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Things to do in Sydney

In any time of the year Sydney is a great holiday destination. Things to do in Sydney are numerous and here are five destinations you simply must see.

1. Aboriginal culture

Aboriginal culture

Corroboree is a new festival held in Sydney in November and it lasts ten days. It celebrates new and old Aboriginal culture throughout numerous performances and exhibitions that show Aboriginal film, music, art, dance and fashion. Besides this festival, you can visit many theaters and museums which show cast Aboriginal culture, like Aboriginal Heritage Museum, Bangarra Dance Theater or Aboriginal Wildlife Tour at Taranga ZOO.

3. Cuckatoo Island

Cuckatoo Island

This is the largest island in Sydney and recently has been added to the World - Heritage list. It's accessible by ferry and it has one of the Australia's biggest shipyards. It also has important history buildings, like convict workshops and prison cells. Visitor Centre is open daily from 10 am until 4 pm.

5. WILD LIFE Sydney


This is the unique experience in the center of the city. In this ZOO you can encounter some of the most lovable animals in Australia, like koalas, crocodiles, emus and many more. Opening times are 9 am until 6 pm.

2. Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

This is probably the most recognizable sites in the whole Australia, one of the greatest triumphs in contemporarily architecture. This opera house is home to about 1,600 performances every year including opera, music, theater and so on. The Sydney Opera House is open every day at 9 am until late and is closed only for Good Friday and Christmas.

4. Icebergs Dining Room and Bar

Icebergs Dining Room and Bar

You can have a dinner or drink here with the panoramic view of iconic world beaches. This becomes unique dining experience and celebration for your eyes and palate. It's open daily so you can enjoy the view and the food when ever you feel like.

List of things to do in Sydney is rather long and you need much time too see it all, but these five are worth seeing the most. It's actually very obvious why Sydney is the most attractive city in the world!

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