If your in Sydney for New Year watch the fireworks from Rose Bay, where you’ll get a great view with few tourists.
Ken Done Gallery - full of colour and excitement, Ken Done is a very famous Australian artist whose work we loved
Watson’s Bay Walk - have lunch at Doyles and then walk around Watsons Bay - great views of the Sydney skyline.
Spit to Manly walk - beautifully wild walk, make sure you finish off at The Boathouse in Manly for lunch
Congee to Bondi Walk
Shopping along Oxford St - great boutique shops
Blue Mountains - Katoomba Walk - incredibly beautiful scenery, make sure you go early to avoid tourists and have lunch at Flemish Flavours (make sure you sit on terrace where theres a great view)
Carriageworks - great building which often has interesting exhibitions on
To Eat / Drink:
Doyle’s, Watsons Bay - amazing view of city and delicious seafood - ask for upstairs terrace
Hardware, Bondi - great margaritas
The Boathouse, Manly - a great spot with delicious watermelon margaritas right on Shelley Beach.
The Pado Inn - best burger
Shadey pines - fantastic speakeasy
Fish Bowl - if your having lunch on the move you must have one of these
Opera Bar - beautiful views of the harbour
Corridor Bar - great little bar in New Town
Gigi’s - delicious vegan pizza restaurant in new Town
The Dolphin - fun bar for a drink in Surrey Hills
Yullis - incredible vegetarian restaurant (must get the broccoli)
Sean’s Panorama - fabulous seasonal restaurant in Bondi - unbelievably delicious food using the best seasonal ingredients in a simple, stylish setting.
Paramount House Hotel