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Sydney Travel Guide

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Plan Your Sydney Vacation

Sydney belongs to the exclusive club of cities that generate excitement. At the end of a marathon flight there's renewed vitality in the cabin as the plane circles the city, where thousands of yachts are suspended on the dark water and the sails of the Opera House glisten in the distance. Blessed with dazzling beaches and a sunny climate, Sydney is among the most beautiful cities on

the planet.

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Updated 1/20/2014

Top Reasons To Go

  1. A Harbor Sail Take a ferry, sail a yacht, or paddle a kayak, but make sure you get out into Sydney Harbour. It's a glorious sight. Check out the Sydney Harbour section for tours of the harbor by boat.
  2. Exquisite Dining Sydney restaurants are among the finest eateries in the world. The harbor shines with gems like Aria and Quay, and mouthwatering smells waft through the air in the trendy food burbs of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst.
  3. Glorious Beaches Sydneysiders are besotted by the beach, and you'll be, too. With 40 to choose from, including world-famous Bondi, you can watch surfers ride the waves or paddle around the calmer waters of a sheltered harbor beach.
  4. National Parks and Wildlife Sydney's untamed beauty is close at hand. See native birds and colorful wildflowers just a few miles from the city; you may even spot a kangaroo in the Royal National Park.

When To Go

When to Go to Sydney

The best times to visit Sydney are in late spring and early fall (autumn). The spring months of October and November are pleasantly warm, although ...

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