Travelling to Australia can be a unique and wonderful experience with a combination of natural wildlife and a world class opera house like no other. When visiting Australia it is best to go during the warmer summer months for more activities and events, and hike through the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk for an outdoor adventure in a natural playground.
Most visitors to Australia think of it as a small island, when in fact it is the same size as the continental United States.
The beautiful and historic city of Sydney, the capital of New South Wales with a population of 4.6 million and located on the south east coast near the Tasman sea, is one of the most popular areas in Australia. The coastal beaches surrounding Sydney are like no other in the world, where you can hike, fish, whale watch or just sit and read a book while the lazy ocean waves and sea breeze whisk you away to another time and place.
When the sun goes down across the Tasman sea, the warm Sydney night time air and bar scene only concedes to the beautiful sunsets that will take your breath away.
When in Sydney a visit to the recognized Opera house is at the top of the list. whether to see a world class show including Opera, classical music, plays, pop music and ballet or a guided tour, the Sydney Opera house offers a distinct design of iconic modern architecture and performances.
A two hour backstage guided tour of the Sydney opera house offers a behind the scenes exclusive peek of the buildings architecture and design, as well as the 1,600 shows that are performed there each year. You can also do a double tour that includes the Opera house and the Sydney zoo and see koalas, kangaroos and wombats, all in the same day.
When exploring the outdoor activities that are available, you have a wide selection to choose from depending on your skill level. You can take a boat ride across the harbor to take in all the sights and sounds including a view of the Opera house, watch the sea life on a guided tour, or go Island hopping on the various Islands that dot the Sydney harbor.
For the more active and adventurous you can hike or take a bicycle ride through the Royal National park just south of Sydney, where You can explore and discover wetlands, eucalyptus woodlands, rugged bushland, lush rainforests and sandstone gorges. With a photo opportunity around every corner you will never tire of the National park, the second largest park in Australia.
If you happen to visit Sydney in early June you can catch the Sydney festival and see light sculptures alongside music performances and the spectacular brilliance of the stunning Sydney opera house illuminated against the sculptures.
Whether an outdoor enthusiast looking to explore the vast ocean beaches for surf and sea life or just wanting to get away from the chaos of today’s world, Sydney Australia has a special never ending arrangement with mother nature that matches no other place in the world.