Sydney - Sydney Harbour (PDF Chapter)


This is the Sydney Harbour chapter from Lonely Planet’s Sydney guidebook.

The harbour is an integral Sydney experience. Much of the coast is part of Sydney Harbour National Park - for a wilderness walk in the heart of the city, pick a slice to explore and jump on a ferry.

  • catch a ferry to Watsons Bay and spend an afternoon exploring South Head before claiming a spot at the pub as the sun sinks over the city
  • maps
  • gain a glimpse into the bustle of the Parramatta River from a ferry’s prow
  • transport
  • sneak down to secluded Shark Beach for a picnic and a swim
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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