One of the most popular cities in Australia, Sydney is often the destination of choice for international and interstate travellers. See all of our top travel articles for the New South Wales capital and get ready for the trip of a lifetime!
It offers an array of things to do for people of all tastes and temperaments; from food to sightseeing, activities and more.
Australia’s largest city is also one of the world’s most visited, and Sydney city is a beautiful attraction in and of itself. It’s possible to spend days simply exploring its many distinct suburbs, each of which showcases a different side of the face of modern Australia.
From beachfront districts rimmed with ritzy waterfront houses to leafy, shaded park districts and bustling hubs of shopping, Sydney is an ideal choice for any first-time visitor to Australia looking for an overview of our country’s many offerings.
Spend any amount of time in the city and you’ll come across numerous things to keep you occupied. You can take advantage of the ethnic diversity by enjoying the wide range of food and world-class restaurants, visit the many entertaining attractions from aquariums to zoos, or perhaps laze on one of the wonderful beaches that can be reached with just a short trip from the Sydney CBD.
Turn your eyes outside the city into other popular areas of New South Wales and you’ll be presented with yet more unique day trip destinations within easy reach.
Natural highlights such as the geological wonders of the Blue Mountains and Jenolan Caves network, the popular wine-tasting region and many vineyards of the Hunter Valley, the marine-life filled waters of Jervis Bay and much more are all viable spots for a single or multi-day getaway.
Whatever your reason for visiting Sydney, you’ll find everything you need to know about travelling to Australia’s flagship city broken down in our detailed travel guide sections below.