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Limited by time? Below are minimum times required to experience various attractions and activities.

If you have a particular interest in an experience, you can of course choose to relax or take your time and spend longer.

Attraction/Activity

Time Required

Opera House Minimum – 1 hour
Sydney Hop-On-Hop Off Bus Minimum – 1.5 hours
Sydney Tower Minimum – 1 hour
Sydney Tower Skywalk Minimum - 3 hours
Sydney Aquarium Minimum – 1.5 hours
Sydney Wildlife World Minimum – 1.5 hours
Royal Botanic Gardens Minimum – 1 hour
The Rocks Minimum - 2 hours
Bridge Climb Minimum – 3 hours
Queen Victoria Building Minimum - 2 hours
Sydney Ferry - Circular Quay
To Darling Harbour (under Harbour Bridge)
35 mins
Darling Harbour Recommend – 4 hours
Harbourside Darling Harbour Minimum – 2 hours
Powerhouse Museum Minimum – 2 hours
Imax Theatre Imax Film Duration – 45 mins
Luna Park Minimum – 1 hour
Jetboat Ride Sydney Harbour Minimum – 30 mins
Taronga Zoo Minimum – 90 minutes
Recommend – 4 hours
Ferry Trip – 15 mins one way

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Attraction/Activity

Time Required

Manly Minimum – 2 hours + Ferry Trip – 30 mins one way
Manly – Oceanworld Minimum – 2 hours
Bondi Beach Minimum – 2 hours Bus from city – 45 mins, OR
Bus City to Bondi Junction – 11 mins
Then Bus from Bondi Junction – 15 mins
Blue Mountains Minimum – Full Day Trip
Recommend – Overnight Stay
Scenic World Blue Mountains Minimum – 1 hour
Min Return Travel Time – 4 hours
Australian Reptile Park  - Central Coast Minimum – 3 hours
Return Travel Time – 3 hours
Featherdale Wildlife Park Minimum - 2 hours
45 mins by car, OR
Train to Blacktown, then Busway bus No.725 from the station.

 

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