Sydney, the place to be!

Sydney has so much to offer as a city!

Check out the fantastic gems for foodies and the buzzing markets. Visiting Sydney with your family? Then you certainly can't skip Luna Park, Taronga Zoo or the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Fun guaranteed!

8 hidden gems for foodies (Yummy!) Places your stomach won't want you to miss on your trip to Sydney...

The Grounds of Alexandria

A popular landmark coffee roastery, cafe and sustainable garden known for its fresh produce and hands-on experiences. Location: Alexandria.

Devon Café

Devon on Danks serves up quirky touches to classic cafe dishes, alongside a range of delicious seasonal house-made ‘cronnies’ or cronuts, doughnuts and soft serves.
Location: Waterloo and Surry Hills

Cow and the Moon

This may be a boutique, family-run gelato and coffee bar - but their almond affagato flavour won the world's best gelato title in the recent Gelato World Tour in Italy! Location: Enmore

Brewtown Newtown

Aside from serving up really photogenic and equally as delicious brunches, it is also reputedly the pioneer of the cronut (donut-shaped croissant hybrids) movement in Sydney.
Location: Newtown

Gelato Messina

Indulge in flavours like poached figs in marsala, salted caramel with white chocolate chips (their best seller) and apple pie.
Location: Roseberry, Darlinghurst, Surry Hills, Bondi, Parramatta, Miranda and The Star

Black Star Pastry

Be sure to try the strawberry watermelon cake with fresh slices of watermelon sandwiched between layers of rose-flavoured fresh cream. Other recommendations include the persimmon marshmallow and raspberry cake.
Location: Newtown, George Street (Sydney CBD) and Rosebery

Bourke Street Bakery

Enjoy the legendary Ginger Brulée Tart at Sydney’s most loved bakery, opened by local bakers and chefs who share a love of good food and an appreciation of all things handmade.
Location: Alexandria, Barangaroo, Banksmeadow, Marrickville, Potts Point and Surry Hills

Aqua S

Order the sea salt with the bright blue soft serve and a swirl of lemon ice tea! The dreamiest, Instagram-worthy gelato. Location: George Street, Sydney CBD.

Experience Sydney's Black Star Pastry

Renowned for its signature Strawberry Watermelon Cake, check out this fantastic bakery in Newton. Get your tastebuds going with the likes of the Lemon Zen with Pistachio White Choco or go savoury with a quiche or the kangaroo pie! Thanks to The Smart Local» for creating this video for us.

6 Buzzing markets to explore in Sydney

The Rocks Markets

Set amid quaint cobblestone laneways, there are more than 200 colourful stalls offering anything from locally designed fashion to handcrafted accessories.
Every Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 5am. On Fridays, The Rocks transform into a foodie paradise. Pick up fresh fruit, bread, chocolate, olive oils and a whole other range of Australian-made gourmet produce. Every Friday, 9am - 3pm.

Sydney Fish Market

This is the largest working market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Book a Behind the Scenes Tour and see all the action. Taste a wide variety of fresh seafood. Daily, 7am – 4pm. The Sydney Seafood School holds a variety of seafood cookery classes including some that are hosted by Australia’s leading chefs!

Carriageworks Farmers Market

An award-winning authentic Farmers' Market with over 70 farmers and artisan food producers packing their trucks with fresh, seasonal, and homemade produce they grow or make. Don't forget to try some dumplings and pancakes from celebrity chef Kylie Kwong! Open every Sunday, 8am- 1pm

Marrickville Organic Food Market

Be delighted by the wide mix of fresh produce and hot food. Buy organic fruits and veggies direct from the farmers or pick up some burgers from the food stalls. Every Sunday, 8.30am – 3pm

Bondi Farmers' Market

Fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, organically grown meat and poultry, flowers, artisan breads, homemade jams, farmstead cheeses, seafood, olive, herbs, spices and more! Every Saturday, 9am- 1.pm.

Paddington Markets

A community based market supporting local people passionate about their craft and the local community. The market has over 150 unique stalls filled with creative fashion and accessories.
Every Saturday, 10am – 4pm

Explore Sydney Fish Market with us

Located in Blackwattle Bay is the LARGEST fish market in Sydney! Home to a wide variety of FRESH SEAFOOD like sashimi, lobsters, prawns, oysters and even scallops, it's the must-visit destination for seafood lovers! Thanks to The Smart Local» for creating this video for us.

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Book a flight from Singapore to Sydney from now until 31st March 2016 and get $30 discount on flight bookings! Use discount code: NEWSOUTH30 upon check-out.

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Family Attractions

There is plenty to keep both your little ones and the young at heart entertained in Sydney, here are our favourites to explore on your holiday

Luna Park

Have a good time on the thrilling rides at Luna Park, Sydney’s very own amusement park on the edge of the beautiful Sydney Harbour. The park is most weekends throughout the year but check the opening times of the park and save money by pre purchasing your pass here».

Taronga Zoo

Meet native wildlife; interact with the kangaroos at Taronga Zoo or have breakfast with the koalas at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo. Why not take the ferry from circular quay over to the zoo and start your trip with a cable car ride over the park. Don't miss the spectacular bird show with views over the Sydney city skyline or the chance to feed the giraffes.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Experience the world’s largest display of Australian underwater creatures n the heart of the city! Get up close to over 13,000 amazing creatures from 700 different species. From the Great Barrier Reef to the arctic you can explore the world's oceans all in one day. Will you spot nemo? Come and see!

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