Things to Do in Sydney This Summer
Sydney heats up in the summer months, December to February, making this the best time to soak up Australian beach culture and explore stunning nearby scenery such as the Blue Mountains. It’s also a time of great cultural activity and seasonal festivities, making summer one of the best times to visit Sydney. Here are a few ways to enjoy it.
See the city’s top sights in a short time on a morning or afternoon sightseeing tour.
Learn to catch some waves with a surfing lesson on Bondi Beach.
Save money at top attractions and create your own itinerary with the Sydney Attraction Pass.
Explore the natural beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Blue Mountains on a day trip with river cruise.
See Australia’s diverse animals in their natural habitats on a 4WD wildlife tour.
Explore Australia’s oldest wine-producing region on a Hunter Valley wine-tasting tour.
Celebrate the season as you soak up the sights of Sydney Harbour on a Christmas Day lunch cruise.
Hear opera singers perform arias and get a from-row view of Sydney’s fireworks at the New Year’s Eve Opera Gala at the Sydney Opera House.
Enjoy a festive meal while sailing through the harbor on a New Year’s Eve tall ship dinner cruise.
Ring in the New Year with a 6-course meal and unrivaled fireworks views at Sydney Tower 360 Bar and Dining.