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Best attractions to visit in Sydney

41. Wet’n’Wild Sydney - Sydney

Wet n Wild Sydney

Wet’n’Wild Sydney is a water park located in New South Wales, Australia. The parked opened its doors to the public on 12th December 2013, and since then have become one of Australia’s most loved adventure parks. This park is owned and operated by Village Roadshow Theme Parks, and is located in two other locations. Wet’n’Wild Sydney offers outstanding entertainment to the visitors and features some of the most interesting water adventures and slides. The park features a large wave pool known as The Beach, which is located right in the centre. This pool produces non-surfable waves of up to 2.3 meters. Wet'n'Wild Sydney features several water slide attractions including a large wave pool, a children's area, food, beverage and retail outlets, and a Surf Life Saving Club. The park features four water slide towers, each featuring a collection of slides grouped by the level of thrill. For the thrill-seekers, the Bombora slide can be quite exciting. This slide is a tornado wave slide and features enclosed flume ride before it drops down to the ground. H2Go Racer is another slide that features an eight-lane whizzard twist where riders get to race head-first on a downward facing slide. The slide ends with an open drop, giving riders complete enjoyment.

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42. Shark Island - Sydney

Shark Island

Located offshore to the Sydney suburbs of Rose Bay, Vaucluse, and Point Piper in the eastern side of the harbor, Shark Island is an island in Sydney Harbor, Australia. Although its original name is Boambilly, its name Shark Island comes from the shape of the island that strikes resemblance to a shark. This island has an area of 3.7 acres and was once used as animal quarantine, a recreation reserve, and a naval depot from 1879 until 1975. This island is now used as a famous picnic spot and offers the visitors many facilities including picnic shelters and a gazebo. Furthermore, Shark Island offers an array of recreation and adventure to the public including a ferry service that offers four trips out of Circular Quay on weekends. Due to the small size of the island, people wanting to visit it must make their reservations beforehand. The island can only accommodate 500 people at one time. Shark Island is also a hotspot for private gigs and functions, and is open for bookings in advance. Visitors can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Harbor and the city from Shark Island. There is also quite a lot of shade available for the beachgoers at the Island.

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43. Vaucluse House - Sydney

Vaucluse House

Vaucluse House is a historic estate that is built in the outstandingly beautiful Gothic Revival style and is located in the harbor-side suburb of Vaucluse in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The name of the suburb is taken from Vaucluse House. This breathtaking 19th century estate features a kitchen wing, house, outbuildings, stables, and 28 acres of mesmerizing gardens and grounds. Managed under the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, this estate is used as a museum that is open to the public. This museum offers a peek into the history of the great family sagas of the city and many other activities for the visitors. Families with children can visit the farmyard where they can enjoy petting goats, birds, and ducks. You can also visit the Kitchen Gardens that are abundant with fresh fruits and vegetables grown on the estate. The unfinished entrance space without a doorway is one of the many amusements at the Vaucluse House. One of the most interesting things at the house is the portrait of William Charles Wentworth’s three daughters. Anyone interested in visiting this historic site can book free tours and learn many interesting stories about the Wentworth family.

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44. Scheyville National Park - Sydney

Scheyville National Park

The Scheyville National Park is an outstanding national park that covers 2,300 acres of land and is located in the northwestern suburbs of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. This park is popular for offering a dynamic range of recreational activities including cycling, horse riding, and walks on easy trails. The Scheyville National Park is all about nature and providing a serene place for the visitors where they can relax and get involved in refreshing physical activities and exercises. This park is not just valued for its amazing setting, but it also has a rich cultural history. This park features the remains of a cooperative farm and a famous migrant camp. Sites like these make this park much more than just a recreational hub for the citizens. It tells a lot about the time when these places were the stops for becoming an Australian. Many men trained in the grounds of this park to take part in the Vietnamese War. You can take a horseback ride and witness the remains of historic building among other restored ones. The park also offers facilities like drinking water, picnic tables, and toilets for those visiting. You can also visit the park with your family to enjoy the serene environment and watch birds while you relax on the grass.

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45. Moonlight Cinema - Sydney

Moonlight Cinema

Moonlight Cinema is among the few outdoor cinemas in Sydney, Australia. This cinema is open to public and gives everyone a chance to watch a movie under the stars. The cinema showcases a dynamic set of movies and shows including contemporary, classic, and cult movies. The cinema also offers advance screenings for those who love to enjoy a good watch with a panoramic view of the Belvedere Amphitheatre in Centennial Park, in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. Moonlight Cinema is Sydney’s most popular outdoor cinema that not only attracts the locals, but also the tourists visiting the city. The cinema announces several shows and seasons that go up for booking for visitors. Visitors love to watch horror and thrillers in Moonlight Cinema due to its outdoor location and the spooky environment it creates. People visiting for a show can buy food hampers from the venue, but it is always best to bring your own picnic basket packed with your favorite food items and drinks. Alcohol is also available at the venue, so you will never be short of anything. The best part about Moonlight Cinema is that if you book as a group, you get a discount.

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46. Hillsong Church - Sydney

Hillsong Church

Affiliated with Australian Christian Churches, Hillsong Church is located in Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. This Pentecostal mega church is a part of the Australian branch of the Assemblies of God. Hillsong Church came into existence in 1983 and since then became a multi-site church with branches spreading across Australia including campuses in Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Noosa, and New Castle. Hillsong also holds several conferences, tours, and events. The church believes in the welfare of people. The church is connected to thousands of other churches across the world and holds the Hillsong Conference that is world’s largest annual Christian gathering with people from every denomination attending the event with enthusiasm and high spirit. Hillsong Church also runs a Bible College with over 1,500 students registered to study from across the world. The church also offers an array of other services to the community including pastorally supporting families and marriages, hospital support, ministries, children’s programs, and much more. Hillsong Church took an interesting turn toward music development. The music produced by Hillsong Church’s singers has made a massive impact on the audience and the music also took the top spots in Australian charts. Their albums have achieved gold and platinum sales status as well.

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47. Powerhouse Museum - Sydney

Powerhouse Museum

The Powerhouse Museum in Sydney is a science museum that has a collection from all walks of life such as transport, steam engines, space technology science, media, furniture, decorative arts, costume, technology, and communication. Some of the main attractions in the museum include the rotary steam engine that was made in 1785 by Boulton and Watt. Other than this, don’t forget to check out the Locomotive No. 1 that was built back in 1854 by Robert Stephenson. Some of the famous and interesting exhibitions in the museum consist of the Treasures of Palestine exhibition, the Christian Dior exhibition, the "Strictly Mardi Gras" exhibition, the Kylie exhibition, the Audrey Hepburn exhibition, the Fabergé exhibition, the Diana exhibition, and Harry Potter: The Exhibition. There are also exhibits on transport, the steam revolution, space, experimentations, EcoLogic: Creating a sustainable future, and Cyberworlds: computers and connections. The place also has Powerhouse Discovery Centre that was opened for public in 2006. Entry for children under the age of 16 is free and there are guided tours that will educate you about the place. Do visit it whenever you are in Sydney as you will love the place.

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48. White Rabbit Gallery - Sydney

White Rabbit Gallery

The White Rabbit Gallery is an art museum that has the largest and the most prominent collections of contemporary Chinese art. This art gallery/museum was founded by Judith Neilson and Kerr, and focused on exhibiting and presenting works of arts made in the 21st century. This art gallery is not only unique, but it offers pieces that are modern and very interesting. The White Rabbit Gallery is located at 30 Balfour Street, Chippendale in Sydney, Australia. This gallery is established in a renovated Rolls-Royce service depot. Although the gallery contains 1000 works of Chinese contemporary art, it is still a very small number of the total White Rabbit Collection. Two exhibitions are held in the gallery every year and the entrance level and three upper floors are re-hung. Visitors can enjoy tea from China and Taiwan in the tea house on the ground level. This charitable gallery’s café is another attraction other than its fine works of art. The dumplings offered at the café attract many tourists and visitors, adding to their experience. You can also book tours of the gallery from Wednesday to Sunday. You can join these tours by arriving a few minutes before the starting time. If you are part of an educational institution, you can book special group tours in advance.

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49. Sydney Jewish Museum - Sydney

Sydney Jewish Museum

The Sydney Jewish Museum was built in order to honor the people who were affected by the Holocaust during the Second World War. The museum, which is located near the Maccabean Hall, also pays homage to the Jewish people from New South Wales who served during the First World War. The museum was opened back in 1992, by the then governor New South Wales, Rear Admiral Peter Sinclair AC, on the 18th of November. There are eight exhibition areas in the museum that are home to both permanent as well as temporary exhibitions. Some of the permanent exhibitions include Transportation to the Camps, The Long Journey to Freedom, The Ghettos, The Camps, Stories of Survival, Serving Australia: The Jewish involvement in Australian Military History, Righteous Among the Nations, Resistance, Reflection and Remembrance, Liberation and After, Hitler's Rise to Power, and the Culture and Continuity: Journey through Judaism. There are guided tours in the museum four days a week that last for 45 minutes. The tours that are of two hours include visit of the permanent exhibitions, as well as a short film. What makes things interesting is that most of these tours are conducted by Holocaust survivors.

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