Sydney is the economic capital of the state of New South Wales as well as the Nation. Flying to Sydney airport does not only means to be 15 minutes away for the CBD thanks to modern railway transport but symbolises as well access to a gateway for all majors cities in Australia and worldwide.
SydneyWith a population of more than four million, Sydney is Australia's largest and oldest European settlement. As the host city of the 2000 Olympic Games, Sydney has attracted more tourists than ever before with its vibrant city life and picture-perfect beaches.
Sydney Harbour is full of beaches, islands and waterside parks. Try your hand at surfing at the famous Bondi beach, or sunbathe at nearby Manly beach. Visit the Sydney Zoo for a fantastic view of the famous Harbour Bridge. Take a tour around the iconic Sydney Opera House or even take in a show. More adventurous tourists can even climb of the top of the Harbour Bridge - as long as you're not afraid of heights!
Families may enjoy exploring Sydney Harbour National Park, where there are plenty of facilities for picnics. The Art Gallery of New South Wales features a large collection of aboriginal art. And of course, the cosmopolitan city has plenty of shopping and sports opportunities.
Visit the official Sydney tourism website at http://gb.sydney.com/ for more information about the city.