The day after Christmas every year, Sydney Harbour fills with boats of every description as they cheer on competitors, or prepare to race, in the Sydney to Harbour Yacht Race.
Christmas time in Sydney seems to be the far from the stories told in books, movies and carols. Occurring during the sweltering summer months in Australia, Sydney at Christmas does not see snow and the traditional activities, like drinking eggnog in fuzzy sweaters, do not occur.
Jenolan Caves are one of the less visited attractions in the Blue Mountains. Off the main tourist trail and viewed as difficult to get to, the caves are relatively undiscovered by the masses of tourists that descend on the better-known locations of Katoomba and Leura.
A short walk from Martin Place, St James and Circular Quay train stations, covering the land that surrounds the Sydney Opera House, the Royal Botanic Gardens are an oasis of flora in Sydney’s CBD.
Get an incredible view of the city from the Sydney Harbour Bridge with the famous Sydney BridgeClimb! This month one lucky fan will win 2 tickets to this top-rated Sydney activity–find out how to enter below!
New Year’s Eve in Sydney is the event of the year, and one that is known for going out with a bang by people all over the globe. Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that Sydney is one of the first places across the globe to cross into a new year? While people in New York are making final plans and choosing which parties to attend, the people of Sydney are partying it up in style.
As the most well-known town in the Blue Mountains, Katoomba receives a lot of visitors, and as such has a fantastic set of attractions that showcase the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the area.
On October 27 the Sydney Opera House is playing host to a concert like no other. The 40th Anniversary Concert celebrates the history of the Opera House with performances by artists including the Sydney Symphony Orchestra that culminate with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony – a tribute to the performance which officially opened the Opera House in 1973.