What to do when you only have a few days in Sydney
What to do when you haven’t got much time
If you are only have a few days in Sydney we suggest you try few different things so you get a good feel for the place. That way you will hopefully want to come back! 🙂 Below are a few ideas and pointers with links to a few more. It’s not too hard to have a good time in Sydney, we just want you to have the best time.
You can’t go far wrong in Sydney if you get yourself on the Harbour. It is the heart and soul of Sydney and stunningly beautiful as well. If you don’t like boats there are many harbourside reserves, beaches, jetties and foreshore parades to enjoy it from.
Sydney’s Major Attractions
Select one or two of Sydney’s major attractions bearing in mind the time it might take to ‘do them’.
Romance and Adventure
The Sydney things you will enjoy the most, or be attracted to, may be driven by your personal circumstances but there’s nothing quite like a little Romance and Adventure.
Events and Festivals
Like most international cities, there are a seemingly endless number of events and festivals happening all over Sydney. It is sometimes hard to know which events are worth going to. We attempt to help out by supplying you with a list (naturally) of what we regard as the best entertainment in town.
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Free Things to do in Sydney
Free doesn’t necessarily mean not worth doing. Some of the most memorable things you can do in Sydney are free or close to it. Just follow the link below and you’ll hopefully see what we mean.
What if it rains?
Sydney is a city designed for the outdoors. So when it rains, which we actually do need from time to time, you can be left scratching your head a little trying to figure out what to do. We have listed a few surprising things like the beach (well, if you are going to go for a swim…) and few other things you may not have thought of or knew about. We hope you find the list useful.
Attractions Close to Sydney
Within the list are a few that are, if the truth be told, not actually in Sydney. We are basically just acknowledging that visitors are free and bound to visit the countryside to view its outstanding beauty among the other wonderful things worth doing. The Blue Mountains is a case in point. We have pulled some of these things together as:
Should you hire a car?
If you are only in Sydney for few days it might be worth hiring a car for a couple of them as there is much to see away from the centre of town.
Where to stay
If you do decide to hire a car there less point in staying in the centre of town. Equally if most of things you want to do are in and around Sydney Harbour is there any point hiring a car?
What to avoid?
You may have heard a few stories about Australia’s gang of nasties including Snakes, Spiders and Sharks. What are the chances of you actually having any contact with them?