If you're short on time but want to get the most out of Sydney, this guide is for you. Visit some of Sydney's iconic hotspots and spend the day exploring what this wonderful city has to offer. This guide will help you make the most of your time in Sydney.
Watch the Sunrise
What's a visit to Sydney without seeing the iconic Bondi Beach? Start your morning bright and early among the dog walkers and joggers while you watch the gorgeous sunrise light up the ocean.
Explore the Coastline
Keep your morning moving as you explore the Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk. This beautiful 6 km walk features sandy beaches, rugged coastline, cliff tops and picturesque ocean views. Breathe in the salty breeze and enjoy the stunning scenery with plenty of spots to stop along the way and snap an aesthetic pic for Instagram.
Once you've made it to Coogee Beach, you're sure to have walked up an appetite. Head to Bazura, a Modern Australian cafe with gorgeous beach views. Soak up the coastal atmosphere while you enjoy a range of breakfast classics, like hotcakes, shakshuka-baked eggs or, of course, avo toast.
If there's one thing Sydney has an abundance of, it's beautiful beaches. Take the drive to one of the iconic northern beaches, Manly Beach. Grab your beach bag and favourite book and spread out on the golden sand while you soak up the Aussie sun. Spend the good part of your day swimming in the turquoise waters, surfing the waves, exploring the beach and lying in the sun.
When you feel hungry, check out one of the many fish and chip shops around Manly Beach. There are so many to choose from, all a short walking distance from the shore. Here are a few top-rated fish and chip shops to try: Manly Fish Market, Fishmongers Manly and Manly Seafoods. Each offers a range of freshly caught seafood, including fish, crab, oysters and scallops, as well as hot salty chips, fresh salads and more. Order it to go and eat back on the beach with a great view.
Watch the Sunset
Hit another Sydney icon off your list with a Twilight climb of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Get geared up and experience the magic of the Harbour Bridge from a whole new angle. The total climb takes 3 hours, and once you reach the summit, you'll be rewarded with 360° panoramic views of the city below. Watch the golden sunset from high above as it sinks below the skyline; it is a truly magnificent experience.
Sydney has no shortage of fantastic restaurants with delicious cuisines from all corners of the globe. But if you're after something special, Aalia Restaurant Sydney might be what you're looking for. Aalia is a two-hat restaurant combining traditional and new techniques to serve diners dishes from the Middle East and North Africa. Each dish is inspired by a particular region or era of Arabian culture, taking guests on a memorable journey through food.
For a fun end to your 24-hour journey through Sydney, visit Maybe Sammy, a fifties-inspired cocktail bar with a difference. Maybe Sammy delivers tasty cocktails in a fun and unique way for guests to enjoy. The atmosphere of this chic bar is kept light with bartender choreographed dances that will keep you on your toes and a great DJ in the back.
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