Green metropolis with a laid-back feel
The ambiance in the city is always laid-back, partly due to the very pleasant climate. This also makes Sydney an excellent place for a picnic, for example in the harbour district. Situated between the North Harbour, Middle Harbour and Sydney Harbour you’ll find Chinese gardens and lovely parks. Here you can relax for a while before you continue to visit one of the many museums. The Powerhouse and the Art Gallery of New South Wales come especially highly recommended. Sydney is the ideal destination for a city trip, as well as a perfect starting point for a longer holiday in Australia: Book your flight to Sydney now!
Perfect start for a touring holiday
There is also plenty to do outside of the city. Stay on the lookout for kangaroos, parrots and koalas during a trip to the Royal National Park. And be sure to visit the famous eucalyptus forests in the Blue Mountains. For swimming, diving and sunbathing, visit one of the 70 nearby beaches, such as the popular Manly Beach. As the oldest wine region in the country, Hunter Valley is the perfect valley for wine tasting, and it’s only a two-hour drive from Sydney. Sydney is the ideal destination for a city trip, as well as a perfect starting point for a longer holiday in Australia: Book your flight to Sydney now!
Flights to Sydney for a unique holiday
Find a cheap ticket to Sydney? With KLM your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: Free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Australia before you know it.
Like a fleet of sailboats with the wind in their sails; that’s how the Sydney Opera House stands out in the harbour. In 1955 the Australian government held a competition for the design of a new theatre and opera building. The winning design has since become an international icon.
Surfers looking for the perfect wave know that Sydney’s beaches are the place to be. The city boasts dozens of beaches where the relaxed Australian surf culture can be sampled. If you’re reluctant to follow the crowds to Bondi Beach and Manly Beach, there are plenty of alternatives. Here are five lesser-known jewels that offer…
To the south of Sydney lies Botany Bay, the place where the British, led by Captain Thomas Cook, first made landfall in 1770. These days the bay is part of the Botany Bay National Park, which also features interesting museums and some stunning natural beauty.Originally the British named the bay Sting Ray Harbour thanks to the…
Every New Year’s Eve spectacular images of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and its amazing firework display fill TV screens around the world. The ‘Coat Hanger’ is inseparably associated with the skyline of Sydney. And those who dare can even climb the iconic structure.
Impressive mountains, enveloped in a mysterious blue haze. Just an hour’s drive from Sydney are the Blue Mountains - a place of wonderful nature, chocolate box villages and enough activities to easily fill a week.
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Average travel time: 26 hour and 10 min