Things to do
We lift the lid on the best-kept secrets in Sydney. Find out Sydney’s secret dining, outdoor and entertainment tips from local experts in the know.
Food and Wine
Eat and drink your way around Sydney, New South Wales’ culinary capital this summer and enjoy some of the best cafes, restaurants, bars and breweries.
Sydney excels at all things to do with the beach; our shores are renowned worldwide and our beach culture is second to none.
Sydney’s eclectic weekend markets are really something special, whether you’re hunting down a bargain, looking for a tasty treat, or just having a browse.
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Now is the time to explore Sydney and New South Wales with great accommodation options.
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Exploring beyond Sydney
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Sydney is one of the world’s most loved cities and it has a lively and vibrant buzz that makes it the ultimate summer destination. There are always plenty of things to do in Sydney during the warmer months – from sightseeing and world-class dining, to great walks and 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 a Sydney summer can be.