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5 Essential Things to do in Sydney

Sydney is on many people’s bucket list of places to see in their lifetimes. This harbor city has much to offer tourists interested in artistic expression, architecture, culture, history, and international cuisine.

It is also a home base for those intrigued by rugged terrain. From beaches to bush walks, Sydney has it all.

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Here are 5 things to do in Sydney:

See The Harbour

Take in the beauty of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy the view of Sydney’s famed Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, and the cityscape by boat and marvel at the architecture.

Enjoy the Harbour Bridge to Spit Walk

This walk takes travelers between two of the most well known bridges in Sydney. Going from an urban environment to the rustic bush is a treat to the senses. The city portion of the route takes you through eclectic streets where you can grab a cuppa for your journey.

As you continue, following signs to stay on course, you’ll see several federation homes and Middle Heads, which were used as part of Sydney’s military defense in the 1800s and early 1900s, along the way. Scenic and memorable, this walk tops many travelers’ lists.

Another fun activity is to pop down to d’Albora Marina at the Spit and check out all the different size boats – this is a great spot to sit and grab a cold drink, take in the atmosphere in true comfort and relax after a busy morning exploring the best of Sydney.

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Visit The Rocks

Cobblestone streets and cottages mark this historical precinct near Circular Quay. The place where seamen from the 1800s enjoyed a drink while offshore, The Rocks is a relic that has been kept alive by preservation of its rich history.

Enjoy a drink in one of the oldest pubs in Sydney, learn about the seamen who populated the area long ago, or shop in the boutiques that have now taken up shop in former workman’s cottages.

Bondi Beach

Less than 6.5 miles from Sydney’s city center, Bondi Beach is one of Australia’s most popular beaches. Water sports of all kinds are available on the beach, as is swimming in the famous Bondi bath. This unique seaside pool routinely has waves from the Tasman Sea crashing into it.

Sydney Harbor National Park

Waterfalls, bush walking tracks, wildlife in their natural habitat, Aboriginal sites, and many more cultural and historical influences can be experienced in Sydney Harbor National Park. Experience life the way it used to be as you take a walk back in time.

Sydney, Australia offers a wide range of experiences to both seasoned and novice travelers alike. Experience what Sydney has to offer.

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