Sydney is a thriving metropolis that boasts some of the Southern Hemisphere's best surf, landmarks and activities.
Whether you're looking to watch a show at the iconic Opera House or take to the waves at Bondi Beach or explore trendy areas like The Rocks and Darling Harbour, Sydney features something for everyone.
In addition to tons of beaches and top-notch restaurants and bars, Australia's most populous city features an array of things to do. Thrill-seekers can participate in heartpounding activities like a Sydney Harbour Bridge climb, while visitors looking tounwind will appreciate a relaxing day at Coogee or Manly Beach or a peaceful stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens. There's also plenty of seasonal Sydney festivals and events to experience, such as Sculpture by the Sea, the Festival of the Windsand the Night Noodle Markets. Whether you're looking to enjoy a rugby match, hit up the city's museums or lounge on a beach, Sydney's got you covered.
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AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL MARITIME
The museum's guides offer a wealth of knowledgeabout each of the docked ships. Children can inside participate in an array of kid-friendly events and activities, including a after dark treasure hunts, themed arts and crafts projects and interactive artifact experiences.
The permanent galleries are free to enter, access to the Australian National Maritime Musem's ships and rotating exhibits requires a ticket.
Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (6 p.m. in January), the museum houses restroom facilities and its own open-air cafe, but Darling Harbour's restaurants arealso within walking distance.
A parking complex (additional fee applies) sits nearby, and for those taking public transit, the No. 389 bus stop and the Pyrmont Bay light rail station are just steps away.