Sydney

Overview

Sydney is hugged by sandstone headlands, picturesque bays, leafy green suburbs and legendary surf beaches – and of course, at its pulse is the outrageously good-looking, natural harbour. It’s lively, innovative, iconic and spirited; known for its great atmosphere, outdoor lifestyle and fantastic array of multicultural cuisine. As Australia’s largest, oldest and most diverse city, within easy access to stunning coastal and rainforest landscapes, beautiful beaches and an award-winning wine region, Sydney has it all.

Key Facts

Region:

New South Wales

Population:

4.4 million

Getting there:

Sydney Airport is serviced by over 40 international airlines and all domestic carriers. It’s 10 kilometres from the city centre.

 

 

Local food:

The best seafood on offer, including Sydney Rock Oysters and Balmain Bugs.

Famous locals:

Hollywood stars including Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett.

Fun facts:

Sydney is home to people from 180 nations who speak 140 languages. Metropolitan Sydney is one of the largest cities in the world in terms of area – equal in size to London and almost double that of New York.

Gallery

  • Sydney Dreamtime Video
  • Taronga Zoo
  • Blue Mountains
  • Sydney Showreel Video
  • Sydney Harbour
  • Bondi Beach

Average Temperatures

Sydney has a Mediterranean climate. Average maximum temperature:

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature °C 26° 26° 25° 22° 19° 17° 16° 18° 20° 22° 24° 25°
Temperature °F 79° 79° 77° 72° 66° 63° 61° 64° 68° 72° 75° 77°

 

Featured Venues

Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre

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A light, bright centre located directly on Sydney Harbour, the Centre offers rooms and spaces to accommodate up to 3,500 delegates.

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Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre

Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre

A light, bright centre located directly on Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre offers rooms and spaces to accommodate up to 3,500 delegates.

T: +61 2 9282 5000   F: +61 2 9282 5021

Luna Park

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Enjoy the craziness of Luna Park’s harbourside entertainment precinct overlooking Sydney Harbour.

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Luna Park

Luna Park

Enjoy the craziness of Luna Park’s harbourside entertainment precinct including the Crystal Palace venues overlooking Sydney Harbour.

T: +61 2 9033 7540   F: +61 2 9929 7580

Featured activities

Make a Splash

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Be part of the world’s largest natural harbour in competitive style in a thrilling sailing regatta with an experienced skipper.

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Make a splash

Make a Splash

East Sail

Be part of the world’s largest natural harbour in a thrilling sailing regatta with an experienced skipper.

T: +61 2 9327 1166 F: +61 2 9328 1118

BridgeClimb

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See Sydney from 134 metres above the harbour on one of three different guided climbs to the top of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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BridgeClimb

BridgeClimb

See Sydney from 134 metres above the harbour on one of three different guided climbs to the top of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.

T: +61 2 8274 7777 F: +61 2 9240 1122