Best time to Travel to Sydney
There is no bad time to book flights to Sydney and experience life "down under.". All year round is great.
The Peak Season:
If you want to go to the Sydney festival, it starts just after New Year’s and runs through January.
The Off Season:
Its a pleasure to visit any time of year, Sydney is particularly enjoyable in autumn and spring. There is a greater chance of rain in spring, though it usually clears quickly.
Why you should book a flight to Sydney
Sydney, continues to bustle about with new businesses. Tourists booking trips to Sydney are headed for one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. Sydney is home of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour bridge as well as many other natural attractions.
Sydney climate and weather
Sydney has a temperate climate which is mostly sunny all year round. Winters are more cool than cold. June to August are the coolest, and the daytime temperature can drop to 10 (Celsius) degrees. Summers are humid with occasional downpours. Temperatures are usually in the upper 30s but can go over 40. Sea breezes cool the hot days, and evenings are balmy. Autumn and spring are delightful with clear, warm days and mild nights.
Getting around Sydney
Some of the best sightseeing is around the harbour as Sydney was built around it. Hop onto one of Sydney Ferries for a cheap way to see Sydney's harbour and you can also board a monorail down to Darling Harbour. There are plenty of ways to get around the city. The By Sydney Explorer and By Bondi Explorer buses stop almost anywhere you’d want to go in the city and around the beaches and harbour. Take the light-rail tram line to Darling Harbour, Chinatown or Paddy’s Markets. You don’t need to drive, and the one-way streets and lack of parking will eat up your time. Taxis are all over and easy to hail on the street. If you feeling Adventurous and don’t fear heights, you can try the Sydney Harbour Bridge climb, which walks across catwalks and ladders across the arch of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Sydney Travel Information
- Their are Lots of tourist activities in Sydney, and there is a lot of breathtaking views such as climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge. There are panoramic views from Mrs. Macquarie’s (wife of Governor Macquarie) Chair, in the Royal Botanic Gardens (free to enter). The Open Air Cinema is close to the Chair. The big screen has the Sydney City Skyline, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as a backdrop.
- Taronga Zoo was opened in 1916 and sits on high land along the waterfront overlooking the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Cove and the Opera House. The zoo is just 12 minutes by ferry from the central business district as well as other reptile parks and animal sanctuaries where you get to interact with kangaroos and koalas. The Sky Safari cable car runs between the zoo wharf and the top of the zoo.
- The Rocks is Sydney's oldest preserved colonial area. It is where the first settlers from England landed in 1788. Today, having undergone a makeover, it is a thriving area of galleries, museums, restaurants, cafes and shops. Staying with settlements, Fort Denison was an unhappy place of punishment and confinement … for the convicts. It’s part of Sydney Harbour National Park and is open for guided tours.
- Take the Manly Ferry. Hop on at Circular Quay and cruise the seven nautical miles (takes about 30 minutes each way) to Manly, the suburb by the sea. There’s a lot to do there apart from going to the beach: several heritage walks, galleries and museums, regular festivals and over 100 restaurants to choose from.
- For a spectacular view of the city and beyond, visit the Sydney Tower, 820 feet above the streets. A High-speed double-decker lifts rocket you up to the observation desk in just 40 seconds.
- Beaches. Don’t forget the beaches: Bondi, Manly, Coogee,Shelly, Manly, Balmoral, Tamarama, Palm(Location of the filming of 'Home and Away' soap drama).
- The flight time from most international departure cities to Sydney is almost 18 hours. Travellers looking for cheap trips to Sydney should book flights on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Peak travel times -- during festivals or around the New Year -- will cause flights to Sydney to increase. For the ultimate traveller looking for cheap airfare to Sydney, book flights on a lesser known airline (Use our search to find yourself the best deals).