Looking for adventure? Spend your next vacation in Sydney, Australia. Travelers can enjoy all the romance, beauty and relaxation of other destinations; however, in Sydney guests can take part in activities found nowhere else in the world.
If you are athletic, and not afraid of heights, you can take in a great view by climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Once guests make it to the top, they can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Sydney skyline. At the foot of the famous Blue Mountains a channel has been created to provide guests with a wild whitewater river rafting experience. Experienced rafters and kayakers can enjoy the thrill that comes from conquering white waters.
While in Sydney, spend a little time on the water. On the harbour travelers can ride the ferry, take a cruise, or rent a kayak. Feel the need for speed? Take a high-speed jet boat trip on the harbour. If you wish to view the waters from above, tourists can take a seaplane flight from Rose Bay to Palm Beach. If you take a flight at dawn or dusk, you can enjoy a beautiful romantic view. Athletic types can enjoy a cycling tour through the city, or around the beautiful harbour shores. There is also plenty of fun to be had in the water as well. Put on a wetsuit and enjoy a snorkeling tour. Guided shore and boat diving is another thrilling option.
If you plan to bring the kids along, don’t fret. There are plenty of exciting kid-friendly attractions in Sydney. Sydney is home to the world’s largest IMAX movie screen. Take the kids to enjoy a one of a kid 3-D experience. You and your children can enjoy views from Sydney Tower. The structure is 250 meters tall. At the Sydney Aquarium you can walk underwater and discover a collection of entirely Australian aquatic life. There are 12,000 marine animals housed at the aquarium. The aquarium features dozens of sharks, many over 3.5 meters. Your children might also enjoy the Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, home to 2,900 exotic and native animals. Introduce your children to the rare Western Lowland Gorilla, the Sumatran Tigers, or a snow leopard.
In Sydney you can enjoy typical attractions like live shows, eat at five star restaurants, and lay by the beach. But in Sydney you can also learn to surf, come face to face with sea life, and take a sailing trip. Spend a little time in Sydney, and find out what living is really like.
Sydney Australia Fact Sheet
Population: 4.4 million
Altitude: 137 feet above sea level
Largest city in Australia
State Capital of New South Wales
Area of approximately 12,000 square miles