Sydney’s relaxed atmosphere will see you cruise effortlessly from day into night, seducing you with its remarkable natural beauty, exclusive world class venues and sophisticated operatic culture.
Sydney is celebrated for its relaxed Australian beach culture and boasts an unparalleled selection of spectacular golden beaches on which you can soak up the sun or surf the waves.
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Exploring The Rocks you will discover many of Sydney’s historical landmarks including Cadman’s Cottage, one of the city’s oldest buildings built in 1816. There is a range of museums, view sites, markets and monuments in the area and The Rocks also gives access to the Pylon Lookout on Sydney’s Harbour Bridge, providing an unforgettable view across the harbour. The Harbour Bridge itself is one of Sydney’s most famous landmarks connecting the central business district to the North Shore, and as you ascend the Pylon Lookout there are three levels of exhibits depicting the history and construction of the bridge.
Sydney is celebrated for its relaxed Australian beach culture and boasts an unparalleled selection of spectacular golden beaches on which you can soak up the sun or surf the waves. Bondi Beach is the most famous of Sydney’s beaches and is lined with surf shops and designer cafes to browse. Bronte Beach, on the other hand, is considered by those who know it as one of Sydney’s best kept secrets.
The full span of artists who have tried to capture the spirit of Australia in art throughout history is presented at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, which stands as one of Sydney’s most exciting museums for history and art. The neo-Greek Art Deco museum building is an attraction in itself, and inside the museum the world’s largest permanent exhibition of native Aboriginal art is an unmissable highlight.
As a city with a myriad of entertainment opportunities to delight, Sydney is a hotspot for refined and relaxed cosmopolitan culture. The iconic Sydney Opera House is a venue to admire for the mastery of its architecture and the experience of the acoustics in the famous concert hall which are the finest in the world. In a celebration of the culture of Sydney through a very unique performance, the outdoor production of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour will take your breath away. Set on the magical harbour’s edge, you can look across at the astonishing floating stage and become immersed in an awe-inspiring operatic performance, sipping champagne with one of the world’s most beautiful cities as a backdrop.
Renowned for its green spaces as much as for its urban sculptures, The Royal Botanic Gardens are a peaceful retreat from the bustling city and constitute one of the most scenic settings in Sydney with astounding views of the Harbour, particularly at sunset. Comprised of numerous horticultural areas including the Sydney Tropical Centre; the Fernery; the rose, herb and succulent gardens; and the palm grove, the gardens embrace a captivating selection of exotic plants, orchids and ferns from Australia and overseas.
Classic elegance meets a pitch-perfect party atmosphere at the ground floor Establishment Bar. Flanked by lines of magnificent iron columns and a 42-metre-long marble bar centrepiece, the former George Patterson House retains much of its formal glory. A space packed with heritage features that make this historic venue a unique place to enjoy a drink. Quick bar service, an experienced staff and a multi-award winner all add up to a true Sydney icon.
The Ivy is an exclusive establishment that houses 9 bars and multiple restaurants. The sheer variety of spaces on offer ensure that their guests every needs are satisfied. Choose from their stunning pool bar or bistro cafe in the basement, or grace Sydney’s best party at Pacha, an event that happens exclusively on Saturday at the Ivy.
With its 131 Macquarie Street location boasting enviable panoramic Sydney Harbour and Botanical Garden views from level 14, The American Club remains an exclusive private “members only” club with a contemporary twist. Having graced Sydney’s social scene since 1947, The Club has evolved into a modern contemporary space with a range of facilities satisfying the changing lifestyles and demands of our members – entrepreneurs, innovators, professionals and the new generation of business leaders shaping the future of the city.
By far the most exclusive private club in Sydney is The Australian Club, founded in 1838. Modelled on the traditional clubs of London and New York, elite members of the Australian Club include some of Australia’s wealthiest citizens and former Prime Ministers.
Guillaume at Bennelong is situated in a magical space at the Sydney Opera House offering spectacular views of Sydney Harbour, the Harbour Bridge and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Serving contemporary Australian cuisine with a classical French influence, Guillaume’s dishes are ingeniously flavoured using only Australia’s finest fresh local produce.
Inspired by Sydney’s diverse and exciting food cultures, Momofuku Seiobo offers a constantly changing menu in a sophisticated and welcoming atmosphere. A prime seat at the bar ensures you the best dining experience with a great view of the kitchen and the talented chefs in action.
The unique cuisine at Waku Ghin’s Tetsuya’s is based on natural, seasonal Japanese flavours enhanced by classic French technique. The dining areas overlook an exquisite Japanese garden, providing a serene dining enclave in the heart of Sydney, with private rooms available for special occasions.
The Park Hyatt Hotel is situated in Sydney’s most coveted location on the waterfront, offering magnificent clear views of the Opera House. The interior of the Hotel is a glamorous showcase of classic Twentieth-century furniture and features with specially commissioned sculptures, paintings and photography created by renowned Australian artists setting a new benchmark in contemporary luxury.
Set majestically on the eastern shore of Circular Quay, the Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Hotel is a five-star apartment style hotel located in the midst of Sydney’s key attractions. Providing the most luxurious all-suite accommodation, exceptional service and outstanding cuisine, the Pullman Quay affords you an unrivalled Sydney hotel experience.
The Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa is a unique resort adjoining the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. It was built using the latest cutting edge technology, yet it blends seamlessly with original architecture and perfectly complements the beauty of the dramatic Australian bush. Each free-standing luxury suite has its own private terrace and swimming pool, and the resort offers use of a top-class spa as well as a range of outdoor pursuits.