Welcome to the official tourism, destinations and events website. From splendid Sydney Harbour, idyllic beaches and great national parks, to the marvellous creativity of the Sydney Opera House, dazzling entertainment and fascinating heritage, discover all the things to do and see throughout the year.
Short breaks from Sydney
From romantic weekend getaways in rolling wine country to memorable beach holidays on the NSW coast, finding the perfect short trip from Sydney is easy. Discover delicious foodie experiences and thrilling adventure, as well as spectacular natural wonders and more.
One of the most beautiful cities in the world, the city fans out from the sparkling harbour to iconic Bondi Beach in the east, golden Palm Beach in the north, the adventure capital in the west and Australia’s oldest national park in the south. The Sydney Opera House is near Circular Quay.
From summer to autumn, and winter to spring, the city is wonderful to visit at any time of the year. In the heart of the city are world-class restaurants, grand shopping arcades and other top tourist attractions, including the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium’s king penguins, dugongs and sea dragons.
The vibrant city shines all year with spectacular events, including the world-famous Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks, blockbuster musicals, brilliant theatre, thrilling sports, and Vivid Sydney’s festival of light, music and ideas. You can check out the all wonderful events on the website.
Wednesday 29 August 2018 to Thursday 01 November 2018 , Chinatown And Haymarket
Jersey Boys tells the true-life story and the rise to stardom of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons who were one of the most successful bands in pop music history. The band sold over 175 million records and were inducted into the Rock and…29 Aug - 01 Nov
Tuesday 08 January 2019 to Sunday 31 March 2019 , Chinatown And Haymarket
Sydney’s Golden Ticket has arrived. Roald Dahl’s delicious tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is a delectable treat featuring songs from the original film, including Pure Imagination, The Candy Man and I’ve Got a Golden Ticket, alo…08 Jan - 31 Mar
Saturday 13 October 2018 to Sunday 03 March 2019 , City Centre
This summer, see ground breaking works from the towering figures of modern art, including Monet, Picasso, Cézanne, Matisse, Gauguin and Kandinsky. Drawn from the unparalleled collections of the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, th…13 Oct - 03 Mar
Thursday 18 October 2018 to Sunday 04 November 2018 , Bondi
Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, the world’s largest annual free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition celebrates its 22nd anniversary this year, returning to the spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk from 18 October – 4 November. Th…18 Oct - 04 Nov
Friday 19 October 2018 to Sunday 03 March 2019 , The Rocks
David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948–2018 Considered one of the greatest photographers of our time, David Goldblatt is regarded for his compelling observations of South Africa during the rise and dismantling of apartheid. By turning his focus…19 Oct - 03 Mar
9:30am to 5:00pm Tuesday 23 October 2018 (Daily event) , Darling Harbour
James Cameron — Challenging the Deep is a major new immersive exhibition that traces Cameron’s lifelong pursuit of and achievements in deep ocean science, technology and exploration including his record breaking dives in Deep Sea Challenger…23 Oct
Browse all the special deals and packages available on the website. You can combine your stay with musicals, concerts, shows or exhibitions. You’ll find sporting packages, too. There are great savings on hotels, and enticing offers on airfares. You can even combine flights, hotels and car rentals.