Love Every Second - Sydney in Summer
Sydney in summer
Everyone loves sharing a celebration, and in Sydney over summer, there’s a stellar line-up of festivals, sporting events, art shows and performances just waiting to be shared. It’s time to start planning your summer of fun right now! Whether you’re here for the school holidays, on a short break to shop, eat and swim or taking your time to explore everything that the city has to offer – summer is the perfect time of year to visit Sydney.
Food & Wine in Sydney
Sydney’s rooftop bars are a highlight summer experience, the perfect place to relax and enjoy a chilled beer, wine or cocktail in the sunshine.
Sydney's cafe culture just got stronger with a handful of top restaurants now joining the trend for fabulous breakfast and brunch menus.
Sydney’s waterside locations are captivating by day and by night, from fine dining experiences by the harbour, or more casual fish and ships by the wharf.
Surfboards and summer in Sydney go hand in hand. Take on the challenges of Sydney’s world-famous breaks or sign up for surf lessons at Bondi Beach.
One of the best ways to see Sydney Harbour is from the deck of a yacht. The city’s many coastal routes offer plenty of options for a daytrip or overnight cruise.
Sydney's coastline features a series of ocean pools carved out of cliffs and rocky headlands offering a unique swimming experience surrounded by ocean and sky.
Sydney is a great city for kids. Meet animals from around the globe at Taronga Zoo and explore the free kids’ harbourside playground in Darling Quarter.
Cycling around Sydney is a great way to enjoy the natural beauty of the city - by the beach, along the harbour foreshore, with a tour group, or on your own.
Western Sydney offers action-packed family fun in the water. Visit the Wet ‘n’ Wild Sydney theme park or try whitewater rafting at Penrith Whitewater Stadium.
What's On in Sydney
Some of the world’s greatest sporting competitions take place in Sydney this summer. Watch the battles unfold for the AFC Asian Cup and the ICC Cricket World Cup.
Sydney’s arts and entertainment scene thrives in summer offering a vibrant range of world-class arts festivals, galleries, exhibitions and international performances.
Sydney is home to some of the world’s biggest parties in summer including New Year’s Eve, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, and Chinese New Year Festival.