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The Independent Guide to Whale Watching in Sydney

The Independent Guide to Whale Watching in Sydney

Today we share everything you need to know to enjoy whale watching in Sydney. When is the best time to see whales? Can you see them for free? Which whale watching…

The Best New Hotels in Sydney 2022

The Best New Hotels in Sydney 2022

It’s been a while since we covered new hotels in Sydney and I am pleased to say the last two years have seen some fabulous new properties open their doors…

Where to use your NSW Stay Voucher

Where to use your NSW Stay Voucher

So at first thought a $50 NSW Stay voucher does not seem like it would get you much of a holiday however if you combine your own with a partner…

What’s New on Sydney Expert

Choose the Best Blue Mountains Day Tour

Choose the Best Blue Mountains Day Tour

There are so many Blue Mountains day tours available that it is hard to choose which itinerary on offer is best for you, especially when you don’t know much about…

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge [2022]

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge [2022]

Does your bucket list include “climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge”? Whether you are a local or a visitor, views that will literally take your breath away and the personal satisfaction…

Federation Cliff Walk Dover Heights

Federation Cliff Walk Dover Heights

The Federation Cliff Walk 5km coastal trail will transport you from North of Bondi along sandstone cliffs all the way to the Gap Lookout and South Head at Watson’s Bay.…

Where to Stay in SYdney

Find the best places to stay in Sydney
Best Hostels in Sydney 2021

Best Hostels in Sydney 2021

Trying to decide on the Best Hostels in Sydney is no easy task. There are more than 85 backpacker hostels to…

How to Choose Where to Stay in Sydney

How to Choose Where to Stay in Sydney

Choosing where to stay in Sydney and finding the right hotel and the right neighbourhood can be one of the…

The Best Budget Hotels in Sydney 2022

The Best Budget Hotels in Sydney 2022

If you are looking for a list of the best budget hotels in Sydney, with a bit of local insight…

Self Guides walks in SYdney

Choose a day-long hike or easy bush walks
Exploring the Cronulla Beach Walk

Exploring the Cronulla Beach Walk

This popular Cronulla Beach Walk explores the waterfront of Bate Bay and some of southern Sydney’s most beautiful beaches. It…

Find Walks in Your LGA in Sydney: 60+ great ideas

Find Walks in Your LGA in Sydney: 60+ great ideas

Are you trying to find some interesting walks in your LGA? With everyone sticking closer to home this month, we…

Royal National Park Walks: Planning Guide

Royal National Park Walks: Planning Guide

The variety of Royal National Park walks on offer have made it popular with bushwalking enthusiasts for over one hundred…

Find more walks

Sydney itineraries

Steal one of our ready-made itineraries for your visit
Easy to Follow Sydney Itinerary – 5 Days in Sydney

Easy to Follow Sydney Itinerary – 5 Days in Sydney

While this is a five-day Sydney itinerary, each day stands alone, so if you have fewer days, you can choose…

One Day in Sydney – Easy Itineraries for Your First Visit

One Day in Sydney – Easy Itineraries for Your First Visit

So you only have one day in Sydney. Well, you’re in luck, we have put together a great itinerary for…

The Ultimate Sydney Layover Guide

The Ultimate Sydney Layover Guide

Do you have a short layover in Sydney? Not sure what you can see with just 6, 8 or 10…

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Exploring the Blue MOuntains

From stunning lookouts to delicious high teas, there are lots of great things to do in the Blue Mountains just 2 hours west of Sydney.
17 Beautiful Picnic Spots in the Blue Mountains

17 Beautiful Picnic Spots in the Blue Mountains

Today we share our favourite picnic spots in the Blue Mountains, from the traditional picnic areas great for families to secluded spots perfect for a…

Choosing Where to Stay in the Blue Mountains 2022

Choosing Where to Stay in the Blue Mountains 2022

Confused about where to stay in the Blue Mountains? We are not surprised; there are literally hundreds of properties of every style here. This guide…

Visit the Blue Mountains From Sydney

Visit the Blue Mountains From Sydney

So you want to visit the Blue Mountains but you can’t decide if you need to book a guided tour or if you can do…

Explore the Blue Mountains

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Sydney, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.