Located at 2 Murray Street (Darling Harbour), the Australian National Maritime Museum's
seven core exhibition themes have been carefully selected to represent the diversity of
Australian maritime heritage.
One of the most famous beaches in the world is easily accessible from Kings Cross. Take
the short train ride to Bondi Junction then hop on a bus to the beach.
One of Sydney's most visited attractions is the Observation Deck and restaurant; which at
305 metres high, is the highest observation deck in the Southern Hemisphere. You can see
right across the city of Sydney and, on a clear day, all the way to the Blue Mountains in
Darling Harbour is host to over 700 events of some descritpion in an average year. There's
always plenty happening, lots to see and do, great shopping and over 50 places to eat and
drink in one of Sydney's most popular recreation spots.
Manly is 12 minutes by Jetcat, or 25 minutes by ferry, from Sydney's Circular Quay. With
plenty of restaurants, a choice of accommodation to suit you budget, ocean surf or safe
shelterd beaches within walking distance and a variety of shops and nightlife, Manly is
also a holiday destination in its own right.
Old Sydney Town:
To stroll through the streets and meet the residents of Old Sydney Town, travel one hour
north of Sydney and 200 years back in time.
Royal Botanic Gardens:
The Royal Botanic Gardens has an exciting range of public programs and special events held
throughout the year in the Sydney Gardens, Mount Annan Botanic Garden and Mount Tomah
Botanic Garden. Enhance your experience at the Gardens and enjoy illustrated talks,
stimulating workshops, fine music and theatre, fun family entertainment and creative
learning for kids.
Get up close and personal with Grey Nurse Sharks in Sydney Aquarium's floating underwater
tunnel. Open every day from 9am to 10pm -- use Market St or King St access (Sydney
Explorer Bus Stop 21).
Perched high on Observatory Hill, the Sydney Observatory's regular program of exhibitions,
films, talks and night viewings gives you a glimpse of the history of astronomy and a
chance to explore some of the most advanced technology of our time.
The Sydney Opera House is first and foremost a working performing arts venue. As such,
guided tours are subject to theatre availability and may be cancelled or curtailed at
short notice due to performances, rehearsals or other activities in the building. But you
can always take the virtual tour.
Taronga Zoo, with about 380 species and over 2200 individual animals, is approximately 12
minutes by ferry from Circular Quay, or you can catch a bus from Wynyard bus station.