30 Best Tourist Attractions in Sydney

Sydney tourist attractions and places to visit

Situated on Australia’s east coast, Sydney is the country’s largest and most popular city, visited by millions of tourists each year.

What sets Sydney apart from other cities are the beautiful and world-famous Harbour, the unique landmarks such as the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, a great climate, and a stunning coastline with countless beaches.

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Discover the Islands in Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour islands

Sydney Harbour and its islands hold a wealth of history, and we can learn so much about the evolution and growth of Sydney by visiting, or otherwise reading about, these islands.

Some of Sydney Harbour’s islands can be visited, while others can’t. Some of them aren’t even islands anymore, as they have been reclaimed and are now part of the mainland.

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Visit Carrington Falls and Nellies Glen in Budderoo National Park

Carrington Falls and Nellies Glen

Carrington Falls is a beautiful plunge waterfall on the Kangaroo River in Budderoo National Park, located around 150km south of Sydney.

A short and easy walking track with viewing platforms offers visitors panoramic views of the waterfall and the surrounding valley.

Nearby Nellies Glen on the other side of the river also deserves a visit, with a picnic area and various walking tracks with lookout points to explore.

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10 Best Waterfalls in and Around Sydney You Need to Visit

Best waterfalls in Sydney

Sydney has a lot to offer when it comes to beautiful natural scenery. The coastline, the beaches, the mountains, the valleys, as a Sydney-sider you have an endless amount of options for great day trips to undertake.

Chasing waterfalls is a fun way to go out and about and discover the beauty and variety of Sydney’s national parks. To help you get inspired, we have selected ten of the prettiest waterfalls in and around Sydney that you can get very close to.

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