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Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House
"The 2016 and 2017 opera season promises to exceed all expectations as new stars join favorites from previous seasons to transport audiences to another world. Whether you’re an opera aficionado or just looking to add something special to your Sydney vacat a performance at the Sydney Opera House — a UNESCO World Heritage site — isn't any old night at the opera!Performances take place in the Opera Theatre. With seating for 1547 people the theater is the Sydney Opera House’s second-largest venue. All operas are performed in their original languages (mostly Italian); English subtitles are projected onto a screen above the stage.Bars inside the Sydney Opera House open one hour pr"""Spend an afternoon or evening at the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Sydney Opera House for an amazing performance by Opera Australia. This 2016 and 2017 season includes legendary operas by Mozart Puccini and Verdi
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Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"With a warm and mild climate year-round the open-air double-decker coach tour is a perfect way to sightsee in Sydney and Bondi. Hop aboard the open-top double-decker bus at any of the 34 stops around the city. Enjoy live commentary from your onboard guide as you sit back and relax on the full ride which takes about 90 minutes or hop off to sightsee and explore at your own pace.Discover Sydney's highlights including the Sydney Opera House Sydney Harbour Bridge the historic Rocks district and Sydney’s CBD (Central Business District). Hop off the coach to browse the stores in modern shopping areas or grab a bite to eat at the bustling Sydney Fish Market. Stretch your legs as you stroll around the Royal Botanic G
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Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney and Bondi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"For great views of Sydney and Bondi while you’re in port in Sydney travel around the city in an open-top double-decker bus. The Sydney and Bondi routes take you around the world's most beautiful harbor past towering skyscrapers iconic buildings like the Sydney Opera House the iron-lace terrace houses of Paddington Double Bay’s millionaires’ mansions and legendary Bondi Beach. Sydney’s year-round climate of blue skies and sunshine makes it the ideal location for an open-top bus ride while in port.You can hop on and off as many times as you like aboard both each tour takes approximately 90 minutes and includes interesting on-board commentary. The bus departs every 15 to 20 minutes from each stop and tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use. The tours connect at 100 William Street or Central Station sto
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Scenic Walks Tips (29)

Watson's Bay

We did a day trip to Watson's Bay to meet up with Laura for lunch at Doyle's at the Beach. After lunch Laura had to rush home so we decided to explore more of Watson's Bay. The Bay has some of the...
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Jun 07, 2015

Coastal Walk from Bondi to Coogee

Liz and I decided we wanted to do the Coastal Walk from Bondi to Coogee. We both love the ocean and heard the views along this walk were unsurpassed. We began our walk in Bondi on the Promenade. We...
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Feb 26, 2014

Phantom Falls, Kuringai Creek

Now here's a spot I guarantee you haven't heard of - Phantom Falls; an apt name for an ephemeral cascade. Worth a look if you're a keen bushwalker but not if you're just the average Joe who doesn't...
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Jan 21, 2014

Mueller Track

Here's one I'll wager not many have heard of. It's a 2 hour jaunt (rated medium), starting from the Kur-ing-ai Wildflower Garden. It's a loop down to the creek below and back. Although it's only 3...
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Dec 30, 2013

Mrs. Macquarie's Bushland Walk

On my first morning in Sydney, I arrived at my hostel, exhausted, jet-lagged and in need of a shower. My room at the hostel wasn't ready yet, so I was recommended to talk a walk and explore. I was...
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Sep 13, 2012

Orbit Bar - unlimited free views of Sydney

The higher the better! A good address if you want to admire Sydney from the heights and save some $$$. The great views will cost you only the price of a drink of your choice... compare to the AU$ 25...
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Jan 10, 2012

NSW National Parks

There are numerous National Park areas in Sydney, its surrounds, and New South Wales. The NSW National Parks website (listed below) also includes information on Botanic Gardens, State Forests and...
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Apr 04, 2011

Stroll through Chinatown

One of the groups of people under the most turmoil in Australia would have to be the Chinese. As immigrants to this country, they have gone through many years of battles for the right to immigrate to...
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Apr 04, 2011

Walk, walk and more walking

UM, I love to walk, what can I say. If you do too, you won't be dissappointed in Sydney. There are phenominal coastal trails. Take a ferry from Circular Quay to Mosman Bay, get off anywhere and start...
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Feb 07, 2009

Spit Point to Manly

The Manly Scenic WalkwayThis was a lovely walk, I think I heard about it through the Lonely Planet. After some searching around for the right bus, which takes you over the Sydney Harbour Bridge the...
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Jun 22, 2007

Wastons Bay and The Gap

Take a ferry from Circular Quay to Wastons Bay, the view of Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge is great! At Wastons Bay, do not miss The Gap which is just a few minutes walk from the ferry...
Jun 16, 2007

Manly scenic walk from Manly to The Spit;

Get the ferry from Circular Quai to Manly. It's a beautiful boat trip. In Manly get a plan at the tourist office (right at the ferry wharf), walk up to the beach through the shopping street, and then...
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Jun 26, 2006
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Sydney Cricket Ground

During our visit to Sydney in Feb/March 2012; we we fortunate to watch a cricket game here(my first live crisket match). It was Australia vs. India; Australia kicked butt and won. The thing that...
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Australian Museum

It had been a number of years since I had visited the Australian Museum but I was recently drawn back, attracted by the fact that it was hosting a special exhibition, Trailblazers, honouring...
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Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre is a historic theatre locate in the Haymarket. The theatre was built in the 1920's. Musicals, Theatrical performances and concerts are held at the theatre. During our most recent...
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Paddington and Paddington Market

Paddington Paddington is well-known for its residential area of leafy tree lined streets, with large three storey Victorian terraces overhanging the tiny narrow lanes, it is an impressive, stylish...
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Through a combination of cloud murals/etchings and thirty hanging silver spirit figures artist Jason Wing, of Aboriginal and Chinese descent, made a stunning transformation of the 200 metres long...
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Sydney Entertainment Centre

Georgia was excited and honoured to participate in her second Schools Spectacular at the Sydney Entertainment Centre at the end of November 2010. She did this for the first time last year and...
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