The Ultimate Sydney Bucket List for Your Aussie Adventure

Each year
millions of tourists flock to Australia’s most famous metropolis in
search of the country’s iconic sights and experiences. It is The City
to visit if you want to immerse yourself right at the heart of
Australia’s hip and urban coastal city scene. Be wowed by world-class
architecture, lay-back at one of the globe’s most famous beaches and
simply absorb the unique atmosphere that drowns the city. Collect your
camper from the Cruisin’ Sydney office and start ticking those once-in-a-lifetime encounters off your Sydney bucket list now.  

Climb the world’s most famous bridge

If you
have a keen nose for sniffing out adventure this activity is for you and
is simply a must-have iconic Sydney encounter. Slip into a safety suit
and climb the ‘Old Coathanger’ for majestic panoramic views 134 metres
above sea level. You can’t take your camera with you but they’ll snap a
photo for you so you can relive the moment for years to come.

Soak up the rays at Bondi Beach

Just a
short ride from the city centre you will discover perhaps the world’s
most famous stretch of sand and water; infamous Bondi Beach. Find
yourself a patch of sand and settle in for a day of fun in the sun. This
laidback beach is known for its babes, great waves and party-like
atmosphere. You might even see Bondi Rescue being filmed by Aussie’s
most famous lifeguards.

Take a ferry to Manly

Escape the
hustle and bustle of the CBD and jump on board a ferry ride to the
uber-cool and refreshing suburb of Manly. The ferry ride itself is
simply a must-have experience and offers magnificent views of the Sydney
Harbour Bridge and Opera House from the water. Explore Manly Beach, get
lost in the seaside boutiques and drink in the relaxed charm of this
renowned suburb.

Visit ‘The Rocks’

Experience
a range of atmospheric and elegant bars at The Rocks just minutes from
the Quay. Take your own picnic and enjoy lunch with a view directly
under the Harbour bridge. This corner of Sydney is packed with beautiful
old-world architecture and simply oozes character.

Enjoy a zoo with a view at Taronga

Taronga
Zoo is located just minutes from the heart of the city and is well worth
a place on your Sydney Bucket List. The zoo offers plenty to do for
everyone in the family including animal encounters where you can get up
close and personal with the zoos residents, shows, tours and the
ultimate tree top adventure. If it’s your first time up close and
personal with Aussie’s most unique wildlife, take the Australian
Walkabout Tour that will introduce you to famous wildlife including the
kangaroo, echidna, wallaby and koala.

Get up close and personal with the opera house

The Opera
House might just be one of Australia’s most recognised man-made
structures. A visit to Sydney just wouldn’t be complete without paying a
visit to this world-renowned Aussie icon. You can experience
magnificent views of the Opera House at the Quay and they also conduct a
variety of tours and experiences including a VIP backstage pass.

 Visit 12,000 animals at Sydney Sea Life Aquarium

Home to
over 100 metres of glass viewing tunnels, the Sydney Sea Life Aquarium
is the perfect day out for everyone in the family. As you wander along
the corridor you will encounter sharks, rays, turtles and well as
sealife unique to different regions of Australia. If you want to take
your visit to the next level and make it truly memorable, enjoy the
Shark Reef Snorkel Experience where you will get face-to-fin with
sharks, sawfish and a variety of unique tropical fish from the Great
Barrier Reef region.

Sydney Tower Eye and Skywalk

If you
have your heart set on spectacular panoramic views of Sydney, venture
268 metres above the city to the Sydney Skywalk where you will be
rewarded. Absorb the magnificence of the Sydney Quay from this vantage
point and even watch as the sun sinks below the horizon in the evening.

Take a turn around Darling Harbour

Located
just a short walk from the CBD you will stumble across renowned Darling
Harbour. Here you will find stunning restaurants, fantastic shopping
facilities and entertainment for everyone in the family. It is well
worth a visit at night to see the city’s skyline lit up and reflecting
in the harbour.