Welcome to Sydney
City of Sydney time-lapse video by Pavel Trotsenko, Paksty Visuals.
Access for people with a disability in our area has improved significantly in recent years.
Sydney Cycleways has all the information you need to get you riding on a bike, including maps, tips and many more resources. There’s even a list of bike hire options, so you don’t have to worry if you haven’t brought your own bike!
Our area features a comprehensive public transport network of train, bus and ferry services. Light rail, sightseeing buses and taxis complement the network.
Sydney has a large network of public toilets, some of which are coin-operated.
Shopping and business hours
Most major shops and department stores are open 7 days a week. Late night shopping takes place on Thursday evenings, with many stores open until 9pm.
Banks and post offices are open Monday to Friday. Some post offices open on Saturday mornings.
Sydney is located within Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).
Tipping is not the general custom in Australia, but it is your choice at any time.
Last updated: Friday, 10 April 2015