Are you looking for things to do in Sydney? I had my heart set on Australia’s harbour city from the first time I visited back in 2001. Since finally moving here permanently in 2016 and house sitting in over 50 different suburbs, I’ve explored this beautiful and diverse city from top to bottom.
Take a look through the categories and blog posts below to discover Sydney’s best beaches, walks, places to visit and weekend getaways.
1. Where to Stay in Sydney
Sydney is a beautiful but enormous city! If you’re planning a trip, make sure you read my guide on the best places to stay in Sydney! It includes the best areas as well as accommodation options.
2. Sydney Walks & Beaches
One of the things that surprised me the most about Sydney was the amount of beautiful hikes, not to mention over 100 amazing beaches!
With miles of stunning coastline and an abundance of bushland and national parks, you can immerse yourself in nature in Sydney without even leaving the city. Browse through the guides below for inspiration.
Beautiful Bangalley Head Walk: Northern Beaches’ Highest Point
Bondi to Coogee Walk & Sculpture by the Sea
Cronulla Beach Walk: Sydney’s Paradise Peninsula
15 Best Walks in Sydney (Under 10km)
Stunning Walk to West Head Lookout in Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park
Gorgeous Mosman Bay to Cremorne Point Walk
3. Things to Do in Sydney
If you’re looking for an interesting day out in Sydney, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the range of pretty beach suburbs, fun city attractions and beautiful harbourside scenery. Check out my recommendations below for ideas.
Places to Visit in Sydney
Brighton-Le-Sands Guide: Sydney’s Mediterranean!
Cockatoo Island Sydney Guide: Fascinating Convict History
Kurnell Day Trip Guide: Amazing Beach & Hikes
Visit Dangar Island: Sydney’s Best-Kept Secret
The Best Things to Do in Watsons Bay Sydney on a Fun Day Trip
La Perouse Sydney Guide: Visit Beaches, Markets & Bare Island
Royal National Park
4. Move to Sydney
If you’re thinking of moving to Sydney, my guides below will help you decide if it’s the right city for you, as well as help you choose the best suburb to live in. I’ve lived in Sydney since 2016 and house sat in over 50 different suburbs, so I’ve experienced life first-hand all across the city!
If you’re considering moving to other cities instead, click the button below to read my guide on where to live in Australia.
Featured Sydney Video
5. Trips from Sydney
Situated in beautiful New South Wales, Sydney is surrounded by amazing places to visit. Take a look through the guides below for ideas on the best NSW getaways, or click the button to check out my NSW page for even more destinations.