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Ranked #1 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
Owner description: A cliff top coastal walk, the Bondi to Coogee walk extends for six km in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The walk features stunning... more » Owner description: A cliff top coastal walk, the Bondi to Coogee walk extends for six km in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The walk features stunning views, beaches, parks, cliffs, bays and rock pools. The beaches and parks offer a place to rest, swim or a chance to eat at one of the cafes, hotels, restaurants or takeaways. All beaches offer picnic shelters, electric barbecues, play areas, kiosks, toilets and change-rooms. The walk is not difficult, there are medium gradient paths and several staircases with occasional seating. It takes about two hours to complete the Bondi to Coogee Beach section of the walk and another hour and a half if you choose to continue to Maroubra. « less
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Ranked #2 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Bodies of Water; Landmarks
Owner description: Secluded beaches, quiet coves and soaring headlands predominate this harbor, which is considered one of the world's most... more » Owner description: Secluded beaches, quiet coves and soaring headlands predominate this harbor, which is considered one of the world's most beautiful. « less
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Ranked #3 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
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Ranked #4 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: Diving with sharks at Shark Dive Xtreme (inside Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary), is an exhilarating experience, and one of only a... more » Owner description: Diving with sharks at Shark Dive Xtreme (inside Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary), is an exhilarating experience, and one of only a few experiences worldwide where you're guaranteed an underwater encounter with sharks. Our colony of Grey Nurse Sharks range in size from 1 to 3 metres, and when you do your shark dive with us, you get to enter their domain - without cages! « less
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Ranked #5 of 238 attractions in Sydney
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Category: Bridges; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Spanning the city center to the North Shore, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is a wide steel arch bridge known for its beauty as... more » Owner description: Spanning the city center to the North Shore, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is a wide steel arch bridge known for its beauty as well as function, providing a crossing for cars, trains, bikes and pedestrians. While the more daring can do the BridgeClimb to the top of the structure, opened to traffic in 1932, anyone can enjoy a walk for free. « less
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Ranked #6 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Gardens; Outdoors

The Botanic Gardens are a must see when visiting Sydney. The gardens are situated on the shores of the Sydney Harbour, with the Opera House and Circular Quay on the western... more »

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Ranked #8 of 238 attractions in Sydney
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Ballets; Operas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Follow our friendly guide on an incredible tour of Sydney Opera House -exploring the World Heritage-listed masterpiece home... more » Owner description: Follow our friendly guide on an incredible tour of Sydney Opera House -exploring the World Heritage-listed masterpiece home to 1000 rooms, 300 corridors and hundreds of tales and secrets. Step inside the inspired venues where more than 1600 performances come to life each year and walk in the footsteps of stars like John Cleese, Pavarotti and The Cure. With audio visual aids you will be taken back in time to when the first concrete ribs were laid down at Bennelong Point and learn how Danish architect Jorn Utzon’s ambitious vision for a world class performing arts came into existence. You can’t experience Sydney Opera House without taking this tour!Tours run daily from 9am - 5pm. Available in English. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French and German tours are also available. « less
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Ranked #9 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Public Transportation Systems; Other
Owner description: Sydney Ferries is a public transport agency, providing ferry services on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River in Sydney,... more » Owner description: Sydney Ferries is a public transport agency, providing ferry services on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River in Sydney, Australia.Having operated on Sydney Harbour and its related waterways since 1875, today Sydney Ferries carry over 14 million customers each year to destinations in and around Sydney. « less
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Ranked #10 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors

Manly has a diversity of walks along the coast which offer fabulous views and historical interests.  Manly to Spit Bridge. A 10km three hour (one way) across Manly Cove to... more »

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Ranked #11 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Lookouts; Landmarks
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Ranked #12 of 238 attractions in Sydney
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Category: Art Museums; Museums

There is a reason over 1.3 million visitors come to the  Art Gallery of New South Wales each year. Set within The Domain and overlooking beautiful Woolloomooloo Bay, the Gallery... more »

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Ranked #13 of 238 attractions in Sydney
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Category: Beaches; Outdoors

Manly Beach to Shelley Beach  Manly Beach is about one mile long with a large foreshore and golden sands. The Northern end is called Queenscliff , and has a landlocked lagoon that... more »

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Ranked #14 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors

Watsons Bay is an ideal place to go if you have limited time to experience the magnificent Sydney Harbour. For a cheap ferry ride from Circular Quay wharf no. 4 one may experience... more »

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Ranked #15 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: A haven of tranquility in Sydney's bustling Chinatown, this fascinating garden with waterfalls, bridges and fish-filled ponds... more » Owner description: A haven of tranquility in Sydney's bustling Chinatown, this fascinating garden with waterfalls, bridges and fish-filled ponds was designed by experts from China and reflects designs dating back to the 5th century. « less
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Ranked #16 of 238 attractions in Sydney
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Ranked #17 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 238 attractions in Sydney
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Category: Beaches; Outdoors

Manly Beach is  "seven miles from Sydney and a thousand miles from care"  - a quote penned by the Port Jackson and Manly Steamship Company who were in operation from the late 19th... more »

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Ranked #19 of 238 attractions in Sydney
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Category: Beaches; Landmarks

  Lower North Shore: Mosman/ Balmoral Beach Mosman is one of Sydney’s most exclusive suburbs; with historic aboriginal sites,Taronga Park Zoo, breathtaking views, stunning... more »

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Ranked #20 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Neighborhoods; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural

The Rocks is a precinct of narrow cobblestoned laneways and former merchants homes, which now house galleries, restaurants, boutiques and souvenir shops. However once upon a time... more »

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Ranked #21 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #22 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Neighborhoods; Zoos/Aquariums

Darling Harbour is just one of the most beautiful places in Sydney. Everything looks new and modern. Here you will find plenty of shops and restaurants along with several very... more »

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Ranked #23 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #24 of 238 attractions in Sydney
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Ranked #25 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Bodies of Water; Boat Tours; Outdoors
Owner description: Oz Jet Boating operate AWESOME thrill rides on Sydney Harbour. Their state-of-the-art jet boats can perform amazing spins,... more » Owner description: Oz Jet Boating operate AWESOME thrill rides on Sydney Harbour. Their state-of-the-art jet boats can perform amazing spins, stunts and slides. The 1/2 hour experience takes in some of Sydney Harbour's most famous icons including The Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Luna Park, Watson's Bay and Taronga Zoo. The ride combines amazing sightseeing with jet boating to be one of the most exciting ways to experience Sydney Harbour! « less
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Ranked #26 of 238 attractions in Sydney
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Category: Neighborhoods; Beaches; Outdoors

Palm Beach / Pittwater /Hawkesbury River Palm Beach is situated approximately 40km from Sydney CBD and is Sydney’s most northerly beach positioned on the Pacific Ocean foreshores... more »

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Ranked #27 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #28 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
Owner description: Circular Quay is a colorful port where ferries and cruise ships board and depart, and boat watching can be as good a pastime... more » Owner description: Circular Quay is a colorful port where ferries and cruise ships board and depart, and boat watching can be as good a pastime as people watching. While street performers entertain outside, those wanting a more cultural experience can head into the Museum of Contemporary Art where a sculpture garden on the roof is as much a view as the waterways below. « less
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Ranked #29 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Australian National Maritime Museum aims to explore and manage maritime heritage in ways that enlighten, inspire and... more » Owner description: The Australian National Maritime Museum aims to explore and manage maritime heritage in ways that enlighten, inspire and delight people everywhere. The National Maritime Collection features over 140,000 objects, capturing themes such as defence, exploration, migration and coastal culture. It also includes one of the largest and most diverse in-water fleets of any museum in the world- including submarine HMAS Onslow, Navy destroyer HMAS Vampire, tall ship James Craig and Captain James Cook's HMB Endeavour replica. Located on Sydney's Darling Harbour, the museum also offers visitors a range of public events, children's activities and exhibitions covering all aspects of Australia's connection to the sea, as well as the opportunity to board and explore the historic vessels. « less
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Ranked #30 of 238 attractions in Sydney
Category: History Museums; Museums
This Sydney landmark has housed convicts and orphans, as well as ill, impoverished women.
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