Nestled against the south-east coast is the vibrant harbourside city of Sydney, Australia's largest and most populous city which is home to some of the country’s most iconic attractions including the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House. The best way to embrace they city’s vibrant energy, diversity and cosmopolitan air is by joining a guided tour to discover the surrounds. There are plenty of touring options to choose from, combining historic sites, natural attractions and plenty of cultural activities.
Don't miss these Sydney attractions
- Sydney Opera House
- Swimming at Bondi Beach
- Darling Harbour
- Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge
- Taronga Zoo
Out And About
Learn about the history of Australia’s first settlement by taking to the streets on a guided walking or cycling tour. Explore the colonial charm of The Rocks, indulge in some luxury shopping amid the precinct’s boutiques, venture on to historic Hyde Park, and take in the city’s perpetually bustling city centre.
One of the finest ways to experience Sydney is from its glittering harbour. Set sail on an authentic tall-ship cruise or spot the harbour’s most popular landmarks on a hop-on hop-off ferry tour. The real magic, though, begins at night. For a perfect evening in Sydney, view the harbour lights aboard a luxury catamaran dinner cruise. For the ultimate in views, you can even challenge yourself with an evening Sydney Harbour Bridge climb to make the most of this spectacular urban setting.
The world heritage-listed Sydney Opera House is a must-see for every traveller. Walking tours depart hourly, offering a unique insight into an attraction instantly recognisable from its dramatic exterior. Be sure to tour inside this iconic landmark and learn about the building’s dramatic history. Don’t miss the chance to engage in the buzzing nightlife afterwards; you can even undertake a ghost tour if you’re feeling brave.
Outside of the city centre, you’ll be just as enthralled. Sydney’s surrounding countryside includes the spectacular Blue Mountains National Park to the west, the award-winning vineyards of the Hunter Valley to the north and the scenic Illawarra coastline to the south. Choose from a plethora of tours throughout the region to relax and experience the absorbing architecture and serene natural wonders of this spectacular harbourside city.