Flights to Sydney
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Sydney Travel guide
Nestled around a harbour and home to the famous Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Sydney is the capital of New South Wales. Sydney is often mistaken as the capital of Australia with its cosmopolitan vibe and energy. It is bursting at the seams with a whole host of things to do from world-class fine dining restaurants, bars & shops to exploring Sydney National Park or lazing around on the famous Bondi Beach.
Many UK travellers tend to flock to Australia during the winter months to escape the cold and with more than 300 sunny days a year in general and over 10,000 beaches to take your pick from, Australia is one of the most popular holiday destinations all year round.
Geography of Sydney
Sydney is also known as the Harbor City and is the biggest, oldest and most cosmopolitan city in Australia. Sydney has earned an enviable reputation as one of the world’s most beautiful and energetic city’s. It is enclosed by extensive suburbs which together forms a vast and diverse metropolitan area.
Central Sydney: This district is subdivided into the City Centre, The Rocks, Darling Harbor, City South, City East and City West. City Centre is the home of fine restaurants and shopping and also government and Finance. While City South comprises of Haymarket, Chinatown and Central Station representing Chinese culture and avail some cheaper accommodation. City East is the center of the busy nightlife whilst City West offers maritime pubs and The Star Casino
Greater Sydney: This area is comparatively less crowded but offers an opportunity to explore cheaper shopping, inner city cultural festivals, and some hidden gems. It is also segmented into various suburbs and contains Bondi Beach, Harbor bridge, Taronga Zoo, Olympic park etc. The Outer West suburb of Greater Sydney Stretches from Parramatta out to the Blue Mountains. If you are planning a visit, have a look at our flights to Sydney.