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8 Incredible Sydney Experiences To Have On Your Big Lap

by Rose Foster

1. Explore Sydney Harbour National Park

This National Park is home to some of the most beautiful walks in the city. Find hidden harbour beaches, visit historic military sites or discover some aboriginal rock engravings.

 
 
 
 
 
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2. Walk or Climb the Harbour Bridge

One of the best-known bridges in the world, you can’t visit Sydney without spending some time on the bridge. You can splurge and climb over the top but a walk across the footpath also provides excellent views. Add a visit to the Pylon Museum for 360 degrees over the city.

 
 
 
 
 
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3. Enjoy the beaches Manly, Bondi, Bronte and Freshwater

Don’t miss a visit to one of Sydney’s iconic beaches for a swim, a stroll and an icecream. It’s a quintessential Sydney experience and one that no one should miss.

 
 
 
 
 
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4. Harbour Hop By Ferry

Explore the city like a local and jump on one of the seven ferry routes that service the harbour and Parramatta River.

 
 
 
 
 
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5. Learn About Our Colonial Past

Sydney Living Museums have ten historic properties that help you to discover the city’s colonial past.

 
 
 
 
 
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6. Find the Blue Mountain’s Hidden Waterfalls

The Three Sisters get most of the attention in the Blue Mountains but it’s taking some time to discover the small hidden waterfalls that will leave you with lasting memories of how special the area is.

 
 
 
 
 
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7. Hike Australia’s Grand Canyon

Considered by many the best bushwalk in Australia, the Grand Canyon Walk in the Grose Valley near Blackheath is a 6km moderate historic loop track has been delighting visitors since 1906.

 
 
 
 
 
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8. Discover Australia’s Rich Indigenous Culture

There are several opportunities to learn more about Sydney’s Indigenous culture at the top of the list is a walk Dreamtime Tours in The Rocks, The Royal Botanic Gardens Aboriginal Heritage Tour and a visit to the Australian Museum.

 
 
 
 
 
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