Sydney Bucket List – Alternative Days Out

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BridgeClimb Presents – Things to do in Sydney

Stuck for things to do during your stay in Sydney? From bustling markets to picturesque bays, here are our picks for the best places to go in Sydney!

Bondi Beach Market

Situated seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney, Bondi Beach is a mere half an hour journey via public transport from the city centre. Popular among the surfing community and backpackers alike, the coastline is the ideal for a relaxed stroll along the promenade and catching a few rays.

Established in the early 1930s, Bondi beach market is great destination for the serial shoppers among us. Boasting designer and vintage apparel, retro home ware, handcrafted jewellery and more, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for fresh, emerging designers!


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Gordon’s Bay

One of New South Wales greatest treasures, Gordon’s Bay is a popular diving spot situated north of Coogee Beach. Also perfect for a paddle, this small, intimate and secluded bay is abundant in vegetation. Discover bracken fern, lily and wattle and so much more.

Created by an incised ravine and sandstone headlands, Gordon’s Bay makes for a great destination to swim, snorkel and surf in the turquoise waters. You’ll bask in the sun, relish the solitude of the bay and enjoy a walk around the rows of boats, reminiscent of an old fishing village.


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Drinks at Kings Cross Hotel

Located approximately two kilometres east of the centre of Sydney, visitor that meander around Kings Cross will have their taste buds tempted by the eclectic range of eatery’s and bars on offer.

Why not head down to The Kings Cross hotel for an alcoholic beverage or two? Boasting six newly refurbished floors, the hotel comprises spectacular panoramic views from the rooftop bar, a nightclub, private event areas and restaurant. With multiple redecorated rooms and a vibrant atmosphere, there’s really no excuse not to indulge in a refreshing cocktail and bask in the designer décor of the balcony restaurant.

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Small Bar Crawl

Sydney boasts plenty of quirky, bustling bars to unwind over a fishbowl with a few friends. The Ivy Bar is a new, trendy and urban bar, ideal for a relaxed catch-up, a couple of mouth-watering cocktails and a dance as the night draws to an end.

Built in 1836, the multi-award winning Art House Hotel is a delightful location to enjoy a beverage and platter at the end of the long day. Soak up the charm and beautiful interior of this bar and restaurant before moving onto your next venue.

The Speakeasy bar boasts fabulous bohemian tapas and a delectable selection of wines. Nestled in Bondi’s backstreets, this secluded venue invites you to make the most out of your visit with the Happy Hour beer and wine specials whilst you unwind to calming tunes and tuck into a tapas-style plate.


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Manly to Spit Bridge Walk

One of Sydney’s best known walks and attractions, the Manly to Spit Bridge track offers three to four hours of pure bushland and beautiful panoramic harbour views. Explore Sydney’s bays, beaches, cliff drops and inlets on this scenic, ten kilometre walk. Stroll along the scenic coastline to Clontarf beach, Fisher bay and Castle Rock. The track is well sign posted, so keep your eyes peeled for Reef Beech and Sandy Bay, ideal locations for a quick dip in warm waters. Soak up the sights of Australian coasts whilst having a little work out!

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