Things to do
Food and Wine
Explore world class restaurants and bars, discover plenty of ways to enjoy a taste of Sydney’s food and wine scene this winter.
Ideal for an outdoor adventure or a day of sightseeing, Sydney’s beaches boast soft sands, sparkling waters and spectacular views.
Shopping and Fashion
Stocking designer labels, high street favourites and everything in between, shopping opportunities abound in Sydney.
Working Holidays in Sydney and NSW
Seeking adventure, fun and culture? Discover the best of working, travelling and living in Sydney and New South Wales.
Book your Vivid Ideas packages. Connect with leaders, unlock your talents and learn new skills.
Vivid Sydney - Light, Music and Ideas - Sydney Harbour
Vivid Sydney (27 May-18 June) is a 23-day festival. Travel package deals available.
2016 College Football Sydney Cup: Cal Bears v Hawaii
Sydney is hosting the opening round of the 2016 NCAA College Football Championships this year. Packages now available, including accommodation and event ticket.
Support your team and play on after the match in Sydney
Call all the action on and off the field when you support your team in Sydney. Plan your ultimate footy getaway with AFL Travel today.
Sydney Australia is one of the world’s most loved cities and it has a lively and vibrant buzz that makes it the ultimate destination throughout the year. There are always plenty of things to do in Sydney whether it's summer, winter, autumn or spring – from world-class dining, shows and entertainment, to sightseeing and great walks or fun in the sand at one of Sydney's idyllic beaches.
On our site you’ll find
- Up-to-date information on the events and experiences in and around Sydney
- Suggestions on itineraries for your stay here
- Plenty of recommendations for summer activities
For those who love shopping, a visit to the Queen Victoria Building in the heart of Sydney’s CBD is a must – providing the opportunity to shop for designer brands in one of Australia's most beautiful and historic buildings. If you're looking for unique souvenirs, spend some time at one of Sydney's markets , which happen every weekend throughout the city and surrounding suburbs.
Of course, no visit to Sydney is complete without a trip to the beach. Bondi Beach is a popular tourist destination not just because of its crisp white sand and stunning setting, but because it showcases the city’s urban beach lifestyle. Manly Beach is a scenic ferry ride across the harbour and a great place to learn how to surf.
To get a feel for the rich history behind Sydney, a guided tour is a great place to start. You can even tour the Sydney Harbour Bridge – by climbing it!
Sydney is also home to some of the world's best restaurants , many of which are located near the harbour, offering picturesque outdoor-dining options. So after an exciting day of checking out Sydney’s top attractions, treat your tastebuds while enjoying stunning harbour views.
Accommodation is easy to find in Sydney – with options to suit all budgets. Whether you're looking for a five-star luxury hotel in Sydney , a family-friendly apartment or a cheap backpacker hostel , there is no shortage of quality accommodation options in Sydney .
Experience for yourself how beautiful, interesting and exciting Sydney can be.