Sydney Activities and Programs
Sydney Harbour and Opera House are just the start of what Australia’s oldest city offers.
Get a different perspective through Sydney’s rich Indigenous history, sample the city’s ever-evolving culinary scene and have your group take to the waves at the iconic Bondi Beach.
Soak up Sydney city
See Sydney differently
See Sydney from 134 metres (440 feet) above sea level by climbing to the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge with BridgeClimb Sydney. Added extras include live music and canapes at the summit.
Dinner on the water
Have dinner with a view of Sydney Harbour that evolves with each course aboard the new Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney. Private charter is available for up to 90 dinner guests.
Make your own gin
Create your own signature gin from a selection of pure botanical ingredients at award-winning craft distillery Archie Rose.
Urban Indigenous tour
Experience Sydney's landscape from a different perspective, with The Rocks Aboriginal Dreaming Tour from Dreamtime SouthernX which uncovers the authentic history of the Aboriginal people's saltwater heritage with Sydney Harbour.
Take a cooking class
Sydney Fish Market is the largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Groups can see live demonstrations by top Sydney chefs before sharpening their own culinary skills at Sydney Seafood School, located within the market building. The market is set to benefit from a full redevelopment with a completely new venue scheduled to open in 2024.
Explore the Hawkesbury River
Travel with Sydney Seaplanes to the Shellar door of Broken Bay Pearl Farm. As part of their Ultimate Pearl Farm Experience, you’ll harvest your own rare Akoya pearl directly from the waters of the Hawkesbury River.
Sundowner tour at Wolgan Valley
Located 45 minutes’ scenic flight – or a three hour drive – west of Sydney, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley in the Greater Blue Mountains region is a luxury immersion into the Australian landscape, with 40 private villas set on 7,000 acres (2,800 hectares) of nature. The signature Sundowner tour explores the reserve at prime wildlife spotting time.
A 45-minute helicopter flight – or a two-and-a-quarter-hour drive – north of Sydney is a wine growing region in the Hunter Valley. Enjoy fine dining, produce direct from the maker and experiences like hot air ballooning and grape stomping.