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Tigerair operates daily flights to Sydney from 8 major cities. Visit the iconic Opera House, explore the Eastern beaches and other trendy suburbs and foody eateries.
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Sydney Airport (often referred to as Sydney Kingsford Smith) is a busy one, with tons of flights coming in daily. To help you navigate your way out of it here are the options available to get into the city:
Hop on a train - the easiest and fastest way to get into the city. Sydney Airport uses the airport link train service to get you where we need to go quickly and comfortably. The station for domestic travel is underground and sandwiched between the t2 and t3 terminal and is super easy to find just follow the signs. You can get to the domestic terminal from the “arrivals” level and there’s a train leaving every 10 minutes so you won’t miss a chance to get into Sydney. It only costs about $16.00 per person (one-way) and takes about 13 minutes to get to Sydney.
Grab a taxi - the most expensive option but probably easier if you’re unsure of where you’re going. A taxi to Sydney’s CBD will cost around $50.00, give or take. There are always taxi drivers waiting outside to drive into Sydney right next to the t2 terminal. If you go with the cab option, you may even get a driver who can give you some tips on things to do and places to see.
Get on the bus - if a train or cab doesn’t sound like an option, you can get on the bus. The local bus stops that drive into Sydney are outside of the t3 terminal. A single bus ticket only costs about $2-$6 for a single one-way ticket and is definitely the cheapest option available.
Sydney is one of the most popular travel destinations in Australia. Everybody knows Sydney which is made famous by the iconic Opera House and of course, the hit movie “crocodile dundee.” But what are you going to do once you get to Sydney? Sydney has tons to do so keep reading and take some notes.
Sydney Opera House - the well-known Sydney Opera House is a must see. With a huge assortment of operas, music, theatres, dance and more we’ll always have the opportunity to be entertained. They even have bars, shops, tours, and restaurants so it’s the place to go to get a taste of Sydney, catch a show, and have fun.
Harbour Bridge (bridge climb) - This thing is made of 52,800 tons of steel and has about 200,000 cars cross it every day, it’s huge and it’s actually possible to it! From the summit you can see the whole city and your adrenaline will be pumping as you take it all in. Don’t miss this- it’s one of the coolest things you can do in Sydney.
Taronga Zoo - this is much more than a zoo, it’s a Sydney icon. With gorgeous views of the harbor, educational talks, shows, and tours it’s a great way to spend the day. You can even sleep at the zoo in their safari tents. It’s only 12 minutes outside of Sydney and is accessible by ferry, train, bus or car.
Sydney Tower Eye (Centrepoint) - the Sydney Tower Eye is one of the most recognized parts of the Sydney skyline. The massive tower (309 meters tall) has shops, restaurants, a coffee lounge, and even an observation deck. The skywalk at the top is an outdoor adventure you have to check out. It’s 268 meters up in the air and makes you feel like a bird flying over the city when you look down.
Ferry trips - Sydney’s harbor is its most precious possession. It’s stunning. There are about 28 ferries that cruise through the harbor and you’ll be sorry if we don’t check out at least a few of them. No trip to Sydney is complete without cruising between wharves and beaches on the ferries. A harbor ferry is the only way to truly experience Sydney, including the reliably warm and sunny weather.
Vivid Sydney - this is Sydney’s 2 ½ week festival of music, lights, and ideas with about 1.5 million attending each year. It puts on music shows, art events, and hosts creative speakers that will appeal to the artist in everyone.
New Year’s fireworks - Sydney’s fireworks over the harbor have helped put the city on the map. The fireworks display uses 7 tons of fireworks to create an unforgettable experience. if you’re in the city you can watch from almost anywhere.
Sporting events - Aussies love their sports. When you’re in Sydney there’s plenty to do and watch from cricket to AFC Asian football. No sports enthusiast will be let down by what Sydney has to offer.
Bondi - Bondi offers dining, shopping, nightlife, and of course- spectacular golden sands and perfect waves. it’s a go-to for surfing, walking, backpacking and bar hopping.
Manly - manly is a beach the whole family can enjoy because it offers everything. it has an ocean pool that is sheltered, an aquarium, yummy food and plenty of scenic walking paths.
Coogee - Coogee is a beach with shimmering sands and a favorite destination for surfers, snorkelers and scuba divers. It has shops and a cinema too - fun for everyone.
Northern Beaches - Sydney’s northern beaches are world famous scenic destinations for any traveler. With the ocean on one side and the Pittwater on the other side, you’ll definitely want to bring your camera.
Pitt St. Mall - Pitt St. is in the center of the city and is one of the busiest and most diverse malls in Sydney. It has more than 600 shops so, bring your wallet and enjoy.
Westfield (Pitt St., Bondi, Chatswood) - this is the ultimate shopping experience in Sydney with international brands, shops, dining, and even free valet service.
Darlinghurst - full of restaurants, bars, and fashion boutiques - Darlinghurst is an inner-city Sydney must visit suburb. It’s a hive of activity that is a tourist favorite.
Darling Harbor Harborside - located in Sydney’s darling harbor, Harborside is packed full of places to eat, shop, and be entertained.
CBD - this is Sydney’s “central business district” which is referred to as “the city” by most locals. if we want to go out for an evening that’s unforgettable- this is the place to do it.
Surry Hills - Surry Hills is an affluent suburb in Sydney that’s also a nightlife destination for many. There’s plenty of places to eat and drink and be merry for us to visit and no shortage of fun to be had in Surry Hills.
Kings Cross - Otherwise referred to as “The Cross” by the locals, it’s where things get wild and crazy. it’s a vibrant night life center known for catering to those seeking “adult entertainment.” be careful and play nice.
Oxford St. – known for its gay bars and colourful cabarets, it’s another lively part of town which plays host to a great party atmosphere.
Whether you’re staying for a weekend or a week, have fun exploring Sydney!