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Ranked #31 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Neighborhoods

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 #32 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Museums
Owner description: The working class did it tough in Sydney in the 19th Century. View the laundry copper, backyard dunny, worn lino, tiny... more » Owner description: The working class did it tough in Sydney in the 19th Century. View the laundry copper, backyard dunny, worn lino, tiny kitchens and crowded living quarters when you visit this rare surviving example of a working class terrace. Then stock up on sweets in the old corner shop. Open daily 2pm-5pm. Museum access is by guided tour only. Tours can be pre-booked by phone or same day tickets are available for purchase in the shop (subject to availability). Adult $8. Concession $4, Family $17. Sydney Living Museums members free. « less
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Ranked #33 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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 #34 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: History Museums
This Sydney landmark has housed convicts and orphans, as well as ill, impoverished women.
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Ranked #35 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The Australian National Maritime Museum details the country's love for and dependence upon the seas with traditional exhibits... more » Owner description: The Australian National Maritime Museum details the country's love for and dependence upon the seas with traditional exhibits and film but also vessels to explore in Darling Harbour, including a destroyer and a submarine. The museum has many children's activities and offers sailing excursions. « less
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Ranked #36 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Trails
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Ranked #37 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Beaches

Coogee Beach is a stunning recreational beach which is located in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The beach features historical swimming baths for the shark paranoid! The beach is... more »

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Ranked #38 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Ships
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Ranked #39 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Historic Sites; Government Buildings
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Ranked #40 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
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Ranked #41 of 296 attractions in Sydney
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Ranked #42 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Theaters; Historic Sites
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Ranked #43 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Located by the Royal Botanic Gardens, the bench known as Mrs. Macquarie's Chair was carved out of sandstone in the early... more » Owner description: Located by the Royal Botanic Gardens, the bench known as Mrs. Macquarie's Chair was carved out of sandstone in the early 1800s for Govenor Lachlan Macquarie's wife, Elizabeth. It became her favorite spot to look upon the harbour and serves that same purpose today for visitors who take a moment to rest there. « less
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Ranked #44 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Lookouts
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Ranked #45 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
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Ranked #46 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Theaters
Owner description: THE LION KING now playing until 31 August. WICKED from 20 September. WICKED from 20 September 2014. SHEN YUN from 6-15... more » Owner description: THE LION KING now playing until 31 August. WICKED from 20 September. WICKED from 20 September 2014. SHEN YUN from 6-15 February 2015. Sydney's beautiful historic Capitol Theatre is host to world class musicals, theatre, ballet, concerts and performers. « less
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Ranked #47 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: A neighborhood with a Greenwich Village vibe, Newtown is a great place to stray from tourist traffic and duck into funky... more » Owner description: A neighborhood with a Greenwich Village vibe, Newtown is a great place to stray from tourist traffic and duck into funky clothing, books, homewares and tea shops housed in Victorian-style buildings. The plentiful cafes and restaurants along King Street have earned the roadway the nickname of 'Eat Street.' « less
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Ranked #48 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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Ranked #49 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches

Bondi Beach is Australia's most famous beach with glorious golden sands, stunning surf and a vibrant seaside village. It's a great destination for people watching, surfing... more »

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Ranked #50 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: History Museums
Owner description: The Rocks Discovery Museum is a free, family friendly museum which tells the story of The Rocks area of Sydney from... more » Owner description: The Rocks Discovery Museum is a free, family friendly museum which tells the story of The Rocks area of Sydney from pre-European days to the present. Housed in a restored 1850s sandstone warehouse, The Rocks Discovery Museum is home to a unique collection of images and archaeological artefacts found in The Rocks. The exhibits are filled with interactive fun, using touch screens, audio and visual elements to bring the history of the area alive.Learn about the area's traditional custodians, the establishment of the English colony and the time when sailors, whalers and traders made The Rocks their home; through to the 1970s union-led protests which preserved this unique part of Sydney for future generations to explore and enjoy. « less
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Ranked #51 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #52 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #53 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Lookouts
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Ranked #54 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Geologic Formations
Owner description: When international director and closet ghoul Alfred Hitchcock visited Sydney in the sixties this was his infamous point of... more » Owner description: When international director and closet ghoul Alfred Hitchcock visited Sydney in the sixties this was his infamous point of reference. Locals know, and tourists do not, that this is the last stop for the desperate few, it also a beautiful location for a spectacular scenic cliff top walk that begins at The Gap Park. « less
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Ranked #55 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Beaches
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Cockatoo Island (Cockatoo Island)
Ranked #56 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Islands
Owner description: Off-limits to the public for more than one hundred years, Cockatoo Island welcomes you to a new chapter in its long and... more » Owner description: Off-limits to the public for more than one hundred years, Cockatoo Island welcomes you to a new chapter in its long and illustrious story. Retaining all its character and heritage from decades of human endeavour by convicts and shipbuilders alike, Cockatoo Island has opened its doors to all, with a mission to re-energise history. Now a place to escape the everyday, a canvas for creatives and cultural events, the world’s first urban waterfront campground and beautiful holiday accommodation, Cockatoo Island has undergone a renaissance in every sense of the word. « less
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Ranked #57 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Madame Tussauds Sydney features an all-star cast of the world’s best known personalities and heroes, including A-list... more » Owner description: Madame Tussauds Sydney features an all-star cast of the world’s best known personalities and heroes, including A-list celebrities, sports heroes, rock legends, world leaders and an array of home-grown Australian legends. Madame Tussauds Sydney is a new breed of attraction, with interactivity at the heart of the experience. Get up close, touch and even hug the figures. You can also grab the props to make your photos even more authentic!With a fascinating history dating back to the Paris of 1770, Madame Tussauds is quite literally a labour of love spanning 200 years of expertise and research. Each wax figure is crafted with unprecedented skill, artistry and accuracy. It takes over 800 hours of work and 20 artists to make just one wax figure.Madame Tussauds Sydney is the thirteenth Madame Tussauds attraction opened worldwide and the fifth of its kind in the Asia Pacific region. « less
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Ranked #58 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: These historic police buildings once hosted infamous criminals like bushranger Captain Moonlight and sly-grog queen Kate... more » Owner description: These historic police buildings once hosted infamous criminals like bushranger Captain Moonlight and sly-grog queen Kate Leigh, as Sydney's police and magistrates kept law and order. Walk through the corridor of cells, check out the chilling collection of criminal weapons and hundreds of photos from forensic archives. Open Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. Adult $10. Concession $5. Family $20. Sydney Living Museum members free. « less
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Ranked #59 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #60 of 296 attractions in Sydney
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
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