What to do in Sydney this summer

Summer has arrived and there is no better place to visit than Sydney. Listed as the most visited city in all of Australia, it is bursting with a beautiful harbourfront, pristine beaches, and sparkling skyscrappers. But what sights are worth the visit? Read our list of the best attractions sunny Sydney has to offer!

Sydney Festival

Soak up the sun, sink some drinks, get severely sunburnt and kick back and relax! With over 100 different events for all ages, Sydney Festival is one of the top activities for both locals and tourists. With musical, theatre, and art performances, there is bound to be something for everyone.

Outdoor Cinema

Instead of watching Netflix why not enjoy the city’s hot summer nights while you kick back and relax with a flick. With outdoor cinemas at St Kilda’s beach or at the Botanical gardens, just pack a picnic rug and some snacks while you enjoy a classic with your partner or posse.

Tahmoor’s Mermaid Pools

For a day away from the city, head to the stunning mermaid pools of Tahmoor. These natural water holes are surrounded by large rock boulders and lush bushland. Getting there is a bit tricky and involves following a trail of arrows and other brightly-coloured signals as you trek through bushland. If you’re interested in the area, hike along the many walking tracks surrounding the area, before plunging into the cool waters.

Blue Mountains

Want to travel out even further? Join a day tour to the spectacular Blue mountains, listed as one of the World Heritage-listed sites. The valley is jam-packed with spectacular mountains, deep canyons, ancient forests, and sandstone creations. Spanning thousands of hectares of land, there is an abundant number of trails and lookouts within the pristine scenery.

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The second biggest attraction in Sydney, the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is listed as the largest steel arch bridge in the entire world. Created to connect the north side of Sydney to the city centre, which before that took hours if driving. You can see the bridge from a number of locations, either at the Sydney Opera House, right from the harbour on a boat, or from the side at Mrs Macquarie’s Chair.

Check out the History Behind the Sydney Opera House.

Bondi Beach

Pull on your bathers and wack on those sunnies for a perfect day on the beach. Bondi Beach is by far Sydney’s treasure, as it is one of Australia’s most iconic beaches. Surf the waves, paddle in the shallows, or simply lie back and relax along the sprawling beach sand. Bondi’s popular pool sits right along the shore, giving you a choice of seawater or chlorine.

Check out our Sydney City Tours for your next holiday!

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