4 Top Things to Do In Sydney


Sydney is the largest city in Australia and it is full of a parade of things to do and see. Some of the top things to do in Sydney include dining, shopping and enjoying the sceneries of its great architecture and feeling the popular cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Sydney is an exciting city and is the most renowned Australian destination for several reasons; it has a popular harbor, it is home to the world-renowned Sydney Opera House, and it offers the best restaurants, spectacular beaches, and exciting night-life activities. Add the fact that it also boasts of great wildlife facilities like zoos and aquariums. Here are the details of the top things to do in Sydney:

1. Visiting the Sydney Opera House


The Sydney Opera House, located in Bennelong Point, is famous mainly for its unique architectural design. It has a one-of-a-kind sail-like design that makes it highly unique. The location of the Opera House is another important reason it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Australia. Simply put visiting the Sydney Opera House at the top of your things to do in Sydney list because not visiting this place will certainly make your Australia or Sydney trip completely incomplete.

2. Cruising the Sydney Harbour


Taking a cruise is one of the best ways to see and admire the Sydney Harbour. You can take your pick on the available cruises; romantic sailing cruises, dinner cruises, speedy jet sailing tours and the traditional tall ship adventure cruises.

By cruising, you are given the opportunity to have the best view of the Harbour and its landmarks like the Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House.  A cruise is also the most economical means of enjoying the harbour because you can combine your tourist activities with a relaxing cruise.

3. Enjoying Australia’s wildlife

The animal life of Australia is surely a signature and unique feature setting it apart from other countries in the world. There are several aquariums, zoos and other wildlife facilities that you can visit to ensure that your list of things to do in Sydney is complete. Two of the most popular wildlife landmarks are the Sydney Aquarium and the Taronga Zoo. Other places you must see are the Wild Life Sydney Zoo/Wildlife World and the Manly Sea Life Sanctuary.

4. Climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is typically called as second best landmark (next to the Opera House), but it is not less popular structure to Opera House. In fact, it helps make Sydney Harbour as one of most distinctive and unique attractions in the world. This huge, girder-lined sight has been crossed by thousands of vehicles every week and it is very vital to Sydney’s infrastructure and skyline.


Sydney may not be Australia’s capital city, but it is the most famous one. It houses some of the nation’s most renowned landmarks like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour and the Harbour Bridge. Of course, this city is also home to some of the most visited wildlife sanctuaries like the Taronga Zoo and the Sydney Aquarium. Make sure you cover them all while visiting Australia.

Author: Tajirul Haque

Tajirul Haque is a travel enthusiast and freelance travel writer on Upwork. Having written hundreds of travel articles on so many travel destinations around the world for his clients, Tajirul started Top Travel Lists back in September 2014. Travel writing is his passion and he always loves to write about a new destination as it allows him to know about more beautiful places the planet has to offer. He is always available for freelance travel writing opportunities.