April in Sydney – Events, Weather and Travel Tips


april-in-sydneySo you have decided to go to Sydney? When would you like to take a trip to this city then? You have to remember that the seasons of Australia are the opposite of those in Europe and United States. For most travelers, the ideal time to go to Sydney would be April because it is autumn. During this month, the weather is temperate and steady and the outdoor life in Sydney can be completely enjoyed.

April Events in Sydney

Leeton Sun Rice Festival – This is a ten day celebration of the trump of the Rice Industry of Australia together with its exclusive community and the matchless wine and food of the Riverina area. The celebration will take place on the Easter weekend and includes the Camel Stakes and Skate Competition. The festival incorporates a lot of activities and events all through the 10 days festivity. It also has guided tours, Skate Competition, Hot air balloons, markets, huge street parade, and activities in park, opening ball and Ambassador Fundraising events. Leeton Sun Rice Festival will take place from April 2 to 5, 2010.

Cowra Horse Expo – This event is accessible to community and will take place at the Cowra Show ground. There are trade stalls and exhibitors throughout the weekend, which includes saddlers, rug suppliers, feed supplements, artists, feed merchants, chiropractic, massage therapists, saddlery supplies, equine dentists, veterinary products and many more. Demonstrations displaying Cowra district horse events for the Cowra Horse Expo that includes reining, dressage, natural horsemanship, pony club drills, camp drafting, Polo cross, Andalusions, endurance training, stallion parades, and social rides. The event will happen on April 3 and 4, 2010.

April Weather in Sydney

Normally, the months of March are April are excellent for visiting the city, thanks to warm days and temperate nights. The city is fortunate to have a mild weather.

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Avg. high 73°F/22.78°C
Avg. low 59°F/15°C
Avg. precipitation 5.20 inches/1.5 cm

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Getting Here

Airlines normally offer considerable lower fares particularly when a night stay during Saturday is included. Keep in mind that you are entitled to have a discount provided that your airplane is scheduled to leave after Saturday midnight. Also, you need to be flexible. You can save hundreds of dollars on alternative routes, timings and airports. Choosing the same airline for your entire trip will lessen your airfare expenses compare to utilizing different airlines. Lastly, since it is autumn in Sydney, the city will be a bit busy during these days, so it would be wiser to have your flight to Sydney booked in advance, perhaps 1 to 3 weeks advance will do. In this way, you are not only assured of your trip but also of the discounts that the airline will offer.

Where to Stay

Before you leave for your trip, it is basically significant to search for your accommodation earlier, as most of the lodgings in Sydney during April can be fully booked. So, the best way is the have an advance reservation. This will surely give you the best rate available and be sure that you will have a place to stay, regardless if you choose a hotel or a hostel in Sydney.