Things to do in Sydney

Sydney is a vibrant and active city by the harbours with so many things to do. The harbour, the beaches, the water, the sun and city - take a look at the community's pick of the lot.

Visit Wendy's Secret Garden

Visit Wendy's Secret GardenLavender Bay, NSW

There is a Secret Garden hiding along the harbour, a beautiful park that was created by one of Australia's most famous artists wives. The garden was once owned by the Rail Corporation, however they abandoned it leaving

Take your dog for a swim

Take your dog for a swimMultiple locations

Sydney's dog friendly culture means there are a great number of dog friendly off-leash parks around the place. Some of sydney's off leash parks are far better than others though so here's my pick of the best one for both

Have a picnic @ Balmoral

Have a picnic @ BalmoralMosman, NSW

Take a picnic basket down to Balmoral on a hot summer day and take shelter under the trees that line the foreshore while peering out across the harbour. There are a couple of busses that go there from wynyard, mosman,

Get the ferry to Doyles

Get the ferry to DoylesWatsons Bay, NSW

Take a Ferry from circular quay to Watson's Bay and get yourself some fish and chips. The cheaper option is to get the bus (324,325 there are others) from the city, get off and enjoy one of Sydney's best tucked away

Cheap Sydney harbour 'bridge climb'

Cheap Sydney harbour 'bridge climb'The Rocks, NSW

There's no need to fork out up to $300+ to climb the bridge, the cheaper alternative is to take a trip up to the north-east pylon. There's a museum inside and you get the same breath taking views as the bridge climb

Take a walk in Moore Park

Take a walk in Moore ParkMoore Park, NSW

Moore park is a great spot for a walk, picnic, jog or quick game of football. There's not much parking, but it's easily accessible by public transport, and best of al, it has some great views.

Breakfast at Clovelly Beach

Breakfast at Clovelly BeachClovelly, NSW

There's a great little cafe that overlooks the water at clovelly beach. They are usually super busy, but it's a great spot to sit in the sun & relax. Theya re also licensed which is really cool.

Cliff jumping @ Jump Rock

Cliff jumping @ Jump RockWatsons Bay, NSW

Warning - this jump is technically illegal and carries a $150 fine if you get caught. People have been seriously injured here and some have died at jump rock so do this at your own peril. That being said - this is one of