Every year thousands of travellers choose to set off for a holiday to Australia, majorly to spend most of the time or the entire time in its capital, Sydney. There’s something about this land of hot beaches, glorious harbour, amazing art and exciting nightlife that draws the attention of travel enthusiasts from all across the globe. If you haven’t been to the harbour city yet, here are some beautiful reasons that’ll certainly encourage you to plan your next trip here and gather a number of unique experiences to cherish for a lifetime.
Sydney Harbour and Cruises
Sydney Harbour is an aquatic playground for Sydneysiders, possessing over 150 miles of shoreline and swathed by incredible beaches, scenic gardens and unrestrained natural splendour. The highlight of this iconic harbour is its fun-filled cruises that present the stunning views of the most prominent attractions of the country namely Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, and also take you through some other major attractions such as Taronga Zoo, Manly, Darling Harbour or other bays.
Sydney beaches are known all across the globe and one can never be far from sand and surf here as the city is home to infinite beaches. Travellers can indulge in several water sports like surfing, diving, snorkelling, boating and sailing or can simply relax under the Sydney sun. While a leisure stroll along the most famous Bondi Beach and its thrilling adventure options can transport you to the fantasy land, the best of Sydney’s beach lifestyle with a true village vibe at Manly Beach can completely stimulate your senses.
Royal Botanic Garden
The Royal Botanic Garden is the best place for serenity in this bustling city which is conveniently placed around Farm Cove on the harbour shore. It presents spectacular views of the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge and proves to be a perfect picnic spot for families by hosting talks, walks, workshops and events for children. The major highlights of the garden are Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair and the Domain where the renowned Christmas Carols are held and broadcasted annually.
Glitzy shopping options
Everybody loves to shop and Sydney proves to be a shopper’s paradise with its exclusive shopping options ranging from luxury labels and home-grown fashion to bustling markets and budget outlets. The most famous shopping centre, Westfield Sydney is the place presenting a sensational shopping experience for the travellers with its large number of fashion and clothing brands under one roof. Paddy’s Markets, Bondi Markets, Paddington Markets and The Rocks Markets are the weekend market options in the city known for stunning fashion, gifts and souvenirs.
Thrilling Wildlife at Taronga Zoo
The best of wildlife in Australia can be witnessed at Taronga Zoo, one of the world’s finest zoos with an amazing setting in the midst of 28 hectares of landscape bushland facing the harbour. An ideal place to spot native wildlife and rare exotic animals, it presents an array of tours from the keeper-led Wild Australia Experience to the VIP Aussie Gold Tour and delights visitors with the daily bird and seal shows. Sky Safari and Wild Ropes adventure are some other thrilling experiences offered at the zoo.