Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport is an international airport located 8km south of Sydney, Australia. Incorporating international, domestic and regional flights, the airport houses international and domestic terminals. Travel between them is efficient and hassle-free with a variety of comfortable transport options.
How to get around
Get to the city by the Airport Link – the international and domestic rail stations link directly to the City Circle line and trains run every 10 minutes. You can also take a taxi or a bus. There are bus stops at both the international and domestic terminals.
Getting around Sydney is easy on public transport. Take the Sydney monorail to some places of interest or take the bus. Ask for the right bus number at your hotel. You could also hire a bike or a car to get around.
What to see and do
Sydney is Australia’s largest city. It is home to beautiful beaches, iconic buildings, historic landmarks, award-winning restaurants and a vibrant culture.
Relax in the city’s beautiful parks like Hyde Park and Royal Botanic Gardens. The Botanic gardens is an oasis of 30 hectares in the heart of the city. There, discover Australia’s edible plants; during the holidays, children can enjoy activities like storytelling and insect hunting. The Botanic gardens are next to the iconic Sydney Opera House on the harbour. Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge for a great view of the harbour, the Botanic gardens and the surrounding areas. On a clear day, you can see as far as the Blue Mountains.
Sydney’s beaches are world-renowned. Go boating at Sydney Harbour and soak up the lively vibe of Bondi beach where many residents and tourists walk, jog, swim and boot-camp all year round. Learn to surf and experience the thrill of riding your first wave on Bondi. Manly is another favourite beach for Sydneysiders and visitors. Take a cruise on the Manly Ferry for a sensational views and whale-spotting opportunities.
Many of the major public museums are gathered around Sydney’s city centre. If you are a culture buff, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Choose from the Powerhouse Museum, the Australian Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, the Museum of Sydney and Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Sydney also has a thriving theatre scene, so do catch a performance at the Sydney Opera House.
Interested in Sydney’s heritage? Macquarie Street has significant examples of Australia’s colonial architecture like Mitchell Library and Parliament House. Don’t forget to pay a visit to Sydney’s markets. Shop for vintage fur coats at Rozelle Markets and homemade spreads at Bondi Farmers Market.
After a day of sightseeing, unwind at one of the city’s spas and wellbeing centres. Some options are Ayurve Beauty and Wellness Day Spa and Fleur de Lys Medispa.
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