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Sydney Summer Playcay: Outdoor Adventure

Hermitage Foreshore Track, VaucluseCREDIT: Destination NSW

Couple enjoying scenic harbour views along the Hermitage Foreshore Track, Vaucluse.

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Sydney Summer Playcay:
Outdoor Adventure

Hermitage Foreshore Track, Vaucluse CREDIT: Destination NSW

Couple enjoying scenic harbour views along the Hermitage Foreshore Track, Vaucluse.

#feelnsw #feelnewsydney

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Energising nature is right on the doorstep of Sydney. The glittering harbour city is bordered by magnificent national parks, sandstone cliffs and sandy beaches. The edges of this bustling metropolis are softened by vast vistas of ocean and untouched wilderness at every turn, but even within the city you’ll find lush greenery and stunning landscapes colliding with unforgettable cultural experiences. Get outdoors in Sydney on this ultimate Sydney Playcay itinerary which will make you Feel New like nowhere else: 

FRIDAY 

2:00pm: Check-in to Ovolo Woolloomooloo 

Arrive at Ovolo Woolloomooloo and check into your room overlooking glittering waters of Sydney Harbour. Located on Woolloomooloo Wharf, next to the CBD and the Royal Botanic Garden, the hotel includes an indoor pool, restaurant, bar, and a fitness centre. 

3:00pm: Cycle around Sydney with Bonza Bike Tours & Hire 

Take a Sydney Classic Tour with Bonza Bikes, and pedal past iconic Sydney landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, as well as through the city’s spectacular parks. 

6:30pm: Get a bird’s eye view of Sydney from Bar 83 at Sydney Tower  

Enjoy stunning views of the city at sundown from Bar 83 at Sydney Tower. As night falls, you’ll see the city lights sparkle through floor to ceiling windows whilst enjoying specialty cocktails and delectable bar fare. 

Bonza Bike Tours, The Rocks CREDIT: Destination NSW

Small group enjoying a ride around Sydney Harbour with Bonza Bike Tours, The Rocks.

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Bonza Bike Tours, The Rocks CREDIT: Destination NSW

Small group enjoying a ride around Sydney Harbour with Bonza Bike Tours, The Rocks.

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Ovolo, Woolloomooloo CREDIT: Destination NSW

Friends enjoying their stay at the Ovolo Woolloomooloo hotel.

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Ovolo, Woolloomooloo CREDIT: Destination NSW

Friends enjoying their stay at the Ovolo Woolloomooloo hotel.

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SATURDAY 

7:00am: Splash into Saturday with an early morning swim 

Start the day with swimming laps in the outdoor harbourside Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool in The Domain. Afterwards refuel with breakfast at Poolside Cafe

9:00am: Cruise around the Sydney Harbour in a speedboat 

Jump behind the wheel of a snazzy little red speedboat for a self-drive tour of Sydney Harbour with Explore Sydney Harbour. Feel the wind in your hair as you zip around Australia’s most famous waterway. 

1:00pm: Walk the Hermitage Foreshore  

You’ll feel a million miles away from the city when walking the Hermitage Foreshore Walk. Join a walking tour with Australian Luxury Escapes and visit historical coastal defense sites, a lighthouse and Vaucluse House, a great spot to stop for lunch. 

4:00pm: Stand-up paddleboard around Watsons Bay 

Rent SUPs or take a lesson with Watssup and enjoy an afternoon paddle. Soak in the amazing views of the city while gliding along the calm protected waters of Watsons Bay.  

6:00pm: Enjoy sunset drinks and dinner at Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel 

Finish the day with a glass of NSW Semillon and dinner on the waterfront patio at Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel. Watch the sun set behind the Sydney skyline while you dine on fresh oysters, prawns and mussels. After, catch a ferry back to Circular Quay.  

Stand Up Paddleboarding, Watsons Bay CREDIT: Destination NSW

Couple enjoying a morning of stand up paddleboarding at Watsons Bay in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding, Watsons Bay CREDIT: Destination NSW

Couple enjoying a morning of stand up paddleboarding at Watsons Bay in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

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Andrew Boy Charlton Pool, Sydney CREDIT: Destination NSW

Couple enjoying food and drink at Andrew Boy Charlton Pool, Sydney.

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Andrew Boy Charlton Pool, Sydney CREDIT: Destination NSW

Couple enjoying food and drink at Andrew Boy Charlton Pool, Sydney.

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SUNDAY 

5:45am: Rise and shine with a kayak tour on the Harbour 

Enjoy an early morning kayak on the Harbour as the sun rises with Sydney by Kayak, departing from North Sydney. Notice the incredible juxtaposition of steel and nature as you paddle underneath the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.  

8:30am: Grab coffee at Industry Beans York St. 

On the way back to your hotel, stop at Industry Beans York St. for coffee and a bit of breakfast, then enjoy some time to refresh at your hotel. 

11:00am: Try the tasting menu at Botanic House in the Royal Botanic Garden 

Enjoy an early lunch in the heart of Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden at Botanic House. Chef Luke Nguyen’s tasting menu marries Southeast Asian flavours with native Australian ingredients. 

1:30pm: Learn about Aboriginal Culture with Dreamtime Southern X  

Dreamtime Southern X’s Margret Campbell provides an interesting and informative Aboriginal Dreaming Tour around The Rocks, highlighting the history of cultural significance of the area. 

4:00pm: End your weekend of adventure at Barangaroo House in Darling Harbour 

Barangaroo House lives in a unique three-level hive covered in greenery. Sip a rooftop drink at Smoke Bar and watch the ferries come and go from Darling Harbour.  

For more information on how to have a Feel New Summer in Sydney and New South Wales, go to visitnsw.com or sydney.com 

Share your Feel New Summer moments @VisitNSW and @sydney with #FeelNSW and #FeelNewSydney  

 

Kayaking, Sydney Harbour CREDIT: Destination NSW

Friends enjoying a day of kayaking on Sydney Harbour.

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Kayaking, Sydney Harbour CREDIT: Destination NSW

Friends enjoying a day of kayaking on Sydney Harbour.

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Dreamtime Southern X, Sydney CREDIT: Destination NSW

Small group enjoying an Aboriginal Dreaming Tour with Margret Campbell of Dreamtime Southern X in The Rocks, Sydney.

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Dreamtime Southern X, Sydney CREDIT: Destination NSW

Small group enjoying an Aboriginal Dreaming Tour with Margret Campbell of Dreamtime Southern X in The Rocks, Sydney.

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