Sydney Tourism

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The blue mountains, iconic structures and a lively waterfront - Sydney is an awesome cosmopolitan city!

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Sinoy John
3rd Apr 16

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1Sonakshi Sinha was rediscovering Sydney and friendship
Sonakshi Sinha was rediscovering Sydney and friendship

Sonakshi or Asli Sona as she is popularly known on Instagram recently travelled to Australia and sure seemed to have bucketloads of fun there. She also met with one of her best friends and the two of them had a blast enjoying Sydney together. While posting this photo on Instagram, she writes, When you gotta match smallies height, coz you just love her too much! #bffs #sonastravels #sydney #harbourbridge 

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2Swim with the sharks in Sydney
Swim with the sharks in Sydney

Experience the thrill of swimming with sharks and watching them glide past you at the Manly Sealife sanctuary’s giant oceanarium. Scuba instructors will instruct and swim with you to understand these misunderstood creatures of the sea.

What else to do:

  1. Experience the excitement of tandem skydiving over the Northern Wollongong beach

  2. Venture underground and explore the magnificent Jenolan Caves in the Blue Mountains which stretch over 40 km

  3. Explore the pristine beaches, walking trails, and viewpoints of the Royal National Park on a day long eco-adventure

How to get there: With a string of anniversary offers and discounts, book your flights with AirAsia. Flights from Delhi, Kolkata, Pune, Kochi and Bangalore are available. There is one layover at Kuala Lumpur before heading off to Sydney.

HolidayIQ traveller Vikram shares, “Needless to say Australia is a beautiful place. For adventure sports, try Wollongong near Sydney for skydiving and paragliding. Aquatic Zoo and the tallest structure in Sydney are a must visit."

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3Explore the dreamy beaches of Sydney
Explore the dreamy beaches of Sydney

Why: One of the most vibrant cities in the world, Sydney is a dream destination for many with its dazzling harbors and dreamy surf beaches. Sprinkle some sunny weather, breathtaking beaches like Bondi and Manly and a dash of attractions like Sydney Opera House and numerous museums and you’ve got a recipe for a perfect holiday.

Top 3 things to do:

  1. Roar and snore with the animals at the Taronga zoo, enjoy an up-close personal encounter with the animals

  2. Soak up panoramic views of Eucalyptus forests and learn about the legends behind ancient rock formations of the Blue Mountains

  3. Watch a glorious sunrise at world-famous Bondi Beach before taking a dip in the turquoise water or stroll along the white sandy beach

How to get there: Make the best of your travel this winter with anniversary discounts offered by AirAsia. Flights from Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune and Goa are available with a stopover at Kuala Lumpur.

HolidayIQ traveller Magnus shares, "Beautiful city. Sydney has lots to offer to people of all age groups. From taking a walk on the Harbour bridge, to attending a mesmerizing concert at Opera House - Sydney will enthrall you. Also, don't forget to visit beautiful museums around Town Hall. For shopping, Paddys market is fun to be in."

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Reviews (10)

Pamela Mukherjee

Pamela Mukherjee

20 reviews

Beautiful Sydney with full of wonders.

Sydney is a dream place for every travellers. It has beautiful view which not only depicts the beaches but also covers the roads, the museums, forest and so on. Sydney attracts me with its different friendly people, a shoppers paradise and a lot more tourist places to see. It has it's world famous Opera house which fulfill the view with Harbour bridge. I love Sydney for it's multi curricular activities and also which accompanied by various locations like darling harbour, Taronga zoo, palm beach, Luna park and many more. A must visit place for everyone :) Go and make memories ..

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Vikram Singh

Vikram Singh5.0/5

1 review

Adventure and Fun

Needless to say Australia is a beautiful place. For adventure sport lovers try Wollongong near Sydney for SKYDIVING and then try Paragliding.

Aquatic Zoo and the tallest structure in Sydney are a must visit.

Also drove from Sydney to Adelaide but via Sydney Melbourne hwy and then on the way back took the other route. The other route which merges at YARRA onto Syd-Mel Hwy is as beautiful as any.

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Sydney Overview

Sydney, the largest and one of the most vibrant cities of Australia is the capital of New South Wales. situated on the south-east Australian coast it covers approximately an area of 1120 square kilometres and is the sixth largest city in the Southern Hemisphere.

It was established in 1788 as the first British colony by Arthur Phillip. Historical records suggest that people have been living in Sydney since 30,000 years. It is believed that almost 8000 indigenous people, the Aboriginals, lived in Sydney before the arrival of the British. Though Sydney has the highest aboriginal population in Australia the aboriginal heritage of the city has mostly been side-tracked by Australia̢۪s white history.

Sydney is the financial and economic hub of Australia. Also known as the harbour city Sydney is a haven for outdoor activities with its semitropical summers and mild winters. Visitors can take a dip in the ocean at Bondi beach, go for a stroll along the coast to Coogee, kayak around the harbour or go for bushwalking in one of the national parks.

Sydney has a number of attractions for the tourist with its museums, galleries, shopping centres, buzzing cafe culture and nightlife, restaurants and adventure sports. It also has two of Australia's most iconic structures -- the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.

For history lovers there are the Rocks that mark the beginning of the city as a British penal colony as well as the downtown Victorian structures that are juxtaposed with modern monoliths.

The city has hosted many sporting events including the 2000 Summer Olympics and the finals of the 2003 Rugby World Cup and is one of the Alpha cities of the world. This harbour city is sun soaked with its golden beaches and world class surf, thus epitomising Australia’s “surf, sand and sunâ€Â tagline.


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Getting to Sydney

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Transit time: 14 hrs from major cities

Cost ₹ 15,842 per person

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