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84% Avg. city rating Rated by 2330 customers

Activities / excursions 90%

Restaurants / eating out 85%

Shopping 85%

Chilling out / relaxing 83%

Getting around / public transport 85%

Sightseeing 91%

Culture 84%

Nightlife / partying 86%

Value for money 67%

Customer Travel Tips for Sydney

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


20 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Stay close to the city heart and walk, walk, walk. No need for public transport most of the time.

Liked: I loved the Free Tour which Josh told so many interesting stories, and brought the city to life for me.

Disliked: The road works (for the light rail) which I appreciate needs to be done. It will be great when it is finished.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


28 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Walking around Darling Harbour

Liked: Beaches

Disliked: A little bit dirty

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


23 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: bring money :D

Liked: opera house

Disliked: crowded, traffic, etc

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


01 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy it - and be prepared for the lock out laws.

Liked: Amazing weather, the city is great, a lot to do there and the people are generally friendly.

Disliked: Lockout laws when you go for a night out is a pain.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


02 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: To take bus 400 from airport to mascot

Liked: Beaches

Disliked: Buses to the south beaches

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


28 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Be ready for the weather.

Liked: It's weather

Disliked: Nothing

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


14 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Figure 8 pools

Liked: Summer time

Disliked: No

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


28 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Manly beach! Also, do the Coogee to Bondi coastal walk.

Liked: Sydney is great because of the beaches

Disliked: Does lack a bit of culture compared to Melbourne

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


28 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Be prepared to spend money

Liked: Very easy to get around, beautiful city, a lot of options to eat or drink Very clean

Disliked: Very expensive by Canadian standards The food culture not as good as Melbourne

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


01 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Use pubiit transport

Liked: Great place to party and do some sightseeing

Disliked: No

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


08 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Harbour Bridge.

Liked: There are a lot of famous places of interest, like Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

Disliked: No.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


06 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: try everything, do the free walking tours and take the ferry to manly beach, climb the harbor bridge, visit the blue mountains,

Liked: The sightseeing was incredible. transportation made it easy to get around.

Disliked: not particularly

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


05 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: no

Liked: nice weather, easy to chill out

Disliked: no

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


04 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Eating out is expensive so choose wisely.

Liked: The opera house and the bridge are amazing. Bondi beach is stunning and it is really close to the city.

Disliked: A bit pricey

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


03 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Manly. Sydney opera house. Bondi

Liked: NYE firework!!

Disliked: Crowd

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


21 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: The best view of the opera house is from Harbour Bay

Liked: A lot going on. Great to get you busy a few days

Disliked: It's a really big city ;)

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


23 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Don't have one

Liked: Everything.

Disliked: Very expensive

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
73% Avg. rating


18 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Dont stay at boardrider backpakers

Liked: Ferry

Disliked: Boadriders backpackers

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


16 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Walk everywhere

Liked: It's beautiful

Disliked: No

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
73% Avg. rating


12 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip:

Liked: Culture

Disliked: So expensive

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84% Avg. city rating Rated by 2330 customers

Activities / excursions 90%

Restaurants / eating out 85%

Shopping 85%

Chilling out / relaxing 83%

Getting around / public transport 85%

Sightseeing 91%

Culture 84%

Nightlife / partying 86%

Value for money 67%

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