5 Awesome Things to do in Sydney Australia Today
Sydney Opera House Shows
The Opera House may be the first thing to come to mind when you think about Sydney or indeed Australia. The world-heritage listed building is stunning in person, and it is illuminated beautifully at night. There’s always plenty of events and shows going on in the Opera House and the surrounding area, and you can also tour the opera house or enjoy a tasty meal inside the premises.
Darling Harbour Sydney’s City Centre
The Darling Harbour is a popular recreational complex adjacent to Sydney’s city centre, with breathtaking river views and plenty to keep you well-fed and entertained. There’s a massive variety of attractions in the Harbour, but some favourites include the serene Chinese Garden of Friendship and its lovely teahouse, the Carousel, the National Maritime Museum, and the beautiful Dockside Pavilion.
There’s also a vibrant nightlife scene in the harbour, the excellent Harbourside Shopping Centre including laser tag, an aquarium, a Madam Tussauds and much more.
Free Walking Tour in Sydney
Guided by passionate volunteering locals who want to share their love of the city with you, they’re a wonderful way to get a deeper understanding of the sights that you’re seeing and the history and meaning behind them. There are 3 tours per day, and what you’ll learn on the tour makes for a great starting point from which to explore the city.
Paddy’s Markets Sydney
These markets have been a Sydney institution for over 150 years. Paddy’s is the biggest market in Sydney, with over 1,000 stalls between the Haymarket and Flemington locations.
Bondi Beach Sydney
Bondi Beach is one of Australia’s most famous beaches, and a popular hangout for Sydney’s beautiful people, as well as local and international celebrities. It’s always busy here, but usually not too busy, and the atmosphere is exciting. The surrounding suburb has some great retail and dining options.
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