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Things to do in Sydney

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Concert Hall
“Sydney Opera house a Must see in Circular Quay. many eateries and surrounded by Sydney's iconic harbour bridge.”
  • 610 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
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“Massive Westfield Shopping Centre. Has shops, restaurants and cinema. Plenty of good parking. Close to Bondi Junction station. Nearest Coles and Woolies.”
  • 456 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“a great easy walk that takes in the sites of Sydney harbour, the Sydney opera house, and woolloomollo wharf and provide easy access to the Art Gallery of NSW, State Library and Circular quay. A beautiful location for those off you who love to jog against a breathtaking backdrop”
  • 389 locals recommend
Art Gallery
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“The best airconditioning in Sydney. This is the perfect place to visit on a 40 degree day.”
  • 318 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Right bang in Circular Quay, the MCA has always something interesting going on as well as a terrace bar view great views. ”
  • 304 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Darling Harbour is a harbour adjacent to the city centre of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia that is made up of a large recreational and pedestrian precinct that is situated on western outskirts of the Sydney central business district. Originally named Long Cove, the locality extends northwards from Chinatown, along both sides of Cockle Bay to King Street Wharf 3 on the east, and to the suburb of Pyrmont on the west. Cockle Bay is just one of the waterways that makes up Darling Harbour, which opens north into the much larger Port Jackson. ”
  • 269 locals recommend
Route
“The iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. Admire the views from the waterfront or go for a stroll across the mighty structure.”
  • 218 locals recommend
Trail
“Get some exercise and spectacular views of the ocean and famous Bondi Beach at the same time”
  • 426 locals recommend
Zoo
“The most beautiful location in the world for a Zoo. Not to be missed and worth a full day out to get a chance to see the Bird Show (fantastic), Chimpanzee talks and the Seal Show.”
  • 293 locals recommend
Hostel
“Coogee is a great beach with good infrastructure, lots of food options, pubs and a nice lawn with BBQ tables / huts.”
  • 252 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Westfield Sydney is part of a large shopping precinct centred around Pitt St Mall. ”
  • 128 locals recommend
Bar
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“Multiple quality restaurants and bars across three levels overlooking Coogee Beach. Bottom floor is family friendly but upper levels are over 18s only. ”
  • 300 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“A must visit for guests wanting to see Sydney Harbour at its finest. You can find the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour Opera House and the Royal Botanic Gardens.”
  • 225 locals recommend
Lounge
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“On a hot beach day, nothing beats a refreshing cocktail or nachos, after your swim..”
  • 295 locals recommend
Café
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“It’s just nice to walk around. Plus the coffee is amazing. You have to book to sit in and eat. The pancakes are so good! ”
  • 250 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“Woolies in this building, Kmart, and all the essentials you need really. Bit of a shopping too. Movies are also in there.”
  • 185 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Multiple quality restaurants and bars across three levels overlooking Coogee Beach. Bottom floor is family friendly but upper levels are over 18s only. ”
  • 300 locals recommend
Lounge
“On a hot beach day, nothing beats a refreshing cocktail or nachos, after your swim..”
  • 295 locals recommend
Café
“It’s just nice to walk around. Plus the coffee is amazing. You have to book to sit in and eat. The pancakes are so good! ”
  • 250 locals recommend
Opera House
“Great location with amazing views id the Harbour Bridge and harbour. Have a drink and watch the sunset. Stunning.”
  • 219 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Are you celebrating. Bondi's iconic icebergs serves great food and cocktails with an unbeatable view.”
  • 196 locals recommend
Casino
“Restaurants, bars, nightclubs, gambling, entertainment. Everything in the one place at the casino”
  • 92 locals recommend
Bar
“Consistently good food in a great location and only a 15 minute stroll away”
  • 173 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Fish and chips with and asian twist. Family friendly with ocean views and a great cocktail.”
  • 144 locals recommend

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