Sydney Central Business DistrictSydney

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Visit Sydney Central Business District

Sydney Travel Guide

Sydney Central Business District awaits: its opera, architecture, gardens and more!

Discover the metropolitan area of Sydney Central Business District—a bustling port, gourmet restaurants and top sights from Sydney Tower to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.

Top hotels in Sydney Central Business District

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
5 out of 5
176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
£125
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28

Located in Sydney Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Museum of Contemporary Art and Circular Quay. The Rocks Markets and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (3,867 reviews)

"Great view, great service. Lovely view. Altitude bar was great."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2020

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
5 out of 5
199 George St., Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£168
per night
Jan 31 - Feb 1

This family-friendly Sydney hotel is located in the historical district, just steps away from Circular Quay and Museum of Contemporary Art. The Rocks Markets ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (4,236 reviews)

"Location and View are exhilarating - Harbour View a MUST"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Hyatt Regency Sydney
Hyatt Regency Sydney
5 out of 5
161 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW
£108
per night
Feb 7 - Feb 8

Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is steps away from Wild Life Sydney Zoo and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Sydney Tower and Sydney Town Hall are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (3,672 reviews)

"Location is outstanding as is the refurb from the Four Points days. Staff are outstanding! The Club lounge is well worth accessing - food was terrific and plentiful."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Hyatt Regency Sydney
Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
5 out of 5
11 Jamison Street, Sydney, NSW
£135
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30

Located in Sydney Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Hyde Park ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (3,872 reviews)

"Great location, friendly staff, very clean hotel, good facilities"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2020

Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney
PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney
4.5 out of 5
150 Day St, Sydney, NSW
£102
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28

Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sydney Town Hall, International Convention Centre Sydney, and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (3,152 reviews)

"Great location and family friendly hotel. Walkable to most popular places in Sydney."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney
Meriton Suites Sussex Street
Meriton Suites Sussex Street
5 out of 5
234 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW
£72
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28

Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Sydney Town Hall and Queen Victoria Building. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Sydney ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (164 reviews)

"Very friendly, professional \, and accommodating front-desk staff who checked me into my room 2 hours early! The room itself was absolutely beautiful, clean, and comfortable. The kitchen and bathroom were fully stocked, and the laundry machine and dryer were unbelievable. Made me feel like I had ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020

Meriton Suites Sussex Street

Popular things to do in Sydney Central Business District

Sydney Opera House
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Sydney Opera House

4.5/5(270 reviews)

One of the world’s most famous buildings is surprisingly accessible; take in a show or just take a stroll to admire this astonishing building.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

4.5/5(36 reviews)

Discover Australia’s diverse marine environments, from the Great Barrier Reef to the wild Southern Ocean, right in the heart of Sydney.

Sydney Tower
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Sydney Tower

4/5(82 reviews)

Australia’s tallest observation tower offers incredible views, and is the perfect way to become familiar with Sydney’s layout.

Hyde Park
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Hyde Park

4.5/5(164 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Hyde Park, a popular green space in Sydney. Discover the fascinating museums and shops in this vibrant area.

Sydney Town Hall
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Sydney Town Hall

4/5(36 reviews)

Discover one of Australia’s most historic and beautiful civic buildings at this popular meeting place in the heart of Sydney’s city centre.

Royal Botanic Gardens
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Royal Botanic Gardens

4.5/5(163 reviews)

Escape Sydney’s busy downtown and enjoy the winding pathways, art installations and rose gardens of this lush haven.

Top activities in Sydney Central Business District

Sydney Tower Buffet Lunch or Dinner
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Sydney Tower Buffet Lunch or Dinner

£32

Treat yourself to a feast for the eyes, mouth, and stomach with admission to the unforgettable buffet at the iconic Sydney Tower. Dine on a selection of more than 60 dishes ranging in style from Australian to Italian to Thai while basking in 360-degree views of the city as the restaurant revolves.

Sydney Attractions Pass including SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
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Sydney Attractions Pass including SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

£35

See all that Sydney has to offer with the convenience of a single pass that lets you choose between 2 or 3 of the Harbour City's most popular and well-loved attractions. Start with admission to the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and then choose other attractions to enjoy on your own schedule.

Sydney Opera House Guided Tour
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Sydney Opera House Guided Tour

£22

Discover the history and magic of the world-renowned Sydney Opera House with this Guided Tour that takes you beneath the world-famous sails. Go behind the scenes and hear the controversial story of the building's construction, as emotional and dramatic as any opera plot.

BridgeClimb Summit at Sydney Harbour Bridge
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BridgeClimb Summit at Sydney Harbour Bridge

£142

Climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for unforgettable panoramic views of the city skyline and harbour. With a professional Climb Leader to lead the way, scale catwalks and ladders to reach the 440-foot (134-m) top and soak up bird's-eye views of the Sydney Opera House and beyond.

Sydney City Highlights Day Tour
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Sydney City Highlights Day Tour

£53

Explore all of Sydney's famous sights in 1 day! From the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge to the famous Bondi Beach, your guide will show you the highlights around every corner! You'll be picked up from your hotel and head north towards Manly, crossing over the incredible Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride: 30 Minutes
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Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride: 30 Minutes

£42

See many of Sydney's famous sites including the Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison, Rose Bay, Goat Island, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Harbour Bridge and much more! The jet boat operates in most parts of Sydney Harbour at speeds of up to 45 knots (about 80 Km/h).

Other areas in Sydney

Wynyard, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Wynyard

Abundant dining options and waterfront views are just a few notable features Wynyard is known for, and you can get around the area by hopping on the metro at Wynyard Station.

Wynyard
Darling Harbour showing city views, a city and night scenes

Darling Harbour

4.5/5Wonderful!(78 area reviews)

Once the site of rusting railroad yards and wharves, one of Sydney’s greatest urban renewal projects now buzzes with museums, boutiques and eateries.

Darling Harbour
Victoria Cross, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Victoria Cross

4.5/5Wonderful!(2 area reviews)

If you're looking for some top things to see and do in Victoria Cross and surrounding area, you can visit Luna Park and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Victoria Cross
Chatswood CBD, Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia

Chatswood CBD

3.5/5Good!(3 area reviews)

While visiting Chatswood CBD, you might make a stop by sights like Mandarin Center and Chatswood Mall.

Chatswood CBD
Maroubra South, Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia

Maroubra South

While there might not be top attractions in Maroubra South, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Maroubra Beach and Wedding Cake Island.

Maroubra South
Collaroy Beach, Collaroy, New South Wales, Australia

Collaroy Beach

When in Collaroy Beach, you can plan a visit to Narrabeen Beach and Dee Why Beach, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

Collaroy Beach