The Harbour in Sydney, capital of New South Wales, Australia is one of the world’s most beautiful natural harbours as well as one of the busiest. The Sydney Harbour’s surroundings has much infotainment to offer the visitor. For those seeking convenient and comfortable Hotel Apartments Sydney has to offer the 4 star rated Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments would be an ideal choice.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the most famous landmarks of the city. Climb to the summit of the Bridge for panoramic views of city and ocean. The Sydney Harbour Circle Walk offers opportunities to explore the area west of Harbour Bridge up to Hunters Hill.
The iconic Sydney Opera House is a must see and there are many tours to do so. Built over 60 years ago by Danish Architect Jorn Utzon the Opera House is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Go under the sails and explore miles of corridors and its 1,000 rooms as well as the Concert Hall and the Joan Sutherland Theatre named after the great Australian Soprano.
Cruising, sailing and yachting are popular on the Sydney harbour. Sea Plane Rides as well as Roller Blading around the harbour area are popular.
Whale watching is a thrilling experience that can be combined with sightseeing of the Sydney Harbour.
The Taronga Zoo will delight the young and old. Set on the Harbour hillside the Taronga Zoo is home to species of Australian fauna as well as animals imported from foreign climes. Approximately 4000 species inhabit this hillside zoo and special displays include the Nocturnal Platypus Habitat and Asia Elephants Display. Nura Diya is a program where indigenous guides introduce visitors to native animals and share Dreamtime Stories. Taronga Zoo also offers an overnight stay including a night –time safari, tents in the open air dinner and breakfast.
Sydney Harbour National Park was formed to protect a series of foreshore lands and islands around the Harbour. The park contains many aboriginal sites. Fort Denison, Cockatoo Island, Luna Park and Kirribilli Point are other places worth a visit.
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Sydney Harbour is considered to be one of the most beautiful natural harbours in the world with more than 240 kilometres of shoreline and winding waterways. A cruise along the harbour gives its visitors a view of the city from a different angle where they can unravel and unwind on a sunny day while the harbour busies itself with sailing boats, cruise boats and ferries.
Sydney Harbour offers cruises during the day, at sunset and at night to experience the magnificent skyline, national parks, World Heritage sites and iconic landmarks bordered along the Harbour; which allows visitors to freely pick the perfect time to cruise through the harbour. Restaurant dining aboard the cruise can be arranged as you indulge in the best variety of food that the city has to offer while you enjoy the view of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Fort Denison. Relaxing on a chartered yacht or cruise vessel is another way to enjoy Sydney Harbour which departs from Circular Quay or Darling Harbour. Close to Darling Harbour, the Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, a centrally located, stylish serviced apartments in Sydney provides a relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city and is ideal for enjoying the scenic views of Sydney’s skyline from the comfort of a hotel!
Circular Quay is a vibrant hub which uses its ferry terminal located on the edge of the city centre to connect to the other waterside suburbs of Sydney. Be sure to check Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art and the historic Customs House which are also located at Circular Quay. Wander through the Sydney Opera House and inhale the sights and smell that the Royal Botanical Gardens has to offer, after which visitors can enjoy an exquisite meal at one of the finest restaurants like Aria, Quay and Café Sydney.
The islands in Sydney Harbour, like Shark Island, Clark Island, Rodd Island, Goat Island and Cockatoo Island holds cultural and historical significance and are great for those explorers who like to get a bit more out of the city!
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The Sydney Opera house stands as one of the most remarkable triumphs in sophisticated design and architecture. It is magnificent in both sight and purpose and is sure to awe you at first sight. Ever since it was put up, the Sydney Opera House has become the symbol of the nation. It is art and it comes as no surprise that this wonderwork of man has made its way to the World Heritage List in the year 2007.
In addition to being nothing short of astounding, the Sydney Opera House also happens to be the world’s most creative and busy performing arts center. Beneath the sails that is perfectly apt for its location is a world that bursts with life. Music and voices echo throughout its halls laced with extraordinary talent and skill. The exterior is even more amazing. The Sydney Opera House was designed by the modern architect Jorn Utzon. His masterpiece took both engineering and architecture to new heights. Its sail like design symbolizes its location on the Sydney Harbor, only adding to its glory. Perhaps this opera house is the only venue that hosts over 2500 performances and events each year and attracts around 4 million visitors annually. When you visit this location you will be able to feel everything wonderful that you have ever heard about it. And that is not all; surrounding the opera house is a vibe that is a perfect emulation of the magnificence of the Opera house; a blissful waterscape setting and tranquil surroundings. The Sydney Opera House was built in the year 1973 and since it came to life it has always been a must see location in the city. Every day guided tours are available that take you through the stories, history and magic of bringing this building to life. You can also learn and understand the extraordinary designs of the interiors portrayed by some sectors of the theatre.
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