things to do

Planning on extending your trip to see the sites? Sydney is full of attractions that can only be found in this striking city. 

Whether you are bringing your family, travelling with your team or staying on solo, check out some of the adventures to be had in and around Sydney.  All of the options noted below are easily accessed if you are staying at the InterContinental Sydney or around Circular Quay. 

Taronga Zoo Sydney

Taronga Zoo is one of Sydney's most famous attractions and is home to over 4000 animals from 350 different species. 

Located a short ferry 12 minute ferry ride from Circular Quay, Taronga Zoo promises to be a great day out for the entire family. 

Sydney Opera House Tours

This is your opportunity to step inside the iconic Sydney Opera House and discover the history and secrets held within. 

There are a variety of tours to choose from with select tours also offered in French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin.  

The Sydney Opera House is located a short 10 minute walk from the InterContinental Sydney. 

Sydney Harbour Cruises

Wish to end your trip to Sydney in style? Why not jump aboard a cruise of the magnificent Sydney Harbour!

A variety of cruises are available from sunset cruises, whale watching tours and even historic tall ship experiences! 

Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge

If you are up for a thrill and are not afraid of heights climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge could be right up your alley. 

Bridgeclimb Sydney offers guided climbs ascending 1,332 stairs reaching heights of 134m with 360 degree views of Sydney Harbour. 

You can choose to climb either during the day, at dawn or night. 

The Rock's Pub Tour

The Rock's Pub Tour invites participants to 'drink in history' as you are guided down alleys and cobbled streets visiting some of Sydney's oldest pubs. 

Hear stories about the often darker side of Australia's first European settlement while sampling your choice of craft beer, wine or soft drink throughout your tour. 

Small Group Tours

Allow Ultimately Sydney to drive you around in one of their mini coaches on one of their small group tours.  

Ultimately Sydney offers two mini coach tours around the city. If you're a history buff, the 'Story of Sydney' would be your tour of choice. If you are more of a foodie make sure you join 'The taste of Sydney'.