Best Activities in Sydney

Check out the top Activities in Sydney, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Moonlight Cinema Sydney
1. Moonlight Cinema Sydney
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45 local reviews
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Lisa
One of the best Sydney summer activities. Pack a picnic, a bottle of wine, blankets and pillows, and arrive ea…
Eleni
Note: Summery activity only. Outdoor moonlight cinema (at sunset) in the beautiful Centennial Park! Such a gre…
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Perfect summer night activity, watch a movie under the stars
1. Moonlight Cinema Sydney
1. Moonlight Cinema Sydney
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45 local reviews
Lisa
Lisa
One of the best Sydney summer activities. Pack a picnic, a bottle of wine, blankets and pillows, and arrive early to enjoy the beautiful par…
Eleni
Eleni
Note: Summery activity only. Outdoor moonlight cinema (at sunset) in the beautiful Centennial Park! Such a great way to end a day
Bondi Beach Holiday Homes
Bondi Beach Holiday Homes
Perfect summer night activity, watch a movie under the stars
2. Centennial Park
2. Centennial Park
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581 local reviews
Centennial Park, Centennial Park
LocalityPolitical
Sveta
Beautiful park for a leisurely stroll or bird watching as well as for activities such as running, cycling and …
Caro
In addition to horse riding, running and cycling tracks, nature walks, ducks and swan feeding, Centennial Park…
Emma
Great for running, bike riding, walking, horse riding and picnics. Centennial Parklands offers an amazing rang…
2. Centennial Park
2. Centennial Park
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581 local reviews
Centennial Park, Centennial Park
Sveta
Sveta
Beautiful park for a leisurely stroll or bird watching as well as for activities such as running, cycling and horse riding. Thousands of bi…
Caro
Caro
In addition to horse riding, running and cycling tracks, nature walks, ducks and swan feeding, Centennial Park hosts music festivals, open a…
Emma
Emma
Great for running, bike riding, walking, horse riding and picnics. Centennial Parklands offers an amazing range of activities throughout the…
3. Sydney Olympic Park
3. Sydney Olympic Park
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87 local reviews
Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney Olympic Park
LocalityPolitical
Judy
Great place, plan your visit. There are always activities on, visit the Olympic pool, attend an Expo or just v…
Lynette
10 to 15 minute drive to Sydney Olympic Park. Buses and trains. Loads of activities, ANZ stadium, Sydney Aquat…
Furnished
Home of the 2000 Olympics now hosts all sorts of activities from the biggest bands in the world to the Sydney …
3. Sydney Olympic Park
3. Sydney Olympic Park
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87 local reviews
Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Judy
Judy
Great place, plan your visit. There are always activities on, visit the Olympic pool, attend an Expo or just visit the Park and see where th…
Lynette
Lynette
10 to 15 minute drive to Sydney Olympic Park. Buses and trains. Loads of activities, ANZ stadium, Sydney Aquatic Centre, Tennis Centre, Armo…
Furnished
Furnished
Home of the 2000 Olympics now hosts all sorts of activities from the biggest bands in the world to the Sydney Royal Easter Show every year
4. Balmoral Beach
4. Balmoral Beach
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181 local reviews
Balmoral Beach
Natural featureEstablishment
Fiona
Iconic Balmoral Beach is one of the jewels of Sydney. Very safe for swimming and other aquatic activities like…
Jess & Dave
A 10 minute walk to Sydne iconic, popular Balmoral Beach, bustling with activity and a selection of trendy caf…
Nanaako
Plenty of activities for the whole family at Balmoral Beach. Paddle among the waves, snorkel in the waters of …
4. Balmoral Beach
4. Balmoral Beach
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181 local reviews
Balmoral Beach
Fiona
Fiona
Iconic Balmoral Beach is one of the jewels of Sydney. Very safe for swimming and other aquatic activities like kayaking and paddle boarding,…
Jess & Dave
Jess & Dave
A 10 minute walk to Sydne iconic, popular Balmoral Beach, bustling with activity and a selection of trendy cafes, fine dining restaurants, w…
Nanaako
Nanaako
Plenty of activities for the whole family at Balmoral Beach. Paddle among the waves, snorkel in the waters of the bay, sail, join a scuba co…
5. Manly
5. Manly
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175 local reviews
Manly, Manly
LocalityPolitical
Sophie
Taking the ferry from Circular Quay to Manly is an activity in and of itself, once I saw the navy submarine em…
Lucy
Masses to do, countless of places to eat and drink, huge beach, all manner of water activities and lessons, sw…
Caroline
Manly has everything from cool lane way bars to nightclubs to extensive drink and dining options. See helloma…
5. Manly
5. Manly
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175 local reviews
Manly, Manly
Sophie
Sophie
Taking the ferry from Circular Quay to Manly is an activity in and of itself, once I saw the navy submarine emerging from the water right in…
Lucy
Lucy
Masses to do, countless of places to eat and drink, huge beach, all manner of water activities and lessons, swimming, night clubs, markets, …
Caroline
Caroline
Manly has everything from cool lane way bars to nightclubs to extensive drink and dining options. See hellomanly.com.au for latest events, …
6. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
6. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
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455 local reviews
1 Notts Ave, Bondi Beach
+61 406 333 665
Point of interestEstablishment
Betina
A cliff top coastal walk, the Coogee to Bondi walk extends for six km. The walk features stunning views, beac…
David
This is another must do activity when visiting Bondi . The walk winds around the cliffs from Bondi passing Ma…
Nadia
One of the must do's in Sydney and a daily activity for many locals. Best views and you might even spot a whal…
6. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
6. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
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455 local reviews
1 Notts Ave, Bondi Beach
+61 406 333 665
Betina
Betina
A cliff top coastal walk, the Coogee to Bondi walk extends for six km. The walk features stunning views, beaches, parks, cliffs, bays and r…
David
David
This is another must do activity when visiting Bondi . The walk winds around the cliffs from Bondi passing Mackensies Bay, Tamarama and Bro…
Nadia
Nadia
One of the must do's in Sydney and a daily activity for many locals. Best views and you might even spot a whale or dolphin in the ocean
7. Taronga Zoo Sydney
7. Taronga Zoo Sydney
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315 local reviews
Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+61 2 9969 2777
ZooPoint of interestEstablishment
Leah
This is a great half or full-day activity. Taronga has so much to see and is also situated in one of the most …
Peiwen
This zoo is not only just for Australian animal, but also captures the best view of Sydney Habour bridge and O…
Leonie
Iconic views of Sydney harbour; all the Australian animals you might want to see - the bird show is my favouri…
7. Taronga Zoo Sydney
7. Taronga Zoo Sydney
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315 local reviews
Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+61 2 9969 2777
Leah
Leah
This is a great half or full-day activity. Taronga has so much to see and is also situated in one of the most beautiful vantage points in Sy…
Peiwen
Peiwen
This zoo is not only just for Australian animal, but also captures the best view of Sydney Habour bridge and Opera House... all sorts of ani…
Leonie
Leonie
Iconic views of Sydney harbour; all the Australian animals you might want to see - the bird show is my favourite activity there, but it is w…
8. BridgeClimb Sydney
8. BridgeClimb Sydney
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64 local reviews
3 Cumberland St, The Rocks
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+61 2 8274 7777
Point of interestEstablishment
Jan
Whilst an expensive activity it provides an interesting view of the city and harbour and is an adventurous cha…
Liz
Treat yourselves to the most amazing activity in Sydney. The Harbour Bridge Climb is the first of it's kind a…
Nicole
Fantastic activity over the iconic Harbour Bridge
8. BridgeClimb Sydney
8. BridgeClimb Sydney
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64 local reviews
3 Cumberland St, The Rocks
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+61 2 8274 7777
Jan
Jan
Whilst an expensive activity it provides an interesting view of the city and harbour and is an adventurous challenge. The best tours are tow…
Liz
Liz
Treat yourselves to the most amazing activity in Sydney. The Harbour Bridge Climb is the first of it's kind and is a 4 hour tour climbing t…
Nicole
Nicole
Fantastic activity over the iconic Harbour Bridge
9. Mosman
9. Mosman
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34 local reviews
Mosman, Mosman
LocalityPolitical
Nanaako
Over 140 impressive stalls have proven to be a much loved weekend activity for shoppers. Occur on Mosman Squ…
9. Mosman
9. Mosman
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34 local reviews
Mosman, Mosman
Nanaako
Nanaako
Over 140 impressive stalls have proven to be a much loved weekend activity for shoppers. Occur on Mosman Square & Village Green on the fir…
10. The Grounds of Alexandria
10. The Grounds of Alexandria
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239 local reviews
2 Huntley St, Alexandria
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+61 2 9699 2225
RestaurantCafeBakery
Gordon
Opened in 2012, The Grounds of Alexandria is one of the new breed of inner city Sydney venues. Located in an…
Milly
Food, Coffee, Farmers Markets, Stalls, Flowers, and Kevin Bacon the resident pig. A great morning activity to …
Amelia
An entire weekend full of great food and activities for all ages
10. The Grounds of Alexandria
10. The Grounds of Alexandria
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239 local reviews
2 Huntley St, Alexandria
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+61 2 9699 2225
Gordon
Gordon
Opened in 2012, The Grounds of Alexandria is one of the new breed of inner city Sydney venues. Located in an old pie factory from the ear…
Milly
Milly
Food, Coffee, Farmers Markets, Stalls, Flowers, and Kevin Bacon the resident pig. A great morning activity to mooch around - check out Salt …
Amelia
Amelia
An entire weekend full of great food and activities for all ages
11. Art Gallery of New South Wales
11. Art Gallery of New South Wales
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369 local reviews
Art Gallery Rd, Sydney
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+61 2 9225 1700
Art galleryMuseumPoint of interest
Abbey
With its classical Greek frontage and modern rear end, this much-loved institution plays a prominent and grega…
Hester
Good collection of Australian Modernism. Home of the Kaldor Collection of contemporary art. Lots of interestin…
Deborah
Extensive collection of arts. Activities for children. Plenty of outside area for a picnic.
11. Art Gallery of New South Wales
11. Art Gallery of New South Wales
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369 local reviews
Art Gallery Rd, Sydney
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+61 2 9225 1700
Abbey
Abbey
With its classical Greek frontage and modern rear end, this much-loved institution plays a prominent and gregarious role in Sydney society. …
Hester
Hester
Good collection of Australian Modernism. Home of the Kaldor Collection of contemporary art. Lots of interesting public programs. Open late o…
Deborah
Deborah
Extensive collection of arts. Activities for children. Plenty of outside area for a picnic.
12. Manly Beach
12. Manly Beach
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142 local reviews
Manly Beach
Natural featureEstablishment
William
Because it is full of activities and things to do from cafes, restaurants, beaches, surf lessons, SCUBA diving…
Louise
Get up early and watch the sunrise; grab your swimmers and dive on in; lie on the beach and soak up some Vitam…
Amit
Stunning views and culture. Be sure to catch the ferry from Circular Quay to get there. Nice restaurants, gift…
12. Manly Beach
12. Manly Beach
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142 local reviews
Manly Beach
William
William
Because it is full of activities and things to do from cafes, restaurants, beaches, surf lessons, SCUBA diving, bicycle hire, kayak hire, sn…
Louise
Louise
Get up early and watch the sunrise; grab your swimmers and dive on in; lie on the beach and soak up some Vitamin D or just watch all the act…
Amit
Amit
Stunning views and culture. Be sure to catch the ferry from Circular Quay to get there. Nice restaurants, gift shops, water based activities…