Welcome to Sydney – New South Wales

Welcome to the new Australia Work Pack email giving you top local tips for your travel and time in Australia. This week’s spotlight is on the iconic Sydney which has often been referred to as the most liveable city in the world! With its mix of tours, attractions and events; Sydney is a great place for visitors to explore. Just outside the city are national parks, forests, mountains, historic riverside towns, river valleys and more!

Enjoy a Sydney Harbour cruise

There are numerous options for Sydney Harbour cruises to suit your needs. Explore one the world’s most picturesque harbours on everything from speedy jet boats, to romantic sailing tours to dinner cruises; the choice is yours! The Sydney Harbour Bridge connects the city’s CBD to Sydney’s north shore, making it a major focal point for the city. You’ll get a truly unique vantage point being on the water. See the iconic sights from a different angle than the usual “walk-up-and-stare” approach. The Sydney Harbour is one of the country’s most iconic locations, and there is no better way to experience it than from the water.

Hostel of the Week
Jolly Swagman Backpackers Hostel

For over two decades Jolly Swagman has been creating great experiences for Sydney backpackers. Located in the heart of King’s Cross, you won’t find a better spot for a hostel. The staff here has a great reputation for going above and beyond to ensure a great experience for all. The hostel is set up to create a great social environment for all of the guests. When you come to Sydney make sure you visit the famous Jolly Swagman Backpackers Sydney Hostel.

Visit the Sydney Opera House

As far as iconic Australian locations are concerned, the Sydney Opera House is right up there with the Great Barrier Reef and Uluru/ Ayers Rock. With its post-card perfect location and unique sail like design, it is perhaps the most recognisable symbol in all of Australia. After your first visit to the harbour, it’s not hard to see why this is one of the world’s most photographed buildings.

There are many options for exploring the Opera House. It’s all a matter of how interested you are in the building’s history and how much time and money you want to spend.

Blue Mountains

Just outside Sydney is the spectacular Blue Mountains region. This is the perfect place to experience the best that nature has to offer. There are waterfalls, eucalyptus trees, enormous cliffs as well as the option for bushwalking trails. The Blue Mountains can be easily accessed through public transport or by hiring a car. However you choose to get to the Blue Mountains, you’ll see it is an ideal day trip from the bustling metropolis of Sydney.

Top 10 deadliest animals in Australia

AUSTRALIA IS KNOWN FOR its dangerous animals. This shouldn’t come as a surprise as Australia boasts the most deadly snakes in the world.
While sharks, spiders, and snakes get the majority of the headlines, it is the wide array of venomous creatures and predators that give Australia its notorious reputation.
See all our little friends here…

Watch a massive snake eat a crocodile in Queensland Australia…