Home to world-renowned beaches and national parks, Sydney is an outdoor lover's dream. With recent developments like the Barangaroo Reserve and Goods Line, Australia's most populous city just keeps getting better. Bring sunscreen.
Whether they’re driving over it, climbing up it, rollerblading across it or sailing under it, Sydneysiders adore their bridge and swarm around it like ants on ice cream.
1 Macquarie St.
With uninterrupted panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and the Bridge, there are many options here.
Quay Bar 91
Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St
With its enviable location on top of the cruise-ship terminal, Quay offers another of the loveliest views in the city.
55 North Steyne
The Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific is an upscale ... chain hotel with plenty of meeting space for business travelers, and a beachside location and family-friendly atmosphere that appeal to tourists.
6 Cowper Wharf Rdwy
You're sure to enjoy the boutique sensibilities and excellent location of this hotel carved out of the historic Woolloomooloo finger wharf.
110 Cumberland St
This is the only backpacker hostel in The Rocks. There are great views from the roof terrace, where you can take in the sunset over the harbour as you eat at the picnic tables.
This patchwork of urban green spaces protects most of the city’s foreshore and islands.
217 - 229 Kildare Rd
This is the place to see kangaroos, dingoes, wallabies, and echidnas (and even feed some of them) in native bush settings 40 km (25 miles) west of Sydney.
Manly Beach 80
The Bondi Beach of the north shore, Manly caters to everyone except those who want to get away from it all.
Mrs Macquaries Rd
This undulating series of gardens wrapped around the southeastern edge of Sydney Harbour was the site of the city's first farm.
Bondi Beach 88
Queen Elizabeth Drive
Wide, wonderful Bondi (pronounced bon-dye) is the most famous and most crowded of all Sydney beaches.
143 Macpherson St
With street art indoors and alfresco alley seats, this popular spot serves coffees, smoothies, and juices from 6:30 a.m.