This trackless 'train' departs from Queen Elizabeth II Gate (near the Opera House) every half an hour for a 25-minute tour of the Royal...
Learn about and experience Aboriginal culture and history on this three-hour cruise, stopping at Goat Island for a cultural performance...
Royal Botanic Gardens
These expansive gardens are the city's favourite picnic destination, jogging route and snuggling spot. Bordering Farm Cove, east of the...
Dendy Opera Quays
When the harbour glare and squawking seagulls get too much, follow the scent of popcorn into the dark folds of this plush cinema....
Aria is a star in Sydney’s fine-dining firmament, an award-winning combination of chef Matt Moran’s stellar dishes, Opera House views...
Macquarie St · interesting places nearby
Government House information
Encased in English-style grounds within the Royal Botanic Gardens, this Gothic sandstone mansion (built 1837–43) is the official residence of the Governor of NSW. It's also used for hosting visiting heads of state and royalty. The interior can only be accessed on a free guided tour; collect your ticket from the gatehouse.