Close to Sydney

The Sydney experience doesn't end at the edge of the CBD. Within a five kilometre radius of Central Station, Sydney Trains can take you to many of the destinations that make Sydney such a colourful and enjoyable place to visit.

Bondi BeachBondi Beach

Soak up the sun at Sydney's famous Bondi Beach, home of Australia's oldest life saving club, the stunning Icebergs pool and club and weekly Sunday markets.

Glebe MarketsGlebe

Here you'll find vegetarian restaurants, boutiques, art galleries and a colourful Saturday market not to be missed. Fossick for retro homewares, bric-a-brac and recycled designer clothing in a relaxed café haven.

Backpackers at Kings CrossKings Cross

Party in the nightclubs of 'the Cross', or watch the world go by in the cafés of bohemian Victoria Street.

Backpackers at Manly beachManly Beach

Learn to surf, play a game of beach volleyball or rollerblade along the promenade.

  • To get there take a City Circle train to Circular Quay and connect with Sydney ferries.
  • Check out Sydney.com for information on Manly attractions and events.

Cafe at NewtownNewtown

Sample the energetic 24 hour street life of King Street Newtown, with its 70 cafés and restaurants, its quirky bookstores and galleries, its out-there fashion and up-there eclectic attitude.

Customers being served at Sydney Fish MarketsSydney Fish Markets

Experience the controlled chaos of a working fish market and savour the closest thing to catching it yourself.

Giraffes at Taronga ZooTaronga Zoo

See Australia's unique animals at one of the world's premier zoos, Taronga Zoo, with its spectacular setting high above Sydney harbour.