Eat, See, Do – Sydney Australia’s Top Sights

Sydney Opera House Top Sights

Sydney Opera House

Fan of the arts? Welcome to the Sydney Opera House where each year 1500 performances are hosted, attended by a crowd of 1.2 million. A multi-venue centre which is listed as a World Heritage Site and Sydney’s most famous landmark. The big names like the Australian Ballet, the Sydney Dance Company and the Australian Opera Company also call it their home.  To get the most from your visit you can also hire a guide to learn the ins and outs of this great place and relax afterwards by visiting one of the many local restaurants right outside.

Sydney Harbour Bridge Top Sights

Sydney Harbour Bridge

A monumental bridge that is not only a bridge-way for cars but it also carries rail, pedestrians and bicycles as well. This bridge, AKA “The Coathanger” is not just for linking Sydney’s central business district and the North Shore but it has a much more adventurous aspect to it. You can even climb it! For the thrill seekers out there have a look at the Sydney Harbour Bridge Bridge Climb http://www.bridgeclimb.com/

Bondi Beach Sydney, Australia

Bondi Beach

Ever imagined a perfect beach? Golden sand, turquoise water and perfect waves. Well Bondi Beach is what you can call a dream beach. Located in Sydney, Bondi Beach is famous for its “coastal walk” and is an all new experience when the beach comes to life at night with many restaurants located close by. If you visit in winter, there’s still lots to do, just have a look at Bondi Winter Magic .

Manly Beach Sydney Australia Top Sights

Manly Beach

Located in the north of Sydney. There are two sides to this place; the ocean side which offers all the sporty fun one can hope for, from surfing, wind sailing to scuba diving, and restaurants lining the beach, you will never get bored here. Then the harbor, where you can enjoy a picnic whilst listening to the soft sound of the low tides and watch the ferries come in. Once you arrive in Manly beach by ferry, everything is in walking distance including the walk through the shops and restaurants in ‘The Corso’. So whether you are looking for some adventure with your friends or a tranquil day at the beach with someone special, make sure you head to the Manly beach.

Read more about Manly Beach here.

sydney Darling Harbour Australia top sights

Darling Harbour

Named after the Lieutenant-General Ralph Darling; the Darling harbor was originally a part of commercial Sydney. Known also as ‘the hungry mile’ it was once the destination for a lot of hungry sailors looking for work. The Darling Harbour of today is the ultimate tourist destination, for a scenic view to the many dining outlets and shopping spots, this place has it covered.

Right in Darling Harbour is a selection of attractions including the Australian National Maritime Museum, Powerhouse Museum, Madame Tussauds, Sydney Aquarium and Chinese Gardens as well fireworks most Saturday nights. A place for not stop entertainment.

Read more about Darling Harbour here.

sydney fish market Australia top sights

Fisherman’s Market

Love seafood? Then Sydney’s fisherman’s market is your ultimate destination. The second largest fish market in the world (after Tokyo) will never disappoint a seafood-holic. With fresh local produce, little restaurants, a fresh breeze, sun and amazing company of friends, the Fisherman’s market will make sure you don’t return home without a great experience. Take your cooking passion to the next level by learning how to cook seafood to perfection at the Sydney Seafood School.

Read more about Sydney Fish Market here

Sydney The Rocks Top Sights

The Rocks

From the market, to dining and shops, The Rocks is also a great destination if you are a fan of architecture. With buildings as old as the 18th century this area is a treat to roam through. Many of the building are made out of Sandstone, hence the area has been affectionately called the Rocks. With a lot of history from drunken sailors, to bar fights to gang wars, The Rocks is indeed as rich in history as it is an entertainment hot spot.

Read more about The Rocks here

SydneyTheRocks1 gobeirne“Photograph by Greg O’BeirneOwn work. Licensed under CC BY 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons.

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