Summary of the stay

  • 2 days
  • All seasons
  • Solo
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  • Culture / Heritage
  • Medium

This two-day stay invites to discover the essential sites of Sydney. So, get lost in The Rock neighborhood, cross the Harbour Bridge, eat at Sidney Market Fish and enjoy a beautiful sunset at the North Head Scenic Drive.

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Detail of the stay : Sydney in two days - 2 days

Day 1: The essentials of Sydney

Morning. Go to the Opéra House to visit it, admire the bay and take your first photos. See what the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens looks like. Then, take the road to The Rocks area. On the way, go past the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Cadmans Cottage and the Overseas Terminal. Go to the tourist office to take a map of the city and then to the Discovery Rocks Museum, then join by the small streets the top of the neighborhood and see, at Sydney Harbour YHA, the updated and highlighted sites of the old settler houses. Then, go to Susannah Place Museum. Enjoy lunch in the heart of The Rocks.

Afternoon. Take the steps that allow you to access the Harbour Bridge. If you cross it (take 30/40 minutes to go), go down to Luna Park and explore the surroundings of the banks of Milsons Point. Return to The Rocks and head to the observatory. From there, go down to Circular Quay that you cross to reach the top of Macquarie street. Go down this avenue to see the oldest monuments of the city. By the way, stop at Martin Place and take a look at the MGO. Take the road on Macquarie Street to St Mary's Cathedral. Cross Hyde Parke to the Anzac War Memorial. Complete your visit to the city centre by walking along George Street or the nearby streets, visit the Queen Victoria Building (QVB) and the Westfield Shopping Centre.

Evening. Head to Kings Cross. Spend the evening in one of many pubs or restaurants around Kings Cross Station, or close to Victoria street, Darlinghurst side.

Day 2: Syndey as a local

Morning. Go to Darling Harbour. You can choose from a variety of attractions, including the Australian Maritime Museum and the Sea Life Aquarium. Then, head to Chinese Garden of Friendship and explore the Chinese gardens. For lunch, join on foot or by tram west of Pyrmont, Sydney Fish Market (SFM) to enjoy a seafood platter or fish & chips, or visit Chinatown, in Dixon Street, to taste Asian flavours of one of its numerous shops.

Afternoon. Book your afternoon for a visit to the Australian Museum (or other museum), or to take the ferry and join Manly or Taronga Zoo from Circular Quay. If you choose Manly, extend your visit in the late afternoon to North Head, especially North Head Scenic Drive, from which you can admire the Sydney bay at sunset in an extraordinary setting.

Evening. Come back to Sydney and dine at Sydney Tower, in the Paddington district or Woolloomooloo on the Finger Wharf.

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