Visit Sydney Harbour Bridge
Location: Sydney harbor is located at Sydney New South Wales and is in close proximity with most of the transportation facilities. For tourists, it is great to get along to different famous places from here.
Highlights: The place looks beautiful and the scenery is just amazing overlooking the waters. The bridge and the river together look more beautiful and captivating. The design of the bridge is inspired from the Hell Gate bridge in New York City, USA.
Best time to visit: The bridge looks beautiful at night so you might choose to visit it after dusk for capturing good pictures.
Location: The Rocks starts from the Harbor from the north and east to Kent.
Highlight: A total urban indulgence, The Rocks is one of the busiest tourist places in Sydney with festivals and concerts all around the year.
Cost: There is no general cost, but individual events cost may vary.
Best Time: Research when your favorite concerts are being organized, and accordingly make a visit.
Location: It is located at the central business district of Sydney Cove. The location is precisely between the Bennelong point and The rocks. There are great transportation facilities including ferry quays, bus stops and train stations.
Highlights: This harbor is among the favourite tourist attractions in Sydney and people who are on a tour to Sydney definitely visit here. One of the most fascinating or strange thing about the place is that despite circle in its name, it is square in shape. You will get a spectacular view from the Cove in this quay.
Best time to visit: If you are planning to visit the Circular Quay, make sure that there are some celebrations happening there which makes the experience really worthwhile.
Location: Sydney Tower is located in the new Westfield shopping center at the corner of the Pitt street and Market Street. To reach here, the most quick and easy way is to use public transport.
Highlights: The magnificent view of the whole Sydney from the tower eye is one of the most spectacular view one will cherish in their visit here. At the base of the tower, there is a shopping center. It also has restaurants, coffee lounge with revolving view of the Sydney Skyline.
Best time to visit: Sydney Tower is opened daily from 9:00 am to 9:30 pm. One can enjoy this breathtaking place at all seasons.
Location: It is located in the central business district of Sydney and is about 3 km long. The street has the best connectivity options and you can easily find various transportation facilities to get around the city from here.
Highlights: This street still stays among the busiest roads in Sydney as most of the top businesses are located here. There are many high rise buildings in the street and you will mostly spot business people around the place. The skyline of the place is simply amazing, you will have a good time visiting this street.
Location: Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Highlights: It has some 16 hectares of the wide open space in the heart of the central Sydney. There is no shortage of the lush green grass here. So, it is an ideal spot for impromptu picnic.
Best Time: It is open all round the year, so you can visit any time.
Cost: Entry to the Hyde Park is free.
Visit Royal Botanic Gardens
Location: The Royal botanical garden is located in the Mrs. Macquarie's road in Sydney and the place is quite accessible from most of the major locations in the city.
Highlights: It is one of the major botanical gardens located in the heart of Sydney where you will find plants of a wide variety of species.
Price: The entry is free to all which makes more people come here and explore the place.
Best time to visit: The botanical garden is open from 9 in the morning to 5:30 in the evening so you need to visit the place during these times to be able to see plants that are on the display.
Visit Taronga Zoo
Location: Taronga Zoo is located in the shores of Sydney Harbor in the suburb of Mosman. To reach the zoo, you can use public transport which is easily available or private vehicles if you please.
Highlights: Taronga Zoo has different animal species nearly about 340 species and more than 2600 individual animals. You can also hire the venue to organize any functions or events with a 180 degree and peaceful view of the Sydney harbor making those events truly memorable.
Best time to visit: Taronga Zoo is open daily including the Christmas days. The visiting hours are 9:30 am-4:30 pm in the month of May to August, 9:30 am-5:00 pm from September to April and on new year's eve 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. You need to plan your trip accordingly to the timings of the zoo.
Visit Royal National Park, New South Wales
Location: Royal National Park is located at Sutherland Shire, New South Wales in eastern Australia. Public transports like ferry, tram or trains are easily available to reach the national park.
Highlights: This place has incredible landscapes and beaches and is the best place to explore the beauty of nature. It's also a perfect place for walking, cycling, surfing, picnicking, whale watching or bird watching.
Best time to visit: Usually, tourists like to visit the national park in different seasons to enjoy different attractions. In the summer, people can enjoy surfing and relaxing on the Garie beach. In the winter, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery along the coast and spot whales too.
Visit Bronte Park, Tasmania
Location: The park is located at the east end of Bronte road in the Bronte region itself.
Highlights - The park is extremely pleasant and quite grassy. It is perfectly suitable for a family outing and also for leisurely activities like cooking barbeque. You can have a beautiful view of the ocean through the park and even swimming pool facilities are available.
Best time to visit: The park stays open on all days from 6:30 in the morning to sunset in the evening so you can visit it anytime during the specified timings.
Visit Art Gallery of New South Wales
Location: It is located in Art Gallery Road, The Domain in Sydney, Australia. Public transport is easily available to reach this amazing place.
Highlights: Extensive collections like Australian art, Aboriginal art, Asian art, Contemporary art, European art are displaced in the art gallery. One can also enjoy various programs and facilities that are held in the gallery. Tourists love to visit the art gallery to come close to Australian culture and heritage.
Best time to visit: The place is open everyday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm except on Wednesday when it's open till 10:00 pm. The Art Gallery is closed on Christmas Day and on Good Friday.
Price: The entry to this Art Gallery is completely free, both for adults and kids.
Visit Sydney Opera House
Location: Sydney Opera House is located at Bennelong Point in Sydney, Australia. The building structure and its surrounding occupy the whole of Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbor which lies between Sydney Cove and Farm Cove.
Highlights: The opera house is home to some of the best performing arts that happen in the country. The place was designed by famous Danish architect Jorn Urton. Multiple events in all sorts of art happen in the Sydney Opera house so tourists can enjoy them. For recreational purposes, there are various bars, cafes, and restaurants inside it.
Best time to visit: Events keep happening at different times so you need to be there at the decided timings if you don’t want to miss them.
Visit Queen Victoria Building (QVB), New South Wales
Location: Queen Victoria Building is located at 455 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales in Australia. Public transport is easily accessible to reach this destination.
Highlights: Queen Victoria statue is placed in front of the Druitt Street entrance. The building has four main shopping floors and many memorials along with historic displays. The building consisted of concert halls, coffee shops, offices, showrooms, city library and a variety of trade people are accommodated
Best time to visit: The shopping center is open daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and on Sunday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Location - Macquarie Street starts south of Circular Quay, near Opera House to the Parliament House. Circular Quay, Martin Place and St James provide easy options to reach Macquarie Street. Sydney Explorer Bus stops at Macquarie St opposite the library is a way to reach Macquarie Street.
Highlights: A visual delight for the architecturally inclined, Macquarie street boasts of many wonderful buildings including - The Sydney Hospital, State Library of New South Wales, Parliament House, Hyde Park Barracks, St. James' Church and St. Mary's Church.
Best time to visit - September to November or March to May are the ideal times to visit Macquarie street.
Location: Located in Haymarket, between Darling Harbor and Central station. It is Australia's largest Chinatown.
Highlights: What makes Chinatown extraordinary are the specialty shops wherein one could buy things which would not normally be available elsewhere. You could get art, crafts, tea sets, dinnerware and Chinese herbs. There is a Chinese supermarket as well which houses ethnic Chinese goods.
Best time to visit - September to November, March to May.
Location: It is situated on the western outskirts of Sydney's central business district. The Darling Harbor is easily accessible. So, you can reach this tourist hub via different modes of transport. There are some ferry services too going on to help you reach the Darling Harbor.
Highlight: It has a large number of places to visit including - Harbor shopping centre which houses kingpin bowling alley and M9 laser fighter, a flight simulator. Sydney Entertainment center, Chinese garden of friendship, tumbalong park, paddy's market, Darling quarter playground, madam Tussauds and LG IMAX, the world largest screen.
Best time to visit: September to November, March to May.
Highlight: The tacky nightclubs, topless waitresses, strip clubs as well as the adult bookshops are still there, but of late some exciting cafes have surfaced on the Kings Cross that is attracting a wide range of the different types of visitors. The Kings Cross is very sleazy at night. During the day it looks a lot less threatening.
Best Time: Ideally, if you are planning to go to Kings Cross with friends, you can make a visit any time of the day. However, prefer going during the day, if you are on your own.
St. Mary's Cathedral
Location: It is located on The St. Mary's road in Sydney, NSW.
Highlight: This Cathedral is representation of the origins of the Catholic Church. Not only Catholics but people irrespective of the religion can make a visit to the St Mary’s Cathedral to gather some inner peace.
Best time to visit: September to November, Christmas.
Chinese Garden of Friendship
Highlights: Chinese Garden of Friendship is also a popular venue for weddings.
Location: Pier street, Darling harbor, Sydney, NSW
Best time to visit: September to November, March to May
Admission fee: For adults the admission fee is $6 and for the children below the age of 12, the admission fee is $3.
Visit Sydney Jewish Museum
Location: It is located at the 148 Darlington Road.
Highlight: Sydney Jewish Museum aims to teach religious Tolerance and universal brotherhood to mankind.
Best time to visit: It is best visited during the Hanukkah festival.
Visit Centennial Park
Location: It is located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney.
Highlight: Its main features are the sports facilities and nature trails that can be enjoyed here. The Centennial park land is also called as the 'lungs of Sydney'.
Best time to visit: September to November, March to May
Visit Museum of Contemporary Art
Location: It is located in The Rocks area of Sydney and getting there is very simple as well. You can check the map on its website for the exact location.
Highlights: It is among the only museum which houses Australian and international modern art so art lovers will have a great time here. The museum is also home to Aboriginal art which is quite rare to find elsewhere.
Price: The entry is free to the museum so anyone can visit it during the given timings.
Best time to visit: The museum stays open from 10 in the morning to 5 in the evening so you can visit it during these times. There is a certain amount of rush experienced between 11 to 12 in the evening so you can avoid the time slot if possible.
Visit Susannah Place Museum
Location: It is located in The Rocks, Sydney. Getting to the place is quite easy as you can get many public transportation facilities heading to the museum.
Highlights: Tourists mostly visit the place for its architecture and rich heritage. It has been in existence since more than a century back so it's definitely worth a visit.
Best time to visit: The museum is open from 2 to 5 in the afternoon on all days so if you wish to visit here, be sure to visit it during the given timings.
Visit Westfield Sydney
Location: Westfield is located right below the Sydney Tower in the Sydney central business district. It is also very near to the Westfield Sydney Central Plaza so getting around other famous places is hassle free as well.
Highlights: There are more than 361 stores and services in the shopping center so you can purchase from a wide range of collections here. You will also find some of the high end luxury stores like Guess, Esprit and Cue in the place. The Pit Street Mall is also here, which is supposedly one of the most expensive shopping streets in the world.
Location: Colloroy Beach is located 22 kms north-east of Sydney's central business district.
Highlight: The beach seems ideal for both seasoned and amateur swimmers.
Best time to visit: September to November, March to May.