Sydney Free Attractions
Attractions & Activities which you can do for FREE
- The Rocks
Explore Sydney’s history and some of the city’s oldest surviving buildings as you wander around historic streets.
- The Royal Botanic Gardens
After strolling around the Sydney Opera House, situated adjacent to the Opera House are the Royal Botanic Gardens offering tranquil gardens, walking paths, harbour views and open spaces.
- Sydney Harbour Bridge
Walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge from The Rocks to Milsons Point featuring incredible views. Entrance via Cumberland Street.
- Government House
Tour the historic home of 37 Governors of New South Wales from 1846 to 1996. Located in The Domain alongside the Royal Botanic Gardens.
- Queen Victoria Building - Clocks
On the top floor of The Queen Victoria Building discover two incredible mechanical clocks. The Royal Clock displays scenes of English royalty on the hour, while The Great Australian Clock features 33 scenes from Australian history.
- Australian National Maritime Museum
Open daily (except Christmas Day) the Maritime Museum offers free admission to the permanent exhibitions, special exhibitions, Maritime Heritage Centre at Wharf 7, the North Wharf and Marina to view the small fleet of historic vessels.
- The Art Gallery of NSW
Located at The Domain and features collections of Australian, European and Asian art, and presents special exhibitions annually.
- Bicentennial Park
Homebush, Sydney Olympic Park is just 20 minutes from Sydney and offers a fabulous playground for the entire family, featuring walking tracks through wetlands, bike tracks, picnic and BBQ facilities.
- Bondi Beach
Australia’s most famous beach is accessible via public transport and ideal for a day of fun, sand and surf.
Spend a day in Manly. Uniquely surrounded on three sides by water and experience numerous heritage and scenic walks and of course the spectacular Manly beach. The best way to get to Manly is via a 30 minute ferry trip from Sydney’s Circular Quay.