The best way to get around the city on Sydney New Year’s Eve is by public transport. To plan your bus, ferry or train trip visit the transport website at transportnsw.info/ or by call 13 15 00.
If you’re having an extended stay in Sydney, exploring Sydney Harbour by water is a “must”, and the best way to do this is by ferry or water taxi. Circular Quay is our central ferry hub, from where you can sail past the Sydney Opera House, under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, to Taronga Zoo or out the heads to Manly. There are dozens of interesting spots to see on Sydney’s waterfronts, so make sure your camera is fully charged.
Sydney is abuzz with events day and night, so your diary can easily become jam packed. Catch a show at the Sydney Opera House, take a swim at one of our famous beaches or stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens. Go sailing on Sydney Harbour, hold a koala at Taronga Zoo or dine at one of our world-class restaurants. Check out the endless options at sydney.com/things-to-do. Get the latest deals for Sydney’s best shows and activities at sydney.com/deals.
Venture further afield and feast your eyes on some of the unique sights of Sydney’s surrounds. Take in the spectacular views from the Blue Mountains, or indulge yourself on a wine tour in the Hunter Valley. Wind your way to Wollongong on the breathtaking Grand Pacific Drive, or inhale in the red dust and ancient indigenous culture on an outback adventure to Broken Hill and Mutawintji National Park.
For ideas, inspiration, accommodation and deals, or to build your own travel map, head to visitnsw.com.