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Sydney overview

Sydney instantly captivates you from the moment you gaze across its magnificent harbour, cruise along its glistening waterways and relax on its beautiful beaches. Then gradually pulls at your heartstrings with its unique character and desirable lifestyle.

Epitomised by the iconic symbols of the Opera House and the spectacular Sydney Harbour Bridge, this thriving city spoils you with fantastic shopping, a vibrant nightlife and cutting-edge dining. Enjoy brunch in a waterfront café in the Rocks quarter, sip cocktails in a trendy bar at Darling Harbour or pack a picnic and join the locals at picturesque Shelly Beach. Take a drive out to the Blue Mountains and make the most of fantastic fly-drive opportunities at your disposal.

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The Rocks
The Rocks

The Rocks

Where Sydney began, this area contains more historical buildings than anywhere else in the city. Wander the cobblestone lanes and discover a haven of specialty stores, galleries and boutiques offering everything from handmade candles to Aboriginal artefacts. The Sydney Harbour Bridge and Observatory Hill tower above, as does the range of 5 star hotels lining the beautiful waters edge. Sit and relax in a park and enjoy the city's best harbour views.

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