Sightseeing around Sydney

The biggest and most densely populated city in Australia is Sydney. It is also the New South Wales state capital. Established in 1788, Sydney sits on the south-eastern coast of the Tasman Sea on hills that surround Port Jackson. This region is more commonly known as Sydney Harbour and is home to the famous Sydney Opera House as well as the Harbour Bridge.

The city offers stunning views of monuments, iconic buildings, and towering skyscrapers. Sunny skies all year long make Sydney, Australia the premier sightseeing location of the southern hemisphere.

 

Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is a flourishing centre of history, culture and art. As one of the most characteristic structures in the world, millions of visitors come from all over to visit. Take in a show and enjoy cocktails at the Opera Bar. Be sure to hang around to watch the sunset over this magnificent triumph of structural design.

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Bondi Beach

The turquoise waters and golden sands make Bondi Beach a must-see attraction in Sydney. From gorgeous walks along the coast and extensive shopping markets to the vivacious nightlife and fine dining, there is plenty to experience here.

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The Rocks

Explore the past when you visit the cozy cafes and cobbled laneways of The Rocks, which is also home to the oldest pubs in Australia. You will find a wide array of places to shop, eat and drink. In addition, this area comes alive with annual events.

 

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Above Sydney Harbour is the beautiful Sydney Harbour Bridge, which is an architectural jewel. Many photographs have been taken in an attempt to capture the splendor of the bridge, but there is nothing like seeing it with your own eyes.

 

Chinatown

Experience the excitement and color of street life in Asia with the sensational assortment of noodle bars, food halls, gift shops and restaurants in Chinatown. Many visitors come for the Asian supermarkets and bargain shops. In this entertainment district, the theaters, bars, and cinemas keep the nightlife going.

Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair

Also in Sydney Harbour, you can see Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair. This sandstone rock was hand carved in 1810 by convicts for the wife of Governor Macquarie. Near the Royal Botanic Gardens, this part of The Domain is a peninsula that is known as Mrs. Macquarie’s Point.

According to local folklore, Elizabeth Macquarie would sit on the rock, watching as the ships sailed into the harbor and enjoying the panoramic view. The chair faces the Pacific Ocean toward Fort Denison and provides a perfect place to look out to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.

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Watsons Bay

If you seek an authentic Sydney experience, you will not want to miss the elegant beaches and splendid harbor views of Watsons Bay. Visit one of the most renowned seafood restaurants in Australia for fish and chips or take a peaceful stroll along the charming coastline. If you want to soak up a little sun, you may be interested in heading over to Lady Bay, which is a prominent nude beach.

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Take advantage of the fantastic deal offered by Sydney Transport Group.

For as little as $400, up to 20 people can enjoy 4 hours touring The Rocks, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Chinatown, Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair, Bondi Beach and Watsons Bay. Feast on fine cuisine at Bondi Beach or Chinatown.

The tour will include a comfortable ride on a tour bus or multiple buses, depending on the number of people in the group. This is a guided tour, so the knowledgeable driver or tour operator will point out and provide specific details about the amazing Sydney sights throughout the ride.

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