When you’re in Sydney, the capital of the state of New South Wales in Australia, you’ll be treated to some fabulous attractions and plenty of fun. The residents of this Australian city proudly call themselves ‘Sydneysiders’ and are always on the lookout for opportunities to have loads of excitement. Being in the midst of these fun-loving people and some gorgeous places in the city, your holiday in this part of the world would surely be unforgettable.
The city experiences its high tourist season between the summer months of December and February. So, if you wish to enjoy your Sydney holidays during this time of the year, it would really be an expensive affair. The best time to visit this Australian city is its autumn season from March to May when the temperatures are extremely pleasant and there are lesser crowds of tourists. However, you’ll have to carry a light jacket to be ready for a drop in temperatures. Winter from June to August is milder in Sydney as compared to the United States and most of the European countries. You can also get unbelievably cheaper accommodations in hotels, especially in the month of June.
Spring from the month of September to November is also the best time to explore this city. It comes before the peak season and has a warm weather with extremely pleasant daytime temperatures. During your cheap holidays to Sydney, you’ll get the chance to explore the Sydney Opera House, its world-famous icon. The entire building has been constructed in the form of huge sails on a small piece of land on the harbour. To know more about its history and some interesting facts, you can book a walking tour of this globally-renowned attraction. A visit to Mrs Mcquarie’s Chair would enable you to take some excellent snaps of this beautiful building.
Before the construction of this building, the most popular landmark of the city was the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is also called ‘Coathanger’ by the locals owing to its arch-like design. Constructed in the year 1932, this bridge is the largest steel arch bridge in the world and connects the southern and northern shores of the harbour. It has two railway lines, eight lanes for road traffic, and walkways for pedestrians. You can learn more about the history of the bridge’s construction during your cheap holidays to Sydney by visiting a museum located in the south-eastern pier.
A 15-minute ride in a ferry taken from Sydney’s Circular Quay would help you get to the Taronga Zoo. Managed by the Taronga Conservation Society, this zoo allows you to enjoy close encounters with many of its wild animals. Taronga Zoo also has some lively events for its visitors including the overnight zoo stays called ‘Roar and Snore’ and a series of summer concerts. By purchasing the entry ticket in advance, you’ll not only have the chance to explore the zoo but would also get to experience the Sky Safari Gondola ride. You can get to Circular Quay by taking any of the buses departing from Wynyard.