Outside Sydney

Things to do in Outside Sydney

According to Guinness World Records, this beach on the shores of Jervis Bay has the whitest sand in the world. Its natural beauty is further enhanced by national parks to the north and botanic gardens to the south, giving the beach an unspoiled feel.

Kirrily Johnston exemplifies the laid-back Down Under aesthetic with her earthy-urban, feminine clothes (think billowy red skirts with high cinched waists).

Mick and Paula Woodney purchased the Kangaroo Valley Fudge House and Ice Creamery in 2011 with the goal of returning the old-timey candy shop to its roots.

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This 29,000-acre national park on Australia’s southeast coast has Spotted Gum and Eucalyptus forests, lake, 27 miles of undeveloped coastline, and an aboriginal area that includes a sacred lagoon, home to a mythical serpent.

Clean lines and simple designs layer on each other, forming the complex and feminine looks that are the hallmark of Scanlan & Theodore.

Olympic Pedigree: Built for the 2000 Games’ canoe and kayak slalom competitions, Penrith is the only man-made whitewater course of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

This Paddington neighborhood shop is part of Edwards Imports, a company that works with international fashion brands to bring the latest trends to Sydney.

Every Saturday, Sydney’s fashionistas make a beeline for this sprawling collection of market stalls, known for showcasing the work of up-and-coming designers.

Take a family-designed adventure to Australia with Abercrombie & Kent’s Family Holidays. With meals and excursions for children in mind, the Outback Adventure takes families to Sydney, the Outback, and the sacred sandstone rock the Aborigines call Uluru.

Set in the western suburb of Summer Hill (about five miles from the CBD), this eclectic shelter shop is known to many Sydneysiders because of its owner, Monica Trapaga, a locally famous jazz singer and television host.

Exhibiting edgy and often controversial Contemporary art is the mission of this Paddington gallery, which opened in 1982. In particular, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery highlights Asia-Pacific artist, especially in Japan, New Zealand, and Australia.

She began her career working in costumes for the Australian Broadcasting Commission, but in 1990, Collette started out on her own with a lingerie line, using fabric from France that is hand-embroidered in Bombay, India.

Sarah-Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton, the Aussie duo behind this young, hip women’s wear label, first made their name with jeans (in particular, the low-rise variety so popular in the early 2000’s).