Top Sights in and Around Sydney

Sydney is an exciting and vibrant city to visit, and locals and international travellers will find a variety of things to do and see in and around the city.

Macquarie Street

Macquarie Street is lined with historical buildings such as the grand State Library and the State Parliament building. Visit the Hyde Park Barracks, Government House, the Royal Botanic Gardens, and Sydney Museum.

Surry Hills

Surry Hills is an excellent suburb for sampling the best of Sydney’s dining scene. Try the Bourke Street Bakery, Longrain, Red Lantern, Billy Kwong, Toko, Bentley Bar, and the world cuisine eateries along Crown Street.

Camden Region

Camden is situated in the west of Sydney and home to beautiful Victorian and Georgian buildings, the Camden Museum, hot-air ballooning business, and the Australian Botanic Garden.


Manly has the feel of a seaside resort and can be easily accessed by a 30-minute ferry ride from the centre of the city. There is the main beach but visitors are spoilt for choice with nine other beaches in the area. Taking surfing lessons, browsing the local shops, visiting the aquarium, and walking the Spit to Manly track are some of the popular activities.

Darling Harbour

Darling Harbour is a favourite with visitors. The area hosts fireworks nights and has a range of attractions including museums, restaurants, the aquarium, the Chinese Garden of Friendship, and Madame Tussauds.