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Sydney
City slickers, culture vultures and beach bums alike fall in love with Sydney. Hang ten at famed Bondi Beach or stroll the calmer sands of Coogee.  Cash burning a hole in your pocket? You’ll find great shopping in the Rocks district and along George and Pitt Streets. Climb to the top of the Harbour Bridge or take a skywalk on Sydney Tower for a 360-degree view of the city. But whatever you do, don’t leave town without cuddling the koalas in the Taronga Park Zoo—they’re ridiculously adorable.

All things to do » Things to do

Sydney Harbour
Sydney Harbour
Secluded beaches, quiet coves and soaring headlands predominate this harbor, which is considered one of the world's most beautiful.
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Owner description: A cliff top coastal walk, the Bondi to Coogee walk extends for six km in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The walk features stunning views, beaches, parks, cliffs, bays and rock pools... more Owner description: A cliff top coastal walk, the Bondi to Coogee walk extends for six km in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The walk features stunning views, beaches, parks, cliffs, bays and rock pools. The beaches and parks offer a place to rest, swim or a chance to eat at one of the cafes, hotels, restaurants or takeaways. All beaches offer picnic shelters, electric barbecues, play areas, kiosks, toilets and change-rooms. The walk is not difficult, there are medium gradient paths and several staircases with occasional seating. It takes about two hours to complete the Bondi to Coogee Beach section of the walk and another hour and a half if you choose to continue to Maroubra. less
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House
Owner description: Follow our friendly guide on an incredible tour of Sydney Opera House -exploring the World Heritage-listed masterpiece home to 1000 rooms, 300 corridors and hundreds of tales and... more Owner description: Follow our friendly guide on an incredible tour of Sydney Opera House -exploring the World Heritage-listed masterpiece home to 1000 rooms, 300 corridors and hundreds of tales and secrets. Step inside the inspired venues where more than 1600 performances come to life each year and walk in the footsteps of stars like John Cleese, Pavarotti and The Cure. With audio visual aids you will be taken back in time to when the first concrete ribs were laid down at Bennelong Point and learn how Danish architect Jorn Utzon's ambitious vision for a world class performing arts came into existence. You can't experience Sydney Opera House without taking this tour! Tours run daily from 9am - 5pm. Available in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, Spanish and German. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Ballets; Operas; Theatres; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Owner description: Spanning the city center to the North Shore, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is a wide steel arch bridge known for its beauty as well as function, providing a crossing for cars, trains... more Owner description: Spanning the city center to the North Shore, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is a wide steel arch bridge known for its beauty as well as function, providing a crossing for cars, trains, bikes and pedestrians. While the more daring can do the BridgeClimb to the top of the structure, opened to traffic in 1932, anyone can enjoy a walk for free. less
Attraction type: Bridges; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Sydney Ferries
Sydney Ferries
Owner description: Sydney Ferries is a public transport agency, providing ferry services on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River in Sydney, Australia.Having operated on Sydney Harbour and its... more Owner description: Sydney Ferries is a public transport agency, providing ferry services on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River in Sydney, Australia.Having operated on Sydney Harbour and its related waterways since 1875, today Sydney Ferries carry over 14 million customers each year to destinations in and around Sydney. less
Attraction type: Ferries
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Farmhouse Kings Cross
Farmhouse Kings Cross
Ranked #1 of 5,815 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Australian
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Baxter Inn
The Baxter Inn
Ranked #2 of 5,815 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Pub
Good for: Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Zahli
Zahli
Ranked #3 of 5,815 Restaurants in Sydney
Price: USD 38 - USD 53
Cuisines: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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Ranked #4 of 5,815 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Australian
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Playfair Cafe
Playfair Cafe
Ranked #5 of 5,815 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Cafe, Australian
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Sydney Harbour YHA
3.0 of 5
Sydney Harbour YHA
USD 42 - USD 155
Ranked #2 of 136 Speciality Lodging in Sydney
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Bounce Sydney
3.0 of 5
Bounce Sydney
USD 29 - USD 135
Ranked #3 of 136 Speciality Lodging in Sydney
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Wake Up! Sydney
2.0 of 5
Wake Up! Sydney
USD 30 - USD 102 (INR 1,963 - INR 6,675)
Ranked #4 of 136 Speciality Lodging in Sydney
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Meriton Serviced Apartments Campbell Street
5.0 of 5
Meriton Serviced Apartments Campbell Street
USD 142 - USD 233 ($186 - $306)
Ranked #7 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
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Meriton Serviced Apartments Zetland
4.5 of 5
Meriton Serviced Apartments Zetland
USD 115 - USD 272 ($151 - $357)
Ranked #11 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
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The Grace Hotel Sydney
4.5 of 5
The Grace Hotel Sydney
USD 150 - USD 330
Ranked #17 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

ADGE Apartment Hotel
4.5 of 5
ADGE Apartment Hotel
USD 288 - USD 732 ($378 - $960)
Ranked #1 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
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Ovolo Woolloomooloo
5.0 of 5
Ovolo Woolloomooloo
USD 220 - USD 400
Ranked #2 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
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Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour
4.0 of 5
Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour
USD 174 - USD 331 ($228 - $434)
Ranked #3 of 179 Hotels in Sydney
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