10 things you can't miss in sydney, australia


It's about time I write a travel guide for my new home base in Australia! This travel guide walks you through 10 things to do in Sydney that you won't want to miss on your visit. If you're spending 3 days in Sydney, you might have to cut some of the day trips, but 5 days is perfect. Sydney itself is very similar to LA: verrrry spread out! So, you can scrape the surface of Sydney in 3 days with these 10 recommendations, so it's definitely doable if you're doing a bigger Australia trip, but my recommendation would be 5 or 6 days if you want to hit the gorgeous gems Sydney has to offer, including some pretty spectacular spots that would be great for a day or half day trip. So, here are my recommendations:

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1. CLIMB OR WALK THE HARBOUR BRIDGE

There's two ways to do this, depending on your budget. The Harbour Bridge Climb is a pretty unique, yet expensive (> $300 AUD), bucket list item for many, but you can also do this in a more budget friendly way walk over the bridge for free and walk up to the Plyon Lookout (costs $15 AUD) to get a similar view. Click here for my Harbour Bridge Walk guide