Fun and Adventure

To kick off your adventure, mix water and speed for an exhilarating experience on Sydney Harbour aboard a jet boat with operators such as Thunder JetOz Jet BoatingHarbour Jet and Sydney Jet. Sailing on one of the most beautiful natural harbours in the world will raise your heart beat, too.

Battle the rapids at  Penrith Whitewater Stadium  and skydive indoors in one of the largest vertical wind tunnels in the world at  iFLY Downunder . Blast into the air with a water jetpack strapped to your back at  Jetpack Adventures , in the  Sydney International Regatta Centre .

Penrith, Sydney

Ever wanted to swim with sharks? Go to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, in Darling Harbour, which has a see-through enclosure where you can snorkel. You'll also see king penguins, sharks, stingrays, turtles and seahorses. Behind-the-scenes tours are available.

An exciting activity for kids is jumping for joy at  Sky Zone Trampoline Park , a huge carpet of interconnected trampolines in Alexandria, near the city centre. Soaring on flying foxes at various tree-top adventures parks,  Taronga Zoo  and  WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo  is popular with kids too.

Sydney Aquarium

Another wonderful experience is Fantasea's Bondi Boat, a twice-daily cruise to Bondi Beach. You'll travel past harbourside suburbs and the dramatic cliffs of the Heads into the ocean. Time it right and you might even spot a whale. Whale-watching season is officially between May and November.

For spectacular panoramic views of the city and beyond, climb the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge with BridgeClimb. An ingenious engineering feat, it's the largest steel arch bridge in the world. You can walk and cycle across the bridge. Along the walk is the south-eastern Pylon Lookout, which also offers a spectacular panorama.

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