any other part of our country, just a national ID card for different transactions.
Travelling to and around Sydney
You’ll be landing at Sydney Airport or Kingsford Smith International Airport, where you can reach the city by shuttle bus, trains, public bus, or taxi.
Sydney’s public transportations include the bus, train, taxi, ferry, and more so you can easily wander the city.
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