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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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Featherdale wildlife park

I strongly wanted to visit this park as, from what I could read about it, it should not look like a zoo but a park where animal were not in cages. I was totally wrong, this is actually just a zoo and...
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Jan 05, 2016

Booking traps Qantas-Jetstar

Be aware that when you book on a domestic flight with Qantas you may actually be taking Jet Star and not Qantas as they are Business linked to each other Qantas is the mother company and Jet Star is...
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Jun 03, 2015

Sydney Backpackers - Wilmot St (off George St)

From a spiel in a backpacker magazine that made it sound great, we pre-booked Sydney Backpackers for 3 nights in a 4 bed dorm, Oct 2003. I'll give its good points first: very close to Town Hall train...
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Oct 08, 2003

Fox Studios might be...

Fox Studios might be considered a tourist trap because there doesn't seem to be too much there that is unique to Australia. There aren't that many restaurants or shops. There was a private party at...
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Aug 26, 2002

FOX STUDIOS. The southern...

FOX STUDIOS. The southern hemisphere version of Universal Studios. It's great that Sydney is becoming intertwined with Hollywood with productions like Babe 2 and MI2. Unfortunately, this attraction...
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Aug 24, 2002

Sydney Harbour Bridge is the...

Sydney Harbour Bridge is the world's largest (but not longest) steel arch bridge, and, in its beautiful harbour location, has become a renowned international symbol of Australia. It's total length...
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Mar 05, 2003
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Getting Your GST Back

Not really a trap but keep in mind that in order to get your GST back (Goods and Services Tax) you have to spend at least $300.00 in one store. I did this and had various receipts because I went back...
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Jun 21, 2007

Absolutely none

I have travelled to many countries around the world and I can easily say I experienced the least troubles in Sydney than I even experience in my home in London. Everyone is so helpful and so friendly....
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Mar 22, 2005

Hotel Internet

Ok - so it is the same the world over. DON'T use the hotel internet - especially at the big, flash hotels. They were going to charge about $10 Australian (because I wanted to look at a NZ site). So I...
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Apr 29, 2006

Hard Rock Cafe - Not worth your time

I've been at Hard Rocks in *Many* cities around the world and I was least impressed by this one. It was hard to find and in a wierd place in town. It wasn't really by anything else. There was a cool...
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Feb 11, 2007

Leaving your Sydney pocket...

Leaving your Sydney pocket sized map (that they hand out at the airport) in your hotel room and needing to know where to meet someone after you're miles away!! Don't you hate that??
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Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Sydney

7 Hickson Road, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia
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27 O'Connell St, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia
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6 Cowper Wharf Rd, (formerly W Hotel), Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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93 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia
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77 York St, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia
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11 Jamison St, (formerly Rydges Jamison Sydney), Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia
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Blue Mountains - Daytrip

The scenically stunning Blue Mountains are absolutely worth a visit should you come Sydney and I recommend, in your planning, that you allow more than a day, especially if you enjoy hiking or want to...
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Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo is a short ferry trip from Circular Quay, but other than having very interesting animals, the zoo is also a great vantage point for pictures of the Sydney Harbour. The view is...
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Harbour Bridge

There are two options in terms of climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge – either a climb up the south-east Pylon, the one closest to Circular Quay, or the main bridge climb by which you can get to the...
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Sydney Opera House

Australia's worldwide famous manufactured icon, the Sydney Opera House is an exclusive feat of an architectural project and engineering that helps add extremely to the feature of the already scenic...
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Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain

What an amazing sight it must have been, over a million people on the harbour and lining the streets of Sydney for an event, 166 years in the making. On the 26 January 1788 Captain Arthur Phillip had...
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Darling Harbour

The European history of New South Wales, and indeed Australia, will always be traced back to the site of the first British settlement at Sydney Cove (now Circular Quay). That said, it wasn’t long...
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