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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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Australian Museum General Entry Ticket
"Arrive at the Australian Museum at a time that suits you — your ticket is valid anytime the museum is open and includes entrance to the permanent exhibits. Three floors house some of the more than 18 million items in the museum’s collection including priceless fossils and unusual artifacts. The minerals collection alone holds more than 53000 specimens from Australia and abroad.In the Surviving Australia exhibition marvel at massive animals that once roamed Australia including giant wombats and echidnas. See live animals such as a baby freshwater crocodile a python and lizards; then find out how the most dangerous creatures hunt their prey. The Indigenous Australians and Garrigarrang Sea Country exhibits provides an in-depth look at the Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders
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Bag Snatching / Pickpockets Tips (18)

Watch Out For Theives.

Unfortunately, like all capital cities, Sydney has thieves so be careful to keep your belongings safe. Do not leave valuables unattended even for a moment. Also be aware of those around you. Also a...
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Oct 22, 2016

Normal City

There's nothing especially dangerous about Sydney, and it feels completely safe and relaxed around the centre, especially during the day. There are a few parts that have bad reputations, but they are...
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May 28, 2015

Watch your belongings, Ladies !

Take a closer look at these photos that I took in the Royal Botanical Gardens of Sydney. These young ladies (maybe in the autralian school-uniform ?) were a bit annoyed by the fact that they thought...
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Oct 19, 2014

Safe/Unsafe areas

Sydney is mostly safe, apart from some dodgy areas. Here are some areas that you should avoid and places you should be safe:SAFE:South Sydney (Cronulla, Woolooware, Sutherland). East Sydney (Vaucluse,...
Dec 04, 2011

Places in Sydney to avoid

I've lived in Sydney all my life and I love it. There are certainly a few areas travellers should avoid unless they know what they are doing.Many of the suburbs between Blacktown and Penrith are rough...
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Nov 30, 2010


Be wary of the areas mentioned - however dont forget petty thieves have cars and catch trains too. Middle class suburbs have bag snatching on quiet, tree-lined streets, even in the daytime (less...
Jan 14, 2007

Redfern caution required

Redfern is one stop from Central Station. There have been some big conflicts there lately between local indigenous Australians and the police.Redfern has always had it's problems. Generally it is a...
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Oct 27, 2006

Hyde Park

Going to Hyde Park is only recommendable during day, neither at dusk nor in the night or at dawn the park is very safe! There are several bag snatchers lingering around. I just saw a guy who was...
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Sep 02, 2006

Walking in Refern

Refern is notorious for trouble, especially at night.If you can avoid it, then that is the best option. Otherwise, take extra care with your wallets and handbags and try to avoid eye contact with most...
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Jul 29, 2006

Dodgy areas of Sydney

I have lived here all my life and i love it. Some areas to avoid - Redfern without a doubt, no reason why tourists would go there anyway.King's Cross is an experience, just watch your back and you...
Apr 04, 2005


Ever you driving, the bag snatching will snatch your bag through the window or open your door........~~Dont forget lock the door when you driving in Sydney~~ Specially in King CrossWhen you call the...
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Jul 03, 2004

Common sense

Just use common sense like every place else you would go. I don't know that crime is a problem in Sydney, but whenever I go abroad, I wear a neck wallet, sometimes putting a cheap (and empty) wallet...
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Apr 05, 2004
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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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