Sydney has been described as a supermodel of a city, and with its stunning beaches, dazzling harbour, and perpetual sun-kissed glow, the comparison rings true. This is the jewel of Australia’s east coast, a city that strikes the perfect balance between vibrantly cosmopolitan and casually cool, not to mention a city ripe with exquisite beauty. When Captain Arthur Phillip first set eyes on the harbour in 1788, he wrote, "We had the satisfaction of finding the finest harbour in the world." Most people who visit will agree.
Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge are two of the city’s most iconic attractions and provide perfect opportunities for postcard-worthy photos, a bit of culture, or a heart-pumping harnessed climb 134 metres above the sea. Join the surf scene at Bondi Beach or one of the nearly 40 other beaches and beach towns that surround the city. Visit the Sydney Fish Market, the third largest in the world, where you can dine on fresh sushi, take a seafood cooking class, or get a behind-the-scenes look at the nearly 50 tons of seafood sold every day.
Speaking of gourmet cuisine, Sydney is a food-lover’s dream, full of intimate and innovative restaurants, bars, and cafés showcasing local food and wine creations. Nighthawks will revel in the city’s nightlife. Nature lovers will be overwhelmed by choice for excursions in the great outdoors. Culture aficionados will find galleries, gardens, and museums galore. And the style savvy will fall head over heels for streets and stores bursting with great designs.
Enquire with your Lightfoot Travel Designer to learn more about expertly crafted holidays to the chic and cool capital of New South Wales.