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  • 1. Darling Harbour / Casino

    What you now have is an Entertainment Centre, Sydney Aquarium, Star City Casino, IMAX Theatre (pic 4), Powerhouse Museum, 5 star accommodation - and that's just to name a few! There are also pleasant...

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  • 2. Parks / Gardens

    So I turned and walked through a tunnel beneath the railway and started to climb the stairs up beside a park landscaped into the slope. Halfway up I traversed this park over to the next ascending...

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  • 3. Zoo / Wildlife

    The one activity that was a must for me during our visit to Sydney was getting up close and personal with a Koala. On my Birthday trip in 2007; Chris took me to Taronga park for my first Koala...

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  • 4. Sydney Harbour

    I loved that I could see so many lighthouses from the ferry to Manly. Some of them I could identify, but some of them I could not. It was just interesting to see so many different types of aids to...

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  • 5. Walks

    We started at the Rose Bay end, alighting at the ferry wharf and trudging along the footpath until we reached Tivoli Avenue. Here you should turn left and head down to the waters edge which is where...

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  • 6. Sydney Suburbs

    You can follow the walk around down below on your way to or from Clifton Gardens or, if you want to chack out some lovely real estate, you can climb the stairs and walk along Iluka Road. We chose to...

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  • 7. Beaches

    New tourists to Australia will undoubtedly have this iconic image of Bondi Beach with sunny skies, scantily clad people and benign surf. However, as you can clearly see from the pictures, Bondi Beach...

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  • 8. Sight Seeing

    These walks show you more of Australia in one go than is possible anywhere else in my opinion. You get to see how people live and how animals exist side by side. Speaking of animals, the harmless...

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  • 9. Cathedrals / Churches

    St. Mary's is a large cathedral designed and decorated to European standards. See the travelogue for more pictures. Its quite a large cathedral, but had a large section under maintenance while I was...

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  • 10. Newcastle area / Hunter Valley

    There's another harbour about 2 hours north of Sydney. It's my home town actually. This is an eyecatcher at night. This welcoming scupture aimed at seafaring folk casts its genial purple light every...

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  • 11. Fountains / Monuments

    Commissioned by the Women's Pioneer Society of Australasia in recognition of the courage and endurance displayed by the pioneer women. Part of the BiCentennial celebrations it was unveiled in 1988 by...

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  • 12. Sydney Harbour Bridge

    Without a doubt, this is one of the best views of the city you can get. You could actually go higher than the view I show here, by paying the extra money and going to one of the observation platforms....

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  • 13. Blue Mountains

    Hi, I was in Sydney in September. There are lots of interesting places around Sydney. Before visiting, I did research via internet and found many interesting tours on web site...

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  • 14. Opera House / Circular Quay

    This building is something of an enigma. Firstly, it's unavoidable. Every tourist coming here wants to see it and, when you do, it's certainly and eyecatcher. Yet beneath the stunning surface lie more...

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  • 15. Sydney Skyline

    Checkout videos Stunning Sydney Harbour @ http://beta.tripvids.tv/ViewVideo.aspx?MediaId=260. Capturing the beauty and elegance of Sydney harbour. Sydney has one of the most beautiful skylines of the...

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  • 16. Historic Buildings

    When you're wandering the outer headlands of the harbour you're guaranteed to come across old military establishments designed in bygone times for the defence of the harbour. To quote the National...

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  • 17. Markets / Shopping

    In 1966, SFM moved from the Haymarket area of Sydney to its current location at Blackwattle Bay, Pyrmont. In those days, fish were sold using the labour intensive, traditional ‘voice’ auction system....

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  • 18. The Rocks

    If it's history you're after then you'll undoubtedly have The Rocks pencilled in as a "must-see" on your itinerary and rightly so. Though much of it was rescued just in time before the developers got...

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  • 19. Night Skyline

    I love this picture of the Sydney Harbour Bridge at night. The picture was taken from our suite at the Sydney Marriott, Circular Quay. The sky was so clear and the lights were so bright, made for a...

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  • 20. Museums / Galleries

    Some people can truly be listed as national treasures. The lady pictured here was one such person. This art work is significant inasmuch as it won Australia's most prestigious art award, the Archibald...

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  • 21. Historic Background Info''

    On September 23, 1786 John Newton – the man who penned Amazing Grace – approached Rev Richard Johnson with a vision for Johnson to be the chaplain and missionary on the first fleet of convicts being...

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  • 22. AMP Tower / Centrepoint

    When one's walking about the city of Sydney, there is always something that catches your attention.. Shopping at high priced boutiques or high skyscrapers or just simply watching people passing by...

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  • 23. Chinatown

    Dixon Street. That's where it's at but, having said that, you can go a few blocks either way and still be where it's at. Dixon Street has the advantage of being sealed off from traffic so it has a...

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  • 24. Olympic Park

    When I was in Australia I was thinking to realize a crazy dream: assist to the Olympic Games Sydney2000. But how to do? All my Aussie locals friends told me that they will be impossible to get tickets...

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  • 25. Festivals / Parades

    This is the 2012 version of an annual sculpture show that can be viewed between Bondi and Tamarama. Though it's a relatively short walk, it certainly is scenic and definitely worth a look. The price...

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