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Places to Visit

The City Circular Quay

No trip to Sydney is complete without visiting Circular Quay. From Circular Quay you can visit the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and the Botanical Gardens.

The Rocks

A short walk from Circular Quay is The Rocks which was Sydney’s first settlement. The Rocks has many good pubs and restaurants and an arts and crafts market every Saturday and Sunday.

Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo has a wide collection of animals and some of the best views in Sydney. The easiest way to get there is to catch a ferry from Circular Quay.

Darling Harbour

Darling Habour is the old port area of Sydney. There are a number of cafes and restaurants as well as attractions such as the Sydney Aquarium, Maritime Museum, Powerhouse Museum, which has a large collection of interactive exhibits and also the new Sydney Wildlife World which has a large collection of Australian animals. Darling Harbour is within walking distance of the College.

Sydney is famous for its beaches and they are easy to get to from ABI .

Bondi Beach

To go to Bondi Beach you can take a train to Bondi Junction and then get a Bus 380, 381 or 389 to Bondi Beach.

Manly

Go to Circular Quay by train where you can catch a ferry to Manly.

Shopping

There are many places to go shopping in Sydney. Pitt Street Mall is located near Town Hall station and you will find most of Australia’s leading outlets here. The QVB is also close to the station and has a large number of stores ranging from the inexpensive to designer brands.

Chinatown and Paddy’s Markets are close to Central Station for which you can get a train from Arncliffe railway station. Paddy’s Markets is a large undercover market with a variety of goods on sale including clothing, fruit and vegetables, sunglasses, jewellery, shoes, luggage, etc.

Parks and Gardens

Sydney has a number of beautiful parks and gardens. The Botanical Gardens wrap around Sydney Harbour from Mrs Macquarie’s Chair to the Opera House and afford beautiful views of both the city and harbour. Hyde Park is only a short walk from Town Hall station and is popular for lunchtime games of touch football and soccer.

The Domain is a park which joins Hyde Park and the Botanical Gardens and is often a venue for musical events and short film festivals, particularly in Summer. Directly opposite our campus, Belmore Park is a popular place for people to relax in the sun or have their lunch.