Things to Do in Sydney

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Located within spitting distance of the Manly wharf, this is a great choice for those who want to drink handcrafted pints on the same premises as the... Read More

A groovy little jazz club on Surry Hills’ Cleveland Street, 505 is a small dark place perfect for unwinding over a stiff drink and a cool collection of... Read More

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is your first port of call if you want to see a wide range of art both classic and contemporary, and admission is... Read More

This is the place to see and be seen—bronzed boys and gorgeous girls line the glass deck, which juts out over the harbour for perfect views to the north... Read More

The pool may be closed in the winter months, but they keep things warm in the yoga studio, where you can om to your heart’s content with an unparalleled... Read More

If it’s after midnight in Sydney you can often be left wondering where to eat. This wine bar near Kings Cross keeps the kitchen open until the wee... Read More

Wanna have a big night? ARQ is the place to do it: sweaty, shirtless men; pumping sound systems on two levels; debauchery all around. Sydney’s biggest,... Read More

The archetypal Aussie hotel (really just a pub with a few rooms to stagger upstairs to), the Australian has a charming brick exterior, terrific beer,... Read More

Established in 1827, this natural history and environmental sciences museum is a favorite for family outings. The institution also has an excellent... Read More

The oldest museum in Australia keeps its focus on natural history and anthropology, with popular exhibitions covering off dinosaurs, native birds, and... Read More

A particular favorite with local surfers of all ages and that ‘other’ most popular beach on Sydney’s north shore, Avalon lies between two headlands and... Read More

The Woolloomooloo neighborhood location of Bambino Trust Restaurant has an old-world interior with ornate, wrought-iron chandeliers and stone floors.... Read More

Popular with the business crowd, this intimate wine bar is part of the Bambini Trust Restaurant, located on the ground floor of the 1923 St. James Trust... Read More

You have to go down, down, down to experience many of Sydney’s best cocktail bars. They don’t so much pronounce themselves with flashy exteriors as they... Read More

Sure they’re Brazilian, but comfy Havaianas flip-flops may very well be Australia’s signature footwear. Pick up a pair, along with items... Read More

This hidden gem at the end of Elizabeth Bay is popular with locals like to meet friends for beers on the harbor, though the Beare Café is also a good... Read More

This sprawling, three-story outpost in Paddington lies directly across the street from the city’s most popular independent cinema, so it’s a perfect... Read More

So named because of the azure haze that often settles above them, the Blue Mountains—which, in actuality, are not so much a series of peaks as they are... Read More

This criminally photogenic wonder is perched at the eastern edge of Bondi Beach, and is part of the Bondi Icebergs Club complex, which also houses one... Read More

What to Expect: The curve of the bay and the rocky outcroppings called Ben Buckler and Mackenzies Point make the waves just right for surfing here at... Read More

The most popular sliver of beach in all of Australia is packed on summer weekends and gloriously quiet (but just as beautiful) in the middle of winter.... Read More

The most famous beach in Australia is crowded, hard to reach, and not nearly as pristine as you might be led to believe. It doesn’t matter: Bondi is the... Read More

Oprah Winfrey famously dropped in to Bondi Icebergs during her much-ballyhooed 2011 visit to Australia, which means this place has essentially been... Read More

The Southern Highlands are a preferred vacation spot for many Sydneysiders, who enjoy its rolling hills and quiet surroundings; it’s a great place to... Read More

Men shouldn't miss this downtown boutique with its updated classics, including easygoing suits, shirts, and sweaters. Read More

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