Loved by international travelers and those who call it home, Sydney, Australia is an international city bursting with entertaining and captivating attractions. The city is home to a lively arts and culture scene, a stunning harbor, coastal beaches and national parks. The food and wine is cutting edge. There are many events to attend and attractions to discover all year round. Unquestionably, you will find many ways to experience the vibrance of Sydney!
The Small List
The Four Seasons, Sydney – The Four Seasons has the best location in Sydney. The hotel is among the city’s vibrant shopping and business precincts and next to popular ‘The Rocks’ district. In addition, it is near the Circular Quay, overlooking the Sydney Harbor. Of course, the iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House are right at its doorstep.
The Establishment Hotel – The Establishment is cutting edge, excessively hip and oozing with luxury. The luxurious boutique hotel has a uniquely intimate feel.
Mr. Wong – Perhaps the greatest Chinese dining experience of a lifetime! Situated over two levels, the decor, impeccable food and hospitality shine bright!
Hugo’s at Manly Beach – Positioned on Manly Wharf, enjoy one of Sydney’s most spectacular waterfront locations. The cuisine is contemporary Italian.
Firedoor, Surry Hills – Firedoor presents Australia’s first fire-powered menu. Dramatic, entertaining, and delicious, Firedoor showcases the natural beauty of wood fired cooking.
Iceberg’s, Bondi Beach – Icebergs Dining Room and Bar is situated at one of the most coveted locations in Sydney. The second story site hovers above the ocean pool. The view is out over south Bondi’s crashing waves. Unsurprisingly, seafood is the star of the menu that showcases seasonal produce, cooked with a regional Italian flair. The teal and glass dining room is spectacular! Above all, cushions and hammocks invite guests to relax and enjoy the uninterrupted views of the beach.
Things to Do
BridgeClimb – BridgeClimb equips you to scale to the summit of the nationally-adored Sydney Harbor Bridge. Bring your sunglasses, enclosed comfortable shoes and a sense of adventure!
Watson’s Bay Ferry – Jump aboard one of the Captain Cook’s fleet of sightseeing rocket ferries between two of Sydney’s most popular harbor side destinations, Manly and Watsons Bay. Relax and take in the sights of the beautiful Sydney harbor as you cruise aboard a Rocket Ferry.
Sydney Zoo – Of course, one of Sydney’s most famous attractions, is the award-winning Taronga Zoo. It is home to over 4,000 animals. The Zoo includes Australian native wildlife, as well as rare and endangered exotic animals. Overlooking the magnificent Sydney Harbor, Taronga Zoo is just 12 minutes from the city by ferry. Finally, the Zoo is open 365 days a year.
The Royal Botanic Garden – A major botanical garden located in the heart of Sydney. Opened in 1816, the garden is, undoubtedly, the oldest scientific institution in Australia. It is one of the most important historic botanical institutions in the world. Open every day of the year, access is free. It is stunningly positioned on Sydney Harbor and adjacent to the Sydney Opera House.