Yup, that Sydney!
Sydney’s laid-back outdoor lifestyle and physical allure make it one of the world’s top cities to visit and live in. The stunning harbour provides a dramatic backdrop for the city’s famous icons – the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Sydneysiders are a friendly, energetic bunch with a positive approach to life.
Sydney is Australia’s only global city. It’s a city with a genuine sense of style, a love of sport and celebrations including New Year’s Eve, Mardi Gras, the Sydney Festival, and the Sydney International Art Series.
You’ll find plenty of things to see and do in Sydney. Sydney Harbour is a natural playground, and the views are world-class. There’s a wide-ranging cultural life, a dynamic food scene and vibrant cityscape of outstanding contemporary and colonial architecture. Iconic beaches – most notably Bondi and Manly – and five major national parks deliver unforgettable outdoor experiences.
My List of Things to Do:
1. Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge:
One of the most exciting ways to experience the Sydney Harbour Bridge is to climb to the top of it! Exhilarating and utterly unforgettable, BridgeClimb gives you the incredible opportunity to walk to the summit of the bridge and enjoy one of the world’s most spectacular views.
There are four ways to the top: The Bridge Climb, The Discovery Climb, The Express Climb, and The Mandarin Climb. Each route is available at all time of day except for the Mandarin Climb which is only available during the day. The times are Dawn, Twilight, Day or Night. Check out more at: http://www.bridgeclimb.com/
2. Take Surfing Lessons:
Sydney’s known for its cool surf lifestyle which can be enjoyed any time of the year. Take advantage of the city’s temperate climate and great waves to learn how to surf at one of the many accredited surf schools from Palm Beach to Cronulla. There are around 70 surf beaches in Sydney so you’ve got plenty of choice when it comes to location.
Many people also recommend Lets Go Surfing School in Bondi Beach for it’s beginner lessons and great waves.
3. Tour the Sydney Opera House:
Discover the stories, history and magic of Sydney Opera House with an incredible guided tour taking you underneath the world famous sails.
Follow our friendly guide inside the World Heritage masterpiece, home to 1000 rooms, 300 corridors and hundreds of stories and secrets. Step inside the inspired theatres where more than 1600 performances come to life each year, and learn how Danish architect Jorn Utzon’s groundbreaking design and vision for a world class performing arts venue came into existence.
The Sydney Opera House Access Tour is operated daily at 12pm and is designed for patrons with limited mobility. Book here