Move to Sydney NSW
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Move to Sydney for vibrant life style. Sydney is located in a coastal basin situated between
the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Blue Mountains to the west. There are more than 70
beaches in Sydney.
Try the famous Bondi Beach of Sydney. Sydney landmarks are Sydney Harbour Bridge and
Sydney Opera House. Both are located in Sydney Harbour. If you are interested in rowing,
boating, recreational fishing, racing small yachts and Dragon Boat racing, then you can get
all that in Sydney Harbour. The city also boasts of musical, theatrical and artistic activities
which come under one roof in the Sydney Festival which happens every January.
Sydney, Australia’s gateway city and the capital of New South Wales is built around one of
the most beautiful harbours in the world. There are more than 70 beaches in Sydney and
Bondi Beach is the target for tourists.
Sydney is a friendly city offering visitors a variety of attractions and activities. The beaches
and harbour play a major role in the lives of Sydney siders with yachting, surfing, sail
boarding, swimming and water-skiing available. Nature rich national parks and protected
areas of natural bushland surround the city. The Blue Mountains are a 90 minute journey
from the city. It offers walking, camping and picnicking for visitors and residents alike.
Sydney’s most famous landmark is the spectacular Opera House with its graceful sails.
The Opera House has become Sydney's cultural centre, offering opera, ballet, concerts,
drama and films.
The harbour foreshore is home to the historic Rocks area. This is the site of Australia’s
first European settlement in the year 1788. Now it is home to a variety of galleries,
museums, restaurants and shops. Also overlooking the harbour are the Royal Botanic
Gardens, Sydney Aquarium and Taronga Zoo.
Sydney, with a population of almost 5.2 million, and covering almost 1120 square
kilometres, is an easy city to move around in. Excellent trains, buses and ferry services
cover all points of the greater metropolitan area. Roadways, although congested in peak
hour times, are generally well planned and driving is not too harrowing an experience.
Most Sydney tourist attractions are either within the central business district, close to the
CBD, or at points around the harbour. The exceptions are Bondi Beach and Manly as they
are the surf beach suburbs situated south and north of Sydney Heads.
Best ways to get around
Taking a City Circle train, the Monorail or walking is the best way of seeing city attractions,
while buses and ferries represent the best way to visit points and attractions around the
harbour. Sydney Ferriesprovide an inexpensive way of seeing the most beautiful harbour
in the world. For excursions around the harbour, private operators offer a myriad of harbour
cruises that promise more than a just a simple ferry ride. If you're wanting to take a bus
around the broader Sydney area, try Sydney Buses and Sydney Ferries' excellent Tripfinder.
Sydney's Kingsford Smith Airport is located in Mascot near Botany Bay, about 10 km (30
minutes From the city centre) southwest of the Central Business District and Sydney
Australia has three time zones: East Australia (including Sydney) is GMT + 10. West
Australia is GMT + 8, Central Australia is GMT + 9 hours and 30 minutes.
Summer in Sydney is from December to February; autumn is from March to May; winter is
from June to August, and spring is from September to November.