Visitor’s guide to Sydney

Discover upcoming events, find the best way to get around or use our visitor information services to help you make the most of your stay in Sydney.

Tourists at Circular Quay

Welcome to Sydney

Get to know our beautiful city by making the information centre at Customs House your first stop. Or chat to one of our friendly visitor ambassadors – you’ll find them wearing red shirts and white hats, roaming The Rocks and Circular Quay.

Walking and cycling tours

Walking and cycling are a great way to experience our city. Explore over 400 sites and self-guided tours near Customs House by downloading the Sydney Culture Walks app, or take in the sights and explore Sydney by bike on one of our self-guided rides.

Getting around Sydney

Sydney’s public transport network features trains, light rail, buses and ferries. Transport for NSW manages public transport. Plan your trip.

Opal is the smartcard ticketing system used to pay for travel on public transport in Sydney. How to get an Opal card.

Privately operated light rail lines, airport links, sightseeing buses and taxis complement the public network. You can also hire a bike or a share car.

For accessible public transport information, visit Transport for NSW.

Download the city map

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Make the most of your stay

Our landmarks, parks, public art, swimming pools, libraries, community centres and other facilities are available for everyone to enjoy.