Just Around the Corner from Your Luxury Accommodation
Whether you’re visiting for a short business trip or taking the family on holiday, Sydney offers a wealth of fun, excitement and adventure around every corner. The city itself attracts over 10 million international and domestic visitors each year. And it only takes a few hours of exploring the streets to find out why.
From local and international cuisine to hip cafes, nature walks, outdoor adventures and contemporary art galleries – Sydney really has something for everyone. If you’re looking for the perfect getaway, there are plenty of activities that are accessible from the comfort of your luxury accommodation in Sydney.
Want to make the most out of your stay in Sydney? Check out these fun and affordable activities to make your stay extra memorable.
1. Sydney Harbour National Park Walk
Located in Sydney Harbour National Park, this short and pleasant nature walk lets you soak in wide scenic views, fresh greenery, and a range of distinctive landmarks.
Start your journey at Camp Cove and walk alongside the calm waters of Watson’s Bay. From there, you’ll walk past Lady Bay Beach and reach the historic Hornby Lighthouse. If you’re lucky – you may even catch some whales off the coast!
Everywhere you look you’ll be greeted by scenic landscapes. The open scenery of North and Middle Head are a sight to behold, while the National Park itself offers a range of spots to swim, enjoy a picnic, and watch the sun go down.
2. Virtual Reality Escape Room
If you’re looking for an experience other than this world… you can always create your own reality.
Virtual reality escape rooms are a social interactive experience that allow you to fly through space, fight enemies along with your teammates, and solve a variety of challenging puzzles.
The catch? You have to race against the clock too.
Powered by the latest virtual reality technology, you’ll truly feel like you’ve entered another world. The cutting-edge graphics let you interact with the environment in different ways and you can work together in real-time with your friends to overcome the challenges ahead.
Many escape rooms offer incredible value with sessions lasting from 60 minutes up to 2 hours. You can also enjoy complimentary tea, biscuits and coffee as a reward for your hard-earned efforts.
3. Shopping at Queen Victoria Building
Queen Victoria Building (QVB) is one of Sydney’s oldest and most treasured buildings.
Built in 1898, the QVB was originally a concert hall, but soon offered residence to tailors, merchants, coffee shops, showrooms and warehouse owners. Since being lovingly restored in 1986, the QVB has become one of the most revered shopping destinations in the city.
The Cathedral-like premise is home to over 180 of the finest cafes, restaurants, fashion boutiques, homeware and jewellery stores. Featuring luxurious destinations such as Pandora, Swarovski, Adriane Zumbo, Kikki.K and Inglot – the QVB offers a rich shopping and dining experience to suit your personal taste.
Done all the shopping you can handle? Take a short tram trip back to your luxury accommodation and unwind until the next shopping day in Sydney.
4. Art Gallery of NSW
As one of the largest galleries in Australia, the Art Gallery of NSW presents the finest local and international art from around the world.
Each year, the gallery presents an ever-changing cycle of over 30 exhibitions that offers something new every time you return. Inside the light and open spaces, the gallery houses a permanent collection of classic, modern and contemporary artwork from Europe, Asia, Australia, and dedicated spaces for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.
Admission to the main gallery is free and there are daily guided tours to help you learn more about the history of each piece.
5. Sydney Beaches
Sydney is graced with many gorgeous beaches along the coastline.
Bondi Beach is the most famous, but there are other beaches including Balmoral, Nielsen Park and Sydney Harbour. These hotspots are tucked way along the coastline and are accessible via public transport from your luxury accommodation in Sydney.
Whether you’re visiting during the warmer or colder months, the Sydney Beaches are delightful all year round. Each location offers stunning panoramic views, lush stretches of golden sand and coastal walkways. If you need a bite to eat, you’ll find plenty of cafes, restaurants and pubs to stay refreshed.
For those who want to carve up the waves, there are plenty of surfing hotspots to challenge yourself and stay entertained all day.