The Best Places to Visit in Sydney AustraliaThe country of Australia, and in particularly Sydney, is a fantastic place to visit for those looking for plenty to see and do on their vacation.

While there is much to see around the country with places like Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road, many of Australia’s gems are located right within Sydney proper.

This is Australia’s most popular city and one of the largest tourist destinations in the world; for those that have been, you will understand why. Those heading down under must visit Sydney, to check out some of these best places to travel to!

Things to do in Sydney, Australia

Sydney Opera House and Harbour

The Best Places to Visit in Sydney Australia

It may be obvious, but this is for good reason.  The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic buildings in the entire world with stunning architectural design and engineering; no trip to Australia is complete without visiting this breathtaking site.

There are many tours which incorporate the Opera House along with the other main highlights of the magnificent Sydney Harbour.  The bottom line? The harbour must be explored, and you must take an adventure climbing the Harbour Bridge…the view is incredible!

Royal Botanic Gardens

The Best Places to Visit in Sydney Australia

A stone’s throw away from Sydney harbour is a peaceful haven which is teaming with natural floral beauty.  The Botanic Gardens, much like the Botanical Gardens in Naples, Florida, boast astonishing greenery, plants, and trees, plus plenty of wildlife.

Strolling round the gardens at a leisurely pace with panoramic views of the busy harbour is a must for when you want to relax and feel at one with nature outside of the busy city life.

Bondi to Coogee – Beach Coastal Walk

The Best Places to Visit in Sydney Australia

Enjoy spectacular ocean views and a simple coastal walk between these two brilliant Sydney beaches.  Be sure to check out the world famous Bondi beach, which is filled with golden sand and tropical waters like those in the Hawaiian Islands.

Then take a leisurely coastal stroll down to Coogee beach, but be sure to stop off for some food or a coffee along the way.  Cogee beach is slightly more laid back and has space for BBQ’s and Frisbee, as well as sand and clean waters.

Explore The Rocks District

The Best Places to Visit in Sydney Australia

A buzzing district which is packed full of cool shops, restaurants, cafes and bars; The Rocks is a must visit for those looking for a good time as well as a nice atmosphere.  It is a creative and cultural hub, with plenty of museums and tours if you are interested in the history.

However, simply meandering the laneways and visiting the pubs, heritage buildings, and other attractions is a great way to spend a day and/or evening.

Many travel agencies, such as Flight Centre, can arrange flights and tailor-made vacations to Sydney which can incorporate all of these must-visit destinations and more.  Sydney is a fantastic poster for Australia and one of the hottest tourist destinations in the world.

Hands down, these are some of its greatest destinations but don’t be fooled as, just like New York City, there are still plenty of places to discover at this amazing destination!

Have you ever been to these best places in Sydney during your vacation?