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Australia’s symbolic city

Featuring one of the world’s most iconic harbours, Sydney has Australia’s largest population and touts a fast paced, creative culture. It is renowned for excellent restaurants and peak fashion. Darling Harbour is located just minutes from central Sydney and is a great place to begin exploring with the nearby Rocks sporting many cafes, restaurants, pop-up shops, markets and galleries.

What you'll need

A visa (unless you’re an Aus or NZ citizen) and a passport valid for 6 months+

Best time to go

September to October is the best time for good weather, reasonable prices and less crowds

Travel tip

Check out Sydney’s big range of free museums and galleries

Essentials to pack

Your bathers for that day trip to Bondi Beach

Top sights

Sydney is the most recognisable city in Australia for a reason. Featuring marvels of architecture and huge vistas of natural beauty, you won’t want to put your camera down.

1Sydney Opera House
2Sydney Harbour Bridge
3The Rocks
4Bondi Beach
5Circular Quay
6Darling Harbour
7Queen Victoria Building
8Sydney Tower
9George Street
10Kings Cross