One of the most spectacular zoological gardens in the world, this is an easy ferry ride from the main Sydney ferry terminal at Circular Quay.
Learn to catch the waves at this most famous of Australian shorelines.
Sydney Cricket Ground
The scene of many a famous Ashes battle, the SCG also has behind-the-scenes tours, where cricket lovers can find out more about the game
Hyde Park Barracks
For an insight into Australia's convict heritage, visit this striking museum off the city's heritage-rich Macquarie Street.
Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb
A magnificent feat of engineering, and now an integral part of the city's skyline, the Sydney Harbour Bridge can now be climbed by the stout of heart.
Voyage on the Tribal Warrior
Visitors can connect with the Sydney area's extensive Aboriginal heritage with a voyage on the Tribal Warrior, where the important sites are pointed out by descendants of Australia's original inhabitants.
Sydney Opera House
Sydney's most famous building can be appreciated from many angles on the outside...
...but don't neglect the opportunity for an insider's view to see and hear all Jørn Utzon's incredible building has to offer.
Sydney pub tour
Ah, the amber nectar. Sydney has a wide network of pubs, with some of the oldest and most interesting congregated around the Rocks area of the city where the original First Fleet landed.
Prawns on the barbie
One of the most popular national pastimes, the barbecue is an essential part of any self-respecting Australian's culinary armoury. Visitors can learn how it's done at the famous Sydney Fish Market.
The Blue Mountains
Just a short train ride from Sydney, the Blue Mountains give a spectacular taste of Australia's raw, unforgiving Outback.
Great things to do in Sydney - Telegraph