Getting Around Sydney

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    Ocean liners are fairly popular

    by unravelau Written Apr 3, 2007

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    On a recent trip to Sydney I was fortunate to see a passenger liner being docked by tug boats. As the name implies, they (tug boats), do tug, but quite often push and shove too.....What a mess they would make if the captains of the tugs.....they would be pilots I guess, lost concentration just as they were doing the last shove.

    Tugs doing their job at Sydney Circular Quay.

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    Wheelchair Hire

    by FleurFox Written Jan 23, 2007

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    For those who need any type of wheelchair or motorised scooter, you can hire them from Bova Living.
    It is situated 45 mins out of the centre of Sydney, but it is cheap and the people are nice.

    A standard Wheelchair is around $20 a week.

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  • Getting around Sydney

    by mprice14 Written Oct 17, 2005

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    Ok the best tip i got when i arrived at Sydney was to get a weekley travel pass from the Train Station. This ticket covered all buses, mosts train and even a few of the ferries.

    For around $30 you can go wrong for a week. There is a huge area for you to travel in with this ticket, its much cheaper and faster than taxis and although walking is probably the best way round the city you will never know how useful these tickets are.

    If you arent sure whether you would get your moneys worth try it for a week. A couple of ferries or buses out of the centre of the city and you'vegot it back.

    Getting to Bondi usually involves getting a bus and a train from the city.

    Honestly, one of if not the best purchase i made whilst staying in the city!

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    by BerniShand Written Feb 22, 2005

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    When you visit the Taronga zoo be sure to take a ride up from the ferry by cable car for an ariel view of the zoo and stunning views over the harbour
    the cars slow down at the stations but dont stop completely, but there is someone at hand to help you hop on or off, [there is a bus service up to the zoo if you dont like cable cars]

    Buy a zoo pass, this includes return ferry trip, cable car or bus, and zoo entry for A$28.40 this can be bought at the ticket kiosk at Circular Quay among other places

    take a sky safari
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    Light Rail to Casino

    by yellowbell Written Feb 20, 2005

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    I got my ticket for the Light Rail at the kiosk in Central Station. It is useful for those who want to go to Chinatown (pls see my shopping tip), Star Casino and Fish Market. You can also view the ANZAC bridge. If you want to go to Darling Harbour, it's best to take the Monorail as the Light Rail will require you at least 10 mins. walk.
    The Light Rail also takes you to the residential part (more quiet part) of Sydney.

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    Sydney Harbour Bridge

    by b1bob Written Feb 22, 2004

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    Many cities are defined by their bridges: New York by the Brooklyn Bridge, San Francisco by the Golden Gate, and Sydney by the Harbour Bridge. For its time (the early 1930s), the Sydney Harbour Bridge was an engineering marvel. Before it was built, the only link between downtown and the residential area was by ferry or a very circuitous roadway. The Harbour Bridge is not only a more convenient way to get from point A to point B, but, together with the Opera House, an integral part of the skyline.

    Sydney Harbour Bridge

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    Boating in sydneys northern waterways .

    by laughingsun69 Written Feb 8, 2004

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    Hi a great way to explore the northern waterways of sydney is by hire boat and in this case im talking about small runabout craft more for the adventurer types, there suitable for fishing or just exploring and are reasonably cheap for a day outing,just bring your own food and drinks everything else is supplied like safety gear and petrol.Theres lots of secluded bays and beaches for swimming or for a picnic just clean up after youve finished as its national park area and beaware of fire restrictions in the summer months .
    prices start at around 30$ to 80$ aus for the day and the boats can hold 4 people .

    akuna bay boat hire.
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    • Water Sports
    • Fishing

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    not-so-exciting scenic skyway

    by eelaine Written Oct 14, 2003

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    for those who want to see the lovely views around the blu mountain in comfort, there's a cable car called scenic skyway that will give you a glimpse of various attractive sites such as three Sisters, katoomba falls, mt solitary and orphan rock.. however, the ride offers less excitement than the rest.. costs aud$10 per trip..

    the scenic skyway..

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    huge and steep cable car..

    by eelaine Written Oct 14, 2003

    in blue mountains, the sceniscender is another way to get from the top of the mountain to the mine village or the other way around.. pretty nice view from here but not as exciting as the railway.. costs aud$6 per trip..

    nice views from the sceniscender..

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    Take Off

    by jeffmartinartist Written Nov 2, 2007

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    I always fly Qantas and did this sketch as we took off from Sydney. A very fast work that I am very pleased with.

    Not really a tip is it!

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