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2021 Sydney holiday deals

Sydney Holiday Packages

If the famous Aussie landmarks and icons don’t impress you, something else in Sydney will. 

This is the city where you can watch the sun set on the harbour from Australia’s most famous bridge, catch a captivating performance at the Sydney Opera House or cool off with a swim at a spectacular sweeping beach. Maybe you’d like a family-friendly activity like a fun park or aquarium, dinner in a world-class restaurant or some fine fashion from a historic shopping arcade? It doesn’t matter whether you’re rolling in cash or on a tight budget: Book your Sydney holiday package with us and you’ll always find something to do.

History
Sydney is the place where Captain James Cook first landed in 1770 to start a penal colony. In 1808, the only successful armed takeover of the government in Australian history occurred when the “Rum Rebellion” overthrew Governor William Bligh. Sydney officially became a Sydney in 1842, and the gold rush drew thousands of immigrants to the city a decade later. Today more than four million people live in Sydney, making it the nation’s most populous city, as well as the oldest.

Things To Do
If you’ve been hanging out to see Australia’s biggest icons (and we don’t mean celebrities, although there are plenty of them around too), you’re in luck. Shaped like a set of white sails, the Sydney Opera House is no less impressive on the inside, with dance, theatre, popular music and – of course – opera performed in a variety of venues on many stages. There’s more to Sydney’s theatre scene than the Opera House, though. Young Aussie actors flock here to make their marks, and you can watch them perform everywhere from the massive Lyric Theatre to an edgy indie venue.

If you like harbour views, you not only have the entire expanse of Sydney Harbour (and the other harbours of Port Jackson) to ogle – you can see it all in panoramic view from the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge. Book a BridgeClimb Experience for a guided adventure up the arches.

The birthplace of modern Sydney, The Rocks maintains its historic look with cobbled alleyways, restored sandstone buildings and old pubs.

Beach lovers can head straight to one of Australia’s most famous seaside spots: Bondi Beach. This beach has a long, golden arch of sand, clear blue refreshing water and outdoor pools and ocean baths. It’s surrounded by restaurants, shops, and cafes where you can pick up a delicious cappuccino before wandering beside the sea.

The whole family can enjoy Sydney’s attractions. Taronga Zoo has over 4000 animals to see. SEALIFE Aquarium has a number of zones showcasing everything from stingrays to starfish to sharks. Wander through Luna Park’s wide-open cartoon mouth for a day full of wild rides.

Shopping and Dining
If you’re a shopaholic looking for a fix, Sydney has shops with world-famous fashion brands and historic shopping centres like the Queen Victoria Building and the Strand Arcade. Pitt Street Mall is two city block’s worth of speciality stores and usual favourites. Sydney also has plenty of weekend markets – in locations ranging from The Rocks to Rozelle - where you can pick up something unique.

It’s no exaggeration to say you’re sure to find a great restaurant in Sydney whether you’re a strict vegan, a health nut, a fine diner or a fast food junkie. Chefs at the top of their game work with flavours from around the world. Business people warm up with hot meals in heritage-listed pubs, and baristas brew some of the finest coffee you’re likely to taste.

Getting Here
Lying on the beach, partying in the nightclubs, taking happy snaps with the icons or sitting down for a satisfying meal – a holiday in Sydney has it all, so stop living vicariously through postcards: Bundle your hotel and flights together on Wotif.com with one of our Sydney packages.

Things to do in Sydney

Life's way too short to jealously listen to stories of other people's holidays. It's time to jump in and find out what this big crazy world has to offer.

Still got some space on your itinerary? Here are our top picks:


Guide to Exploring Sydney

Top Sydney Hotels

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

199 George St., Sydney, NSW
    5.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.7 out of 5 (1015 reviews)

    This family-friendly Sydney hotel is located in the historical district, just steps away from Circular Quay and Museum of Contemporary Art. The Rocks Markets ...

    from NZ$254

    Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

    Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

    176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
      5.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.4 out of 5 (493 reviews)

      Located in Sydney Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Museum of Contemporary Art and Circular Quay. The Rocks Markets and ...

      from NZ$265

      Oaks Sydney Goldsbrough Suites

      Oaks Sydney Goldsbrough Suites

      243 Pyrmont Street, Darling Harbour, Pyrmont, NSW
        4.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        4.1 out of 5 (3416 reviews)

        Located in Darling Harbour, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Harbourside, Australian National Maritime Museum and International Convention ...

        from NZ$103

        Rydges Sydney Harbour

        Rydges Sydney Harbour

        55 George Street, The Rocks, NSW
          4.0 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.5 out of 5 (272 reviews)

          Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hotel is steps away from The Rocks Markets, Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal. Sydney Harbour Bridge ...

          from NZ$158

          Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

          Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

          12 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW
            5.0 out of 5.0
             
             
            4.6 out of 5 (239 reviews)

            Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Harbourside and Australian National Maritime Museum. International Convention Centre ...

            from NZ$274

            Meriton Suites Kent Street, Sydney

            Meriton Suites Kent Street, Sydney

            528 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW
              5.0 out of 5.0
               
               
              4.3 out of 5 (206 reviews)

              Located in Sydney Central Business District, this luxury apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Sydney Town Hall and The Galeries. Chinatown Night Market ...

              from NZ$145

              Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney

              Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney

              27 O'Connell Street, Sydney, NSW
                5.0 out of 5.0
                 
                 
                4.7 out of 5 (323 reviews)

                Located in Sydney Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pitt Street Mall and Circular Quay. The Domain and Royal Botanic ...

                from NZ$179

                Hilton Sydney

                Hilton Sydney

                488 George Street, Sydney, NSW
                  5.0 out of 5.0
                   
                   
                  4.2 out of 5 (327 reviews)

                  Located in Sydney Central Business District, this luxury hotel is steps away from Queen Victoria Building, The Galeries and Sydney Town Hall. Westfield Shopping ...

                  from NZ$205

                  Hyatt Regency Sydney

                  Hyatt Regency Sydney

                  161 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW
                    5.0 out of 5.0
                     
                     
                    4.1 out of 5 (531 reviews)

                    Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is steps away from Wild Life Sydney Zoo and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Sydney Tower and King Street Wharf are also ...

                    from NZ$221

                    Oaks Sydney Castlereagh Suites

                    Oaks Sydney Castlereagh Suites

                    317 Castlereagh Street, Haymarket, NSW
                      4.0 out of 5.0
                       
                       
                      4.0 out of 5 (954 reviews)

                      Located in Sydney Central Business District, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Paddy's Market, Hyde Park and University of Technology Sydney. ...

                      from NZ$158

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                      ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.co.nz from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

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