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Sydney & Beyond

The energetic metropolis of Sydney combines high culture, quality beaches and breathtaking natural beauty to provide the perfect destination for your dream holiday in Australia. Visitors can enjoy exquisite dining around Sydney Harbour and the historic Rocks area whilst taking in outstanding vistas of the ocean and the city. Sydney is also world famous for its colourful Mardi Gras festival and a spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display which illuminates the city. The golden sands of Bondi, Bronte, Coogee and Palm Beach offer a mixture of vibrancy and tranquility from which to enjoy surfing, swimming and sunbathing in Sydney. Nature lovers can enjoy bushwalking through the Sydney Harbour National Park, whilst the nearby Blue Mountains offers hikers the chance to experience stunning natural beauty. With a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets, Sydney is an essential stop on your Australia holiday.

 

What you’ll love most about Sydney

  • Dive into the heart of Sydney at its iconic harbour, where you can take a ferry ride to admire the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge from the water, or stroll along the waterfront promenades of Circular Quay and Darling Harbour, soaking in the vibrant atmosphere and stunning views
  • Experience the laid-back beach culture of Bondi Beach, one of Sydney’s most famous stretches of sand, where you can surf the waves, soak up the sun, or explore the trendy cafes, bars, and boutiques along Campbell Parade and Hall Street
  • Venture south of Sydney to the Royal National Park, Australia’s oldest national park, where coastal cliffs, secluded beaches, and bushwalking trails await exploration, providing opportunities for swimming, picnicking, and spotting native wildlife such as kangaroos and wallabies
  • Journey west of Sydney to the Blue Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed region known for its dramatic landscapes, ancient rock formations, and lush eucalypt forests, with highlights including the Three Sisters rock formation, Scenic World attractions, and the Jenolan Caves
  • Escape to the picturesque vineyards of the Hunter Valley, located north of Sydney, where boutique wineries, cellar doors, and gourmet restaurants offer a taste of the region’s renowned wines, artisanal produce, and culinary delights amidst scenic countryside landscapes
  • Explore the coastal towns and beaches of the Central Coast, just a short drive from Sydney, where you can relax on pristine shores, go fishing or boating in scenic waterways, or explore national parks and nature reserves such as Bouddi National Park and Brisbane Water National Park

Where to Book

  • Aerial view of Sydney Opera House, Port Jackson in Sydney Harbour - Cultural Attractions of Australia

  • Dining at the Aqua Restaurant, Milsons Point in Sydney - Anson Smart

  • Surfing at Bondi Beach, Sydney - Tourism Australia

  • Swimmers in Bronte Baths in Sydney, NSW - Tourism Australia

  • Picnic on Shark Beach, Sydney Harbour - Tourism Australia

  • Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney - Tourism Australia

  • Sydney Harbour Bridge - Tourism Australia

  • Coastal town of Kiama, south of Sydney, NSW - Tourism Australia

  • Wattamolla Falls, Royal National Park near Sydney - Tourism Australia

  • Balmoral Beach, Sydney - Karen Gallagher

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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