Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is an amazing sight bringing North Sydney and the City of Sydney together with its graceful arch.

Sydney's Blue Mountains

The beautiful Blue Mountains are just an hour away from Sydney. It is amazing that this wilderness exists so close to a city as big as Sydney.

Sydney's Koalas

There are several National Parks, Zoos and Reserves in Sydney where you can experience Australia's wildlife.

Observatory Hill Sydney

The City of Sydney has many green places where you can relax and soak up the amazing views.

Sydney's Northern Beaches

Venture a few kilometres north of Sydney and you will discover the picturesque Northern Beaches or "God’s Country" as it is known to the locals. One city, so many wonderful places, we must be blessed.

Top Things to do in Sydney

What to do in Sydney?

Best Things to do in Sydney

Sydney100 is your independent guide to the top things to do in Sydney. This is the local answer to the question of what to do in Australia's most beautiful city. We only list the best, which not only includes the most well-known of Australia's wonderful attractions but also some of Sydney's more obscure sights and delights many of which are free.

Fun, Free Top Things to do in Sydney and Romantic Places to Go - The Must See and Do!

So what is there to do? Sightseeing, breathtaking attractions, must see romantic places to go, fun and free activities and of course, the top things to do in Sydney. We also give you the top festivals, major events and few local treats that you probably won't hear about anywhere else.

The Top Thing to do in Sydney is??? Catch the Manly Ferry!

Catch the Manly Ferry from Circular Quay for great views of the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. If you head east through the Manly 'Corso' you will quickly discover Manly Beach, from there a right turn and a short walk will be rewarded by the sight of the delightful Fairy Bower and the inviting Shelly Beach. And guess what? It doesn't cost the earth.

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Government House

A visit to Government House Sydney within the Royal Botanic Gardens close to Sydney Opera House is one of the many free things to do in Sydney.

Vivid Festival

The Vivid Festival sounds great and brings Sydney out in wonderful lights. It's fun, it's amazing and it is a must see.

Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains near Sydney are another must thing to do whilst in Sydney

North Head

Beautiful North Head is a special place with a long and interesting history but most people just go there for the breathtaking views of the harbour. Follow this link for more about Manly, North Head and other must see attractions.

Harbour Cruise

If you like some commentary it is a good idea to go on a cruise to explore the harbour. If you don't want to be on the water for very long you could just catch the ferry to Darling Harbour from Circular Quay. The trip only lasts a few minutes and will take you under the awesome Harbour Bridge.

What's on this Month?

Please see the menu above for a calendar of top events and festivals along with the list of the Top 100 Things to do.

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