Without a doubt, New South Wales is the most visited state by tourists in Australia, with Sydney being the most popular city. According to Budget Direct stats, around 39.3 million people (Domestic + International) visited Sydney in just the 1st quarter of 2019.
Sydney is Australia’s New York: a hive of activity, gorgeous beaches, incredible scenery, fantastic weather, and the lifestyle that comes with it all. With over 5 million residents, it’s Australia’s largest city.
The city is the best place to experience multiculturalism, and the DELICIOUS food that is on offer. For shopping lovers, it’s also a perfect destination. Sports on the other hand– is a national obsession. From playing cricket to AFL or evenorganizing team building events, people here play sports in one way or another. Every suburb around Sydney has a different atmosphere, so everyone will find something ithey enjoy doing in this tourist paradise.
If you are planning a vacation, you should definitely keep Sydney in mind. Here are a few things that you don’t want to miss during your Sydney visit:
- Circular Quay: Sydney Opera House & Sydney Harbour Bridge
Circular Quay is one of the busiest and most exciting places to visit in Sydney. If you want to explore the site on foot, it’s a great area to explore.
You can witness breathtaking views of the Sydney Opera House – the first thing that hits my mind when you think of Sydney is the Harbour Bridge, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Walking on the pathways along the water, next to the Opera House, is a beautiful spot toenjoy the scenic views and snap some photos.
You can relax while enjoying the scenic view of both the Opera House and the Bridge – just pause and soak up the beauty of Sydney!
Also, the Opera Bar offers free live music every night of the week – there can’t beany better way to view a sunset.
- Play Fun Sports
Yes, Sydney is not just famous for food and beautiful places; Sports is also one of them. If you are traveling with your friends, you can enjoy sports like cricket, bubble soccer, Rugby and many others.
I highly recommend going with the Bubble Soccer – this game will make everyone laugh from beginning to end. Imagine everyone dressed in a giant bubble and running around a field. That’s pretty hilarious. It’s one of the most enjoyable ball games you can ever imagine. You will share a great moment and memory with friends.
- Bondi Beach
Australia’s famous stretch of sand! A Sydney trip wouldn’t t be complete without visiting one of its iconic beaches – Bondi Beach.
It’s one of the most famous beaches in Australia and a popular hangout place in Sydney for both local and international visitors. This place is always busy, and the atmosphere here is always exciting.
The delicious food in restaurants, surfing, and swimming is what makes Bondi so popular among so many people.
- Visit the Iconic Paddy’s Markets
Located in Haymarket and Flemington, Paddy’s Markets specializes in a wide variety of products, fruits, vegetables, clothing, flowers, sunglasses, jewelry, and much more.
With over 1,000 stalls – It’s one of Sydney’s largest suppliers of tourist souvenirs. You’ll find very reasonably priced souvenirs for your loved ones. So, visit here and see what’s got everyone talking!