Best activities in Sydney

Check out the top activities in Sydney, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Centennial Park
1. Centennial Park
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213 local reviews
Grand Dr, Centennial Park, Sydney
+61 2 9339 6699
Park
Cheryl
Large park in the middle of the city. You can walk there from our home. Lots of activities in the park includ…
Suni & Brandon
Majestic Centennial Park is the most beautiful park in Sydney. Lots of family activities, including horse ridi…
Jane
Centennial Park offers heaps of great activities including: Cycle Hire Picnics and picnic site bookings BBQs i…
1. Centennial Park
1. Centennial Park
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213 local reviews
Grand Dr, Centennial Park, Sydney
+61 2 9339 6699
Cheryl
Cheryl
Large park in the middle of the city. You can walk there from our home. Lots of activities in the park including bicycles for rent, cafes a…
Suni & Brandon
Suni & Brandon
Majestic Centennial Park is the most beautiful park in Sydney. Lots of family activities, including horse riding and biking. You can jog/ wa…
Jane
Jane
Centennial Park offers heaps of great activities including: Cycle Hire Picnics and picnic site bookings BBQs in the parklands Horse riding a…
2. The Entertainment Quarter
2. The Entertainment Quarter
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38 local reviews
122 Lang Road, Moore Park
Closing soon
(02) 8117 6700
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Adriana
You can find a variety of entertainment activities and it is 15 min walk, 5 min drive from home
Gabrielle
Bowling + Laser Skirmish + Skateboarding + Cinemas + Indoor kid's activities - perfect for all your rainy day …
Phil & Lisa
Another place for movies and things to do for kids - including laser tag and bowling. Search 'entertainment qu…
2. The Entertainment Quarter
2. The Entertainment Quarter
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38 local reviews
122 Lang Road, Moore Park
Closing soon
(02) 8117 6700
Adriana
Adriana
You can find a variety of entertainment activities and it is 15 min walk, 5 min drive from home
Gabrielle
Gabrielle
Bowling + Laser Skirmish + Skateboarding + Cinemas + Indoor kid's activities - perfect for all your rainy day activities! Walking distance.
Phil & Lisa
Phil & Lisa
Another place for movies and things to do for kids - including laser tag and bowling. Search 'entertainment quarter' online for what's on. T…
3. Taronga Zoo
3. Taronga Zoo
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146 local reviews
Bradleys Head Road, Mosman, Sydney
Closed now
+61 2-9969-2777
Zoo
Leah
This is a great half or full-day activity. Taronga has so much to see and is also situated in one of the most …
JULIE
One of my favourite Sydney activities with visitors is to catch a ferry from Circular Quay to the Zoo. Take th…
Sarah
A zoo with a view. Even if you don't usually like zoos - you can't fail to enjoy this day out. The views over …
3. Taronga Zoo
3. Taronga Zoo
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146 local reviews
Bradleys Head Road, Mosman, Sydney
Closed now
+61 2-9969-2777
Leah
Leah
This is a great half or full-day activity. Taronga has so much to see and is also situated in one of the most beautiful vantage points in Sy…
JULIE
JULIE
One of my favourite Sydney activities with visitors is to catch a ferry from Circular Quay to the Zoo. Take the cable car and spot the elep…
Sarah
Sarah
A zoo with a view. Even if you don't usually like zoos - you can't fail to enjoy this day out. The views over the harbour are sublime!
4. Bondi Pavilion Community Cultural Centre
4. Bondi Pavilion Community Cultural Centre
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8 local reviews
Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach
Closed now
(02) 8362 3400
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Caroline Lo
This is a great famous place. Check out the website to do a range of recreation and sport activities with loca…
Peter
A community art gallery space inside the Bondi Beach Pavilion, hosting exhibitions by local artists year-round…
Peter
A community art gallery space inside the Bondi Beach Pavilion, hosting exhibitions by local artists year-round…
4. Bondi Pavilion Community Cultural Centre
4. Bondi Pavilion Community Cultural Centre
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8 local reviews
Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach
Closed now
(02) 8362 3400
Caroline Lo
Caroline Lo
This is a great famous place. Check out the website to do a range of recreation and sport activities with locals!
Peter
Peter
A community art gallery space inside the Bondi Beach Pavilion, hosting exhibitions by local artists year-round. The Pavilion is also base fo…
Peter
Peter
A community art gallery space inside the Bondi Beach Pavilion, hosting exhibitions by local artists year-round. The Pavilion is also base fo…
5. Powerhouse Museum
5. Powerhouse Museum
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24 local reviews
500 Harris Street, Ultimo, Sydney
Closed now
+61 2-9217-0111
Museum
Suzy
Design and technology museum. Great wet weather activity for both adults and kids! About a 10-25 minute walk f…
Wayne
Arts and Science Museum with regular exhibitions and activities
Suzy
Design and technology museum. Great wet weather activity for both adults and kids! About a 10-25 minute walk f…
5. Powerhouse Museum
5. Powerhouse Museum
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24 local reviews
500 Harris Street, Ultimo, Sydney
Closed now
+61 2-9217-0111
Suzy
Suzy
Design and technology museum. Great wet weather activity for both adults and kids! About a 10-25 minute walk from the house. Entry $10 adult…
Wayne
Wayne
Arts and Science Museum with regular exhibitions and activities
Suzy
Suzy
Design and technology museum. Great wet weather activity for both adults and kids! About a 10-25 minute walk from the house. Entry $10 adult…
6. Art Gallery NSW
6. Art Gallery NSW
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111 local reviews
Art Gallery Rd, Sydney
Closed now
+61 2 9225 1700
Art Gallery
Deborah
Extensive collection of arts. Activities for children. Plenty of outside area for a picnic.
abbey
With its classical Greek frontage and modern rear end, this much-loved institution plays a prominent and grega…
Jude
Love Painting and Arts? Highly recomendable.
6. Art Gallery NSW
6. Art Gallery NSW
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111 local reviews
Art Gallery Rd, Sydney
Closed now
+61 2 9225 1700
Deborah
Deborah
Extensive collection of arts. Activities for children. Plenty of outside area for a picnic.
abbey
abbey
With its classical Greek frontage and modern rear end, this much-loved institution plays a prominent and gregarious role in Sydney society. …
Jude
Jude
Love Painting and Arts? Highly recomendable.
7. Darling Harbour
7. Darling Harbour
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98 local reviews
Darling Harbour, Sydney
(02) 9240 8500
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LEANNE
Lots of food options at Darling Harbour / King St Wharf. Also tourist activities such as the Aquarium, Wildlif…
Laarni
Darling Harbour is the place to be if you like city lights, restaurants, bars and clubs, activities and shoppi…
Eleni
The best place to take the kids in Sydney is by far Darling Harbour. While there are many constructions going …
7. Darling Harbour
7. Darling Harbour
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98 local reviews
Darling Harbour, Sydney
(02) 9240 8500
LEANNE
LEANNE
Lots of food options at Darling Harbour / King St Wharf. Also tourist activities such as the Aquarium, Wildlife centre.
Laarni
Laarni
Darling Harbour is the place to be if you like city lights, restaurants, bars and clubs, activities and shopping. A lot of restaurants to ch…
Eleni
Eleni
The best place to take the kids in Sydney is by far Darling Harbour. While there are many constructions going on here at the moment this is …
8. The Grounds of Alexandria
8. The Grounds of Alexandria
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87 local reviews
Huntley Street, Alexandria
Closed now
(02) 9699 2225
CafeFoodEstablishment
Gordon
Opened in 2012, The Grounds of Alexandria is one of the new breed of inner city Sydney venues. Located in an…
Emily
Food, Coffee, Farmers Markets, Stalls, Flowers, and Kevin Bacon the resident pig. A great morning activity to …
Stefanie
Gorgeous cafe with outdoor seating and veggie garden.
8. The Grounds of Alexandria
8. The Grounds of Alexandria
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87 local reviews
Huntley Street, Alexandria
Closed now
(02) 9699 2225
Gordon
Gordon
Opened in 2012, The Grounds of Alexandria is one of the new breed of inner city Sydney venues. Located in an old pie factory from the ear…
Emily
Emily
Food, Coffee, Farmers Markets, Stalls, Flowers, and Kevin Bacon the resident pig. A great morning activity to mooch around - check out Salt …
Stefanie
Stefanie
Gorgeous cafe with outdoor seating and veggie garden.
9. Sydney Olympic Park
9. Sydney Olympic Park
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22 local reviews
Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney
+61 2 9714 7888
Park
Deborah
Lots of activities for kids and adults. Check their website for events and activities.
Waty
Bike paths, Jogging track, Sport Activities, Archery, Concert/Arena
Judy
Great place, plan your visit. There are always activities on, visit the Olympic pool, attend an Expo or just v…
9. Sydney Olympic Park
9. Sydney Olympic Park
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22 local reviews
Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney
+61 2 9714 7888
Deborah
Deborah
Lots of activities for kids and adults. Check their website for events and activities.
Waty
Waty
Bike paths, Jogging track, Sport Activities, Archery, Concert/Arena
Judy
Judy
Great place, plan your visit. There are always activities on, visit the Olympic pool, attend an Expo or just visit the Park and see where th…
10. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
10. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
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170 local reviews
1 Notts Avenue, Bondi Beach, Sydney
+61 2 9386 7999
Trail
Nadia
One of the must do's in Sydney and a daily activity for many locals. Best views and you might even spot a whal…
JULIE
One of the best activities to take part in as a visitor to Sydney. Ticks all the boxes . Take a hat, sunscreen…
Caroline
One of the most beautiful walks in the world. If the weather and season is right, you might be lucky enough t…
10. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
10. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
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170 local reviews
1 Notts Avenue, Bondi Beach, Sydney
+61 2 9386 7999
Nadia
Nadia
One of the must do's in Sydney and a daily activity for many locals. Best views and you might even spot a whale or dolphin in the ocean
JULIE
JULIE
One of the best activities to take part in as a visitor to Sydney. Ticks all the boxes . Take a hat, sunscreen and water.
Caroline
Caroline
One of the most beautiful walks in the world. If the weather and season is right, you might be lucky enough to spot a whale or a dolphin.
11. Australian Pioneer Village
11. Australian Pioneer Village
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5 local reviews
Rose Street, Wilberforce
Closed now
(02) 4575 1777
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Linda
Village featuring historical, absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 100 years ago, reloca…
Coxs
This place will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 100 years ago! Sundays.
Sharon
Historic Pioneer Village, step back in time and see how the pioneers lived. Rose Cottage, which has been in th…
11. Australian Pioneer Village
11. Australian Pioneer Village
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5 local reviews
Rose Street, Wilberforce
Closed now
(02) 4575 1777
Linda
Linda
Village featuring historical, absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 100 years ago, relocated cottages & horse carriage …
Coxs
Coxs
This place will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 100 years ago! Sundays.
Sharon
Sharon
Historic Pioneer Village, step back in time and see how the pioneers lived. Rose Cottage, which has been in the same family and location for…
12. Sky Zone, Alexandria
12. Sky Zone, Alexandria
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9 local reviews
75 O'Riordan St, Alexandria, Sydney
Closed now
Outdoors & Recreation
Angela
Great indoor activity for rainy days
Aaron
Awesome rainy day activity for adults or kids - or both. A giant warehouse of trampolines. Need I say more?
Judy
Trampoline-ing! Seriously fun
12. Sky Zone, Alexandria
12. Sky Zone, Alexandria
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9 local reviews
75 O'Riordan St, Alexandria, Sydney
Closed now
Angela
Angela
Great indoor activity for rainy days
Aaron
Aaron
Awesome rainy day activity for adults or kids - or both. A giant warehouse of trampolines. Need I say more?
Judy
Judy
Trampoline-ing! Seriously fun