The 10 Sydney experiences you can’t miss

February 23, 2018

DON’T LEAVE THE HARBOUR CITY WITHOUT TICKING THESE OFF YOUR BUCKET LIST . . .

CLIMB THE SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE

Scale the iconic ‘coat hanger’ to enjoy jaw-dropping 360-degree views of the Harbour City. Book now with YHA!

Sydney Harbour Bridge | Credit: Destination NSW

Sydney Harbour Bridge | Credit: Destination NSW

CHECK OUT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

Snap a selfie on the steps of the iconic landmark, whose white sails curl over Sydney’s sparkling harbour. Free!

OperaHouseSteps

The steps of the Sydney Opera House | Credit: Claire Gribbin

SUN-BATHE AT BONDI BEACH

It wouldn’t be a trip to Sydney without joining the bronzed bodies along Sydney’s most famous strip of sand. Free!

The famed Bondi Beach

The famed Bondi Beach

GO WILD AT TARONGA ZOO

Just a 12-minute ferry from Circular Quay, your giraffe pics will look better with Sydney Harbour as the backdrop. Book now with YHA!

Giraffe at the Taronga Zoo | Credit: Tom Reynolds

Giraffe at the Taronga Zoo | Credit: Tom Reynolds

STROLL AROUND BARANGAROO AND DARLING HARBOUR

Sniff out a delicious meal at one of Barangaroo’s trendy eateries or play tourist around the Darling Harbour precinct. Free!

Barangaroo Reserve

Barangaroo Reserve

SCALE SYDNEY TOWER

Towering 309m above the streets below, Sydney’s tallest building offers bird’s eye views of the city . . . if you’re not afraid of heights! Book now with YHA!

view from Sydney Tower

The view from Sydney Tower | Credit: Jennifer Morrow

EXPLORE THE ROCKS

Step back in time to Sydney’s convict past by winding through the laneways of the city’s most historic area. Free!

The Rocks precinct in Sydney

The Rocks precinct in Sydney | Credit: Clive

POP INTO ST MARY’S CATHEDRAL

Marvel at this sandstone neo-gothic masterpiece shadowing Hyde Park. Free!

Rainbow over St Mary's Cathedral

Rainbow over St Mary’s Cathedral

CATCH THE FERRY TO COCKATOO ISLAND

The largest island in the harbour – only a quick ferry from Circular Quay – boasts a rich convict history and peerless views of the city.

Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island | Credit: Hasitha Tudugalle

VISIT SYDNEY SEA LIFE AQUARIUM

And after you’ve gone under the sea, get up close and personal with Aussie animals at Wild Life Sydney Zoo. Book now with YHA!

Sharks at the Sydney Sea Life Aquarium

Sharks at the Sydney Sea Life Aquarium | Credit: Johnny Jet

This article was originally published by our mates down at YHA Australia

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Sydney is the wonderful city to travel and explore the new things I haven’t know before I read this article. The city is full of love. I would happy to travel next trip to Sydney, Australia.

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