Sydney Travel Guide

Australia's iconic 'harbour city', Sydney is a popular holiday destination that brings together the friendly albeit a little cheeky Australian charm with a sparkling modern city with a vibrant nightlife and culture. There's something for everyone to be found in Sydney, with its attractive range of swanky hotels, fine dining restaurants, dazzling beaches, exciting theatre productions, iconic Australia architecture and landmarks and stunning landscapes and sightseeing. As the sun goes down, the city really comes alive with sparkling lights and a steady beat spilling out from the trendy bars and clubs.

Sydney Accommodation

Sydney accommodation offers a diverse range of options to choose from, allowing you to experience this stunning city in your own way. Within the CBD, there are a wide range of hotels, apartments and resorts offering quality accommodation and stunning harbour or city views and are conveniently located just a short stroll from the best shopping, dining and culture the city has to offer. The waterfront accommodation of Darling Harbour also offers a stunning place to stay and is within walking distance of major attractions. However, if you're looking to escape the city and relax in a more quiet and naturally beautiful spot, the Hunter Valley and Blue Mountains offer a wonderful range of bed and breakfasts, cabins, lodges and more.

Popular Sydney Accommodation Regions

Sydney Tours & Cruises

There is so much to see and do in Sydney, wherever your interests lay. Sydney Harbour is famous for its beautiful views and busy ferries and sailing ships that constantly cruise its waters. These Sydney Harbour cruises are a great way to see the city and its scenic views offering sightseeing day cruises, whale watching tours and even indulgent dinner cruises. At night watch the Opera House and Harbour Bridge light up against the backdrop of the glittering CBD where you can enjoy high fashion, world renowned shopping, fine dining and swanky bars and bistros. Check out the huge range of big ship cruises from Sydney departing each week.

However just a couple of hours from the city, you'll be surprised to find rugged landscapes reminiscent of the Australian outback. The Blue Mountains offer a stunning escape and are home to a range of natural attractions including the Three Sisters and the Jenolan Caves. North of the city centre you'll also enjoy the charming rural vibe of the Hunter Valley and its popular vineyards and boutique wineries. Here you can relax while indulging in gourmet food and wine. However you choose to spend your time in Sydney, there's something to cater for everything taste and budget.

Sydney Package Deals

Sydney holiday packages are a great way to explore the region, offering a convenient and cost effective solution for a stay in the harbour city. Combining flights, accommodation, transfers, travel insurance, tours and much more, you can enjoy the peace of mind of having everything taken care of whilst benefiting from a huge range of discounts and added extras.

Sydney City Facts

Recently voted the 7th most liveable city in the world, Sydney is the largest and most populous city in Australia and is the capital of New South Wales. Located on the south-east coast, Sydney is surrounded by the Tasman Sea. Australian's drive on the left side of the road with speed limits listed in kilometres per hour. An optional 10% tip can be paid in bars, hotels and restaurants for good service however tipping isn't compulsory and service charges do not apply.