Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia

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  • 3 mentions in First Trip to Sydney, 8 days, what should i do?

    • Bruce J.

      Bruce J. said, "...Sydney is an amazing city. 1. Go up the southern pylon lookout of Sydney Harbour (cost is minimal and view is great) and also do Bridge Climb. 2. Do a tour around the Sydney Opera House. You can see a show there..." See More

    • Lorraine M.

      Lorraine M. said, "... Sydney Harbour Climb is fun and gives great views. Visit The Rocks-old area of Sydney now with great restaurants, bars, etc. Take ferry to Manly-you may see the tiny penguins if you're lucky. Taronga Zoo. Sydney Opera House Opera House. Viewing platform..." See More

    • Peter C.

      Peter C. said, "...and bustle next to the sand. Personally I opt for a ferry ride to Manly then a walk to Shelly beach. Sydney Harbour is Sydney's jewel, I'd do a walk along side it, probably the Spit to Manly Walk or the Balmoral..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best outdoor activities in Sydney?

    • Jared H.

      Jared H. said, "...great things to do! I live here and I still find great outdoor things to do! I recommend: - climbing the Sydney Harbour if you have time and money - venture out to the Blue Mountains - Katoomba and Blackheath have some..." See More

    • Chintan M.

      Chintan M. said, "...Hey Catherine, there are lot of activities to do in Sydney starting from Sydney Opera House tour, Sydney Harbour climbing, tall ship experience etc. I would definitely go for bridge climbing, check this link to check some of the activities out their..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Solo travel in Melbourne or Sydney?

    • Chris L.

      Chris L. said, "...I'd recommend Sydney for a short stay it has all the big attractions that can be covered in a day Sydney Harbour, Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach. Melbourne (where I live) is great and I prefer it over Sydney, but..." See More

    • Anthony A.

      Anthony A. said, "...touristy things. There is no denying that the Sydney harbour is beautiful and picturesque. Landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bondi Beach make for amazing photo opportunities. If that is up your alley I would definitely recommend the Surry..." See More

  • 2 mentions in 4 days in Sydney for New Years

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, " Sydney is easiest if you have a car. NYE in Sydney is a big event. It all focuses on the Sydney Harbour bridge and there are various vantage spots around the water to see the fireworks display - which is well..." See More

    • Samantha 'Whitney' N.

      Samantha 'Whitney' N. said, "...for a day trip, walk along the cliffs from Bondi Junction to Bronte to Tamarama. New Years gets packed by the Sydney Harbour, people start taking their seats from 9am so sometimes its better to find a spot high up from..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best free things to do in Sydney?

    • Rod C.

      Rod C. said, "...get to most destinations. Buy a travel card from any news agency or ask where to get one. Walk across the Sydney Harbour its free and the views are fantastic. Ride the elevator to the bar at the top of the Shangri-La..." See More

    • David R.

      David R. said, "...As others have mentioned, take a ferry to Manly, or to Watsons Bay. Not free but pretty cheap. 2. Walk across Sydney Harbour. It is a spectacular walk. 3. Take a free tour of Sydney. E.g. 4. For outdoor activities,..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best 3 Day Adventure Itinerary in Sydney

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...for an 'adventure' style visit to Sydney. There are, however, a couple of must dos - sign up to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge - if you're fine with heights, this will be a great experience. I'd recommend a side trip to..." See More

    • josh p.

      josh p. said, "...Zoo- Great location and if you catch the public ferry there, you get some time on the harbor. 3. Climb the Sydney Harbour- A little pricey, but worth it 4. Nightlife - Cockle Bay Wharf is quite good, but a little..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What's the best neighborhood in Sydney for a first time visitor?

    • Sophy M.

      Sophy M. said, "...of info about the music scene. Again depends what your goal is. Cafes are a big thing, great coffee, climb the Sydney Harbour, catch a show at the Sydney Opera House, visit the rocks. Walk thru botanical gardens and down to..." See More

    • Gavin N.

      Gavin N. said, "...if you can afford it. It is a historic part of Sydney and within walking distance to all the sites - Sydney Harbour, Sydney Opera House, and so on. Very close to the Ferries to Manly across the Harbour. Great location...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Where to take parents around Sydney?

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...and there is a great strip of cafes at the other end. Of course if you're really brave, the climb up Sydney Harbour bridge is extraordinary. Not good for those with a fear of heights though! To get a taste of the..." See More

    • Brad W.

      Brad W. said, "...about an hour or two and just paddle out there. When you get past the point, you'll see unbeatable views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House from your own little spot on the water. You can only get vistas like this..." See More

  • 1 mention in Itinerary for 6 days in sydney

    • Jen S.

      Jen S. said, "...and chips at Watsons Bay is also great and you can get a ferry there too. For great views, do a Sydney Harbour bridge climb. The Rocks is a nice area to explore and there are nice markets there on the weekends...." See More

  • 1 mention in Cheap or Free things to do in Manly Beach or Sydney Australia

    • Jon T.

      Jon T. said, "...Take a walk to North Head . Amazing views of Sydney Harbour...." See More

  • 1 mention in Want to travel alone in July for 4-6 weeks this year. No idea where to go?

    • Jacqui T.

      Jacqui T. said, "...wild on Kangaroo Island in South Australia, stay a few days in Melbourne for the coffee and laneway bars, Sydney for Sydney Harbour (climb the bridge!), and beach hop your way up the east cost of the country via Byron Bay, Gold..." See More

  • 1 mention in If money were no object, where would you go?

    • Caroline H.

      Caroline H. said, "...I will go back to Sydney the best place in the world! Sydney Harbour you will have a fantastic view of the Sydney Opera House also you can visit The Rocks and the Darling Harbour!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best Things to visit in Australia ?

    • Bruce J.

      Bruce J. said, "...Sydney - See Sydney Harbour, Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour, Royal Botanic Gardens - See Blue Mountains (wild kangaroos, scenery) - See Northern Beaches (beautiful beaches) Cairns City, Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, Atherton Churchill Island (near Melbourne - See fairy..." See More

  • 1 mention in What would you do with 3 days each in Sydney, Great Barrier Reef & Fiji?

    • Jan T.

      Jan T. said, "...depends on your budget. If you are looking for high end restaurant like the Circular Quaywith the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour bridge view (you may need to make a booking in advance). Otherwise, many good & reasonable price restaurants multinational..." See More

  • 1 mention in What tourist traps around the world are worth the visit?

    • Maria O.

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      Maria O. said, "...1.The Eiffel Tower, maybe not going to the top but just seeing it in front of you is awesome. 2. Sydney Harbour and Sydney Opera House. 3. The Grand Canyon National Park 4. The Temple Of The Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best hikes in/around Sydney?

    • Louise P.

      Louise P. said, " Darling Point and Rose Bay + Vaucluse is super beautiful with amazing views on the city, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour!..." See More

  • 1 mention in If you could spend NYE anywhere in the world, where would you go?

    • Maria O.

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      Maria O. said, "... Sydney Harbour from a boat. NYE in Dublin is not bad either!..." See More

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