Sydney is a fascinating cosmopolitan city that has world-famous iconic landmarks, and lots to see and do when you visit. If you are planning a trip to the Harbour City, and you are looking for a bit of fun and adventure when you explore, here are some excellent ways to get around the city and see its landmarks that will get the blood pumping.
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Explore The Harbour From The Water
An excellent way to explore the Sydney shoreline is from a kayak, which will also give you a unique perspective of iconic landmarks such as the Harbour Bridge or Opera House. You can rent a kayak by the hour or go on an organised tour with a guide. The benefits of using a guide are that they will be able to show you some of the sights, as well as offer their history. For the more adventurous, as well as physically fit, you can paddle to Shark Island and enjoy some snacks and a drink before setting off back to your starting point.
Explore The City From The Air
For a fun-filled way to explore everything that Sydney has to offer and also some fantastic photo opportunities, a helicopter ride is an excellent way to get around. If you search around the internet, you can get some great helicopter ride prices, which can make it an affordable excursion when on holiday in Sydney. You can get a bird’s eye perspective of the famous landmarks and ensure that you get some unique holiday snaps to share with your friends and family.
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Travel With The Locals
A way of getting around the city that is popular with locals and tourists alike is using the many public transport networks that are available in Sydney. You will want to purchase an Opal card which can be used on the entire public transport network, meaning that the Metro, buses, and trains can be used to get around and explore the city, allowing you to get off the beaten path.
Get On Your Bike
As the weather is often pleasant in Sydney, another way that you can explore the city and get some exercise is hiring a bicycle or going on an organised bike tour. You can cycle along the shoreline of the harbour, go for a ride in Hyde Park, or even take your bike to the beach and visit the world-famous Bondi.
Go For A Stroll
You can also get around Sydney easily by foot, and it is an excellent way to see some of the sights that are on offer and immerse yourself in the local culture. As well as experiencing Sydney, you will be getting plenty of exercise, but make sure that you drink plenty of water and keep topping up your sunscreen.
However you decide to get around the Harbour City when you visit, you will undoubtedly create many memories that are going to last for a lifetime, and you may even get to capture a few of them in your photos.