Sydney is not only the largest city in Australia, but the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. A diverse and vibrant city with a range of things to see and do.
- Sydney Olympic Park - Situated off the shores of Homebush Bay is a series of vast and impressive stadium and arenas. This complex seats 110,000 people - the biggest ever constructed for any Olympic Games. The site incorporates an Indoor Arena, a Tennis Centre, the Sydney International Archery Centre, and the Sydney International Aquatic Centre.
- Sydney Showground - “ visit the site of the Royal Easter Show” - the home of the Royal Agricultural Society, and host of many major exhibitions and events.
- Sydney Opera House - Australia's top attraction that captures the spirit of Modern Sydney featuring music, drama, opera, and ballet. Take a guided tour of the Opera House, and dine in a selection of fine restaurants, bars, and cafes
- AMP Tower Centrepoint - A unique tower 300 metres high, offering magnificent views of the city of Sydney.
- Star City Casino - Sydney's waterside casino and entertainment complex, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Includes world-class gaming facilities, theatres and restaurants.
- Panasonic IMAX Theatre - The world's biggest movie screen with a range of documentaries and three-dimensional movies. You'll see crystal clear images, ten times larger than original cinemas. The pictures are so real you'll want to touch them, and so powerful that you can feel them. The next best thing to being there!
- Sega World - Situated at Darling Harbour, Sega World is Australia's first indoor family theme park. Features nine rides including a roller coaster and the virtual reality ride, as well as 170 amusement style games.
- Chinatown - A strip of Hong Kong with a variety of restaurants, takeaways, produce stores and other shops.
- Art Gallery of NSW - The finest collections of Australian art, including the world's largest permanent exhibition of Australian Aboriginal art.
- Powerhouse Museum - Australia's largest and most popular museum with over 25 exhibitions of decorative arts, science and technology.
- Taronga Zoo - Sydney's world famous zoo, featuring native and exotic animals. Located in Mosman, right on the Harbour, you'll enjoy some of the most magnificent views. Taronga Zoo has all the animals you'll find in a wildlife park, plus lots more.
- Kings Cross - The intersection of William Street and Victoria Road forms the “X” in Australia's nightlife capital, lined with bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. Kings Cross is a round-the-clock parade of entertainment.
- Bondi Beach - Sydney's most famous beach. Relax in the kilometre long white sand beach, or go surfing on a consistent swell from the Tasman Sea. Dozens of outdoor cafes and restaurants are situated on Campbell Parade, opposite the beach. In the evenings, why not sample the Bondi nightlife.
- Visit Sydney Olympic Park - “ You can take a tour of any of the venues” - explore the 40 kilometres of cycling and walking trails, see the unique birdlife, discover the area's rich history and walk where thousands of athletes competed in 2000. feeling energetic - “ take a swim, enjoy a hit of tennis or test your aim in archery”. Or simply relax in the Parklands. And, of course, there's a choice of cafes, bars and restaurants too.
- Harbour Cruise - View the sights of the harbour and taste the salty air. Circular Quay is the main city terminal for the harbour cruise ferries and cruise boats.
- Sydney Harbour Bridge - The Sydney Harbour Bridge opened in 1932. It is 503 metres long, and is structured using 485,000 square metres of steel.
- Sydney Monorail - Ride the Monorail to obtain a bird's eye view of Sydney and all the attractions of Darling Harbour. Gliding above the streets of Sydney, the Monorail offers scenic links to shops, restaurants, and museums.
Sydney is the prime location for all your shopping needs. Sydney Airport International Shopping Plaza is the ideal place for duty-free bargains.
Other top shopping areas in the heart of the city include:
Pitt Street Mall (consisting of 6 multilevel shopping arcades in the one location).
Paddy's Market (Sydney's oldest and biggest markets offering a wide selection of goods).
Double Bay (European style cafes and designer label stores).
Queen Victoria Building (a unique sandstone building originally built in 1898 to house the city markets. Today the Queen Victoria Building is one of Sydney's most prestigious shopping centre with nearly 200 specialty shops, cafes and restaurants).
The Rocks (a unique showcase of some of the best boutiques and craft shops where you'll find unusual gifts and souvenirs. The shopping experience diversifies on Saturdays and Sundays, when the Rocks Market is set up on George Street).