Free Things to Do In Sydney

by BootsnAll on June 23, 2009

by BootsnAll | June 23rd, 2009  

bondi-beachMetropolitan and rugged, daring and stylish, definitely Sydney has all of those. Its standing as a flourishing worldwide destination offers the city a character for luxurious taste, but the fact is that its practical designs offer families ample chances to discover the magnificence of Sydney for free. Even some of the most remarkable attractions of Sydney do not cost even a single cent. So, cut the hesitancy and start to feel the rhythm of the city.

Who’s not a fan of free?! Here’s a list full of free walking tours in Sydney for you to take advantage of on your getaway.

Sydney Opera House

Found in the Circular Quay, the Opera House is possibly the most well-known edifice in Australia and the most photographed as well. Tours inside of the Opera House are not free so in order for you not to spend any money here, you may simply choose to wander outside the building and have a glance at the perfect views of the harbor, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Circular Quay.

>>more information on Sydney Opera House

The Rocks

This is probably one of the most significant heritage locations of Sydney. It is located between the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Rocks is an ideal place to stroll around and entertain with the sounds and sights of the many streets and alleyways.

Nielsen Park

Nielsen Park is a part of the Harbour National Park of Sydney. The park provides a picnic and beach amenities which is suitable for the whole family. There are also scenic views, walking trails and public comfort rooms.

Queen Victoria Building

The Queen Victoria Building was finished in 1898 and occupies the whole block bordered by Druitt, York, Market and George Streets. There is a huge interior glass arena, ornate architecture and stained glass window all skilled by formerly jobless tradesmen during the depression of Sydney in the late 1800s. The building is centrally situated to most hotels and accommodations in Sydney.

Writers Walk

Go for a stroll along the Circular Quay and follow the metal plaques commemorating prominent Sydney writers and authors who reside or visited Australia. Writers epitomized include Thomas Keneally, Charles Darwin, Clive James, Miles Franklin, Arthur Conan Doyle and Barry Humphries.

Darling Harbor

Situated on the west part of city center, Darling Harbor was the first modern versatile complex in Sydney. Nowadays, you can wander to this pedestrian spot to obtain a view of the city highlights, such as the skyline and harbor in addition to all types of family friendly events and attractions like the theater with biggest IMAX screen in the world.

Beaches

If you are tired of the city, you can check out the different beaches of Sydney. Almost all of these beaches are free. To have an experience of the city’s high life, go to Bondi Beach , Sydney’s most renowned beach. From this beach, you could follow the footpath from Bondi to Bronte which would take you to the Tamarama Beach.

Government House

The Government House offers a lesson in art, history as well as the modern government. It was once a home to the governor of Australia. The house was opened to society in the year 1996. It serves as a working State House, meaning it is open for community and government activities and public expeditions. Also, the house encloses a vital collection of furniture and art by leading artists of Australia, dating to the origin of the country.

>> If you like free, you might enjoy The Best of Sydney Harbour for Next to Nix. Be sure to check out the various discount cards in Sydney as well.


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