Sydney, Australia, is one of the world’s most vibrant cities. Situated around a magnificent harbour, and along a coastline featuring an endless array of the most magnificent beaches in the world, Sydney City enjoys a temperate climate with summer temperatures averaging around 28° C.
Water sports are popular with sailing, surfing, and swimming being enjoyed in spectacular surroundings. Sydneysiders enjoy a cosmopolitan lifestyle with many opportunities for fine dining, alfresco cafés, and some of the best shopping available anywhere.
The visitor to Sydney, New South Wales, will be overwhelmed with the range of things. Everyone will have on the top of their list a visit to the Sydney Opera house, a trip to Taronga Park Zoo, a cruise on Sydney harbour in a sailing or power catamaran or ferry, a day at fabulous Bondi beach, and to climb the awesome Sydney Harbour Bridge.
There are, however, so many other things to do. The visitor will find Sydney a friendly place to visit, and Australians are, by enlarge, a friendly and helpful people. We like people to come to our country and enjoy themselves and share the wonderful country we are lucky to inhabit. This trait of the Australian people was demonstrated so well during the Sydney Olympic Games, which was such a huge success.
Sydney Harbour can only be described as spectacular. It is always adorned with colourful sails, busy ferries, and international shipping. It is the hub of Sydney’s water activities and your pathway to access many of the city’s interesting bays, beaches, and suburbs.
The hub of Sydney’s ferry services is Circular Quay in the city. From here, you can take a ferry to so many wonderful destinations.
The ferry network services all of the harbour front suburbs, and you could spend a week exploring the magnificent waterways and bays that are part of this magnificent harbour. Every visitor should spend a day or two on the harbour and visit Manly with its glorious beach, The Zoo, Middle Harbour, North Sydney and Milsons Point, and Homebush Bay with the magnificent stadiums that were such a feature of the Olympic Games.
Sydney car rentals are also an option if you wish more freedom and explore Sydney’s surrounding areas. You can hire a car from the airport or in the city.
Sydney accommodation will cater to every budget and is a great place to base yourself. There is a huge range of Sydney hotels and apartments accommodation in first-class hotels, stunning apartments, and great resorts to choose from.
The areas surrounding Sydney that are a must-see during your stay include the Blue Mountains to the west with their magnificent sandstone escarpments and spectacular views, the Janolan Caves, The Hawkesbury River district, and the magnificent coastal areas both to the north and south. There are also many historical areas that the holidaymaker should visit.
In Sydney itself, the famous Rocks area lies under the harbor bridge’s shadow and overlooks circular quay. This area is filled with historic buildings, fine restaurants, quaint shops, and excellent pubs and cafés. Not far away is Kings Cross, with its bawdy history and nightlife. Nightclubs and entertainment venues are usually packed with revellers. If you are coming to Australia for a holiday, make sure that Sydney is first on your travel itinerary.