Things to do in Sydney this summer

by Elisa Parry

From beautiful beaches to harbour cruises – there are plenty of ways to enjoy the best this seaside city has to offer. If you’re looking for ways to spend your summer days in Sydney here are some experiences to add to your to-do list. 


Things to do in Sydney this summer

Helicopter flight over Sydney

There are so many great places to take in the sights of Sydney Harbour – from Taronga Zoo, from the Harbour Bridge itself – but you just can’t beat the view from the sky. If you’re looking for an adventure, you can’t go past a 20-minute flight over Sydney taking in everything from the Harbour to the beaches.

>> Book a helicopter flight over Sydney.

Things to do in Sydney this summer

Lunch at Pilu

Treat yourself to a little luxury. Enjoy a three-course lunch overlooking Freshwater beach at an award-winning restaurant. You’ll even get a signed copy of the chef’s cookbook to take home so you can attempt to recreate your feast!

>> Book a three-course lunch at Pilu.

Things to do in Sydney this summer

Kayaking and bushwalking adventure

Lived in Sydney for years and never checked out Ku Ring Gai National Park? Now is your chance! Sign up for a three-hour bushwalking and kayaking adventure on Pittwater Harbour. This is the local getaway you’ve been looking for.

>> Book a kayaking and bushwalking adventure.

Things to do in Sydney this summer

Ghost tour of historic Sydney

Are you ready to learn about Sydney’s dark past? This two-hour ghost tour is full of plenty of macabre stories and ghostly apparitions! Book if you’re feeling brave!

>> Book a Ghost tour.

Things to do in Sydney this summer

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Has the Bridge Climb been on your bucket list for years? Why not make 2018 the year you tick it off. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a great way to get a whole new perspective on the city’s most famous icon.

>> Book a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb.

Things to do in Sydney this summer

Sydney underwater scooter tour

Dive in and explore what’s happening on the ocean floor. This underwater scooter experience is guaranteed fun for everyone - and great for all levels of ability. You’ll spend two hours exploring a beautiful aquatic reserve.

>> Book a Sydney underwater scooter tour.

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