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Sydney Travel Guide

Sydney Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Sydney with our insider's guide.

Hiking

Fine walking trails can be found in the national parks in and around Sydney, especially in Royal National Park and Ku-ring-gai Chase National...

Rugby League

Sydney Football Stadium. Known locally as football (or footy), rugby league is Sydney's winter addiction. This is a fast, gutsy, physical game...

Scuba Diving

Dive Centre Manly. Located at the popular northern Sydney beach, Dive Centre Manly runs all-inclusive shore dives each day, which let you see...

Australian Rules Football

Sydney Cricket Ground. A fast, demanding game in which the ball can be kicked or punched between teams of 22 players, Australian Rules Football...

Bicycling

Sydney's favorite cycling track is Centennial Park's Grand Parade, a 3¾-km (2¼-mile) cycle circuit around the perimeter of this grand, gracious...

Surfing

All Sydney surfers have their favorite breaks, but you can usually count on good waves on at least one of the city's ocean beaches. Lets Go...

Swimming

Sydney has many heated Olympic-size swimming pools, some of which go beyond the basic requirements of a workout. Many Aussies, however, prefer...

Windsurfing

Balmoral Windsurfing, Sailing, and Kayak School. Balmoral Windsurfing, Sailing, and Kayak School runs classes from its base at this north-side...

Boating and Sailing

EastSail. EastSail rents bareboat sailing and motored yachts from about A$655 per half day (four hours); a manned yacht costs around A$915...

Cricket

Cricket is Sydney's summer sport, and it's often played in parks throughout the nation. For Australians the pinnacle of excitement is the Ashes...

Tennis

Cooper Park Tennis Centre. This complex includes eight synthetic-grass courts and a café in a park surrounded by native bushland, about 5 km...

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