Sydney Central YHA couldn’t be better located to get you to the beach, and fast.
Hop the Bondi Junction train line (and walk or bus the final 1km) to visit Sydney’s most famous beach or simply step out the front door and onto the light rail to be close to surf beaches like Maroubra, or take a dip in the ocean pools at Coogee beach. Join your fellow travellers on the coastal walk from Coogee to Bondi on Thursday mornings, or discover a new adventure hiking the newly opened 80km hike from Bondi to Manly over a few days!
Bring your walking shoes and a snack or two to wander between the stalls at of the many stellar Christmas markets in Sydney. From handmade jewellery to kangaroo paw keyrings and one-of-a-kind artworks, there’s something for everyone. There are gifts galore at the bunches of Christmas markets held across Sydney, from the Blak Markets on the stunning outlook of La Perouse, to the famous Christmas Markets in the Rocks. Support local creatives, Aussie businesses, and bring something back home other than a tan!
Pack a picnic, bring along a friend, and head straight to Centennial Park, a leafy escape in the heart of the city. The open-air cinema is running throughout the summer – click here to find the full guide to all the outdoor cinemas cropping up around Sydney this summer.
It’s a timeless tradition held in The Domain every year, singing Christmas carols and bringing a healthy dose of Christmas cheer in the city centre. Get there early to save a seat, and make sure to bring plenty of snacks and bevvies to last the night, you may even get a visit from Santa!
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