24 Hours in Sydney, Australia

Depending on where you came from, getting to Sydney, Australia must’ve been quite a journey! Fear not, Sydney is Australia’s biggest city and it has a lot to offer! Although one day is not ideal to see all of Sydney, it is enough to squeeze in some Harbour City highlights. With many activities to do and places to see, we’ve compiled a list of the best Sydney has to offer, from restaurants to places, all within 24 hours!

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Lucky Suzie

You can start your day with a quick breakfast and coffee at Lucky Suzie! They have a great Malaysian meal and it is always good to have a full stomach for a fun-filled day of travelling. Also, we all know how essential caffeine is to start the day, especially when it includes lots of walking and sightseeing.

Enjoy Sydney's Biggest Attractions!

Sydney is filled with many main attractions, so make sure your phone is charged and your shoes are laced for some adventure!  First, you can roam around the Royal Botanic Gardens until you reach Mrs Macquarie’s Chair. At this location, you will get a postcard view of the Opera House and a peak at the Harbour Bridge. Once you’re done enjoying the view, you can get up close and personal with an architectural beauty: Opera House steps, which is right next to Circular Quay. Take in the stunning view! 

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Luna Park

Who doesn’t love Ferris wheels, right? Luna Park is in Kirribilli, a suburb of Sydney, and one of the city’s most established neighbourhoods. You’ll have lots of fun exploring the park and riding the Ferris wheel. Luna Park provides a unique perspective on the city and the skyline creates a backdrop for the hulking Bridge.

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Glenmore Hotel

All that walking has made you thirsty, right? I got you covered with a cold one at Glenmore Hotel, Sydney’s most attractive rooftop pub. Hopefully, it isn’t too early to drink a cold one. 😉

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Museum of Contemporary Art 

For people who love culture and art, you should pop into the Museum of Contemporary Art. If you’re a shopaholic, you can use your credit card at the Queen Victoria Building arcade. If you’re a die-hard fan of an authentic Chinese meal, you should visit nearby Chinatown. All these places lead to Bondi on the 333 bus from Circular Quay and Elizabeth St.

Bondi Icebergs Club

Bondi is not Sydney’s most beautiful beach, but for aesthetic purposes, you should cross this off your bucket list. Visiting Sydney and not visiting Bondi’s Icebergs’ ocean pool, is a serious offence. This famous club is a nice and relaxing spot to visit and a great place for some afternoon tea.

Final Spot!

With all that travelling, you must be exhausted and hungry! Head back to the city for a wonderful and juicy burger at Mary’s in Newtown. You’ll thank me later. 😊


24 hours is not much time to explore an entire city, especially the breathtaking wonders of Sydney, but having an itinerary is always useful to make your lives wandering around easier. And if you forget to make one, you can read this blog how ever many times you need to get familiarized with the lovely places Sydney has to offer. Safe travels exploring Sydney, Australia!