Meander the Spit to Manly Stroll
Among Sydney’s finest walks takes you from the Spit Bridge at Mosman, through the Sydney Harbour National Forest with its remarkable Aboriginal rock art, past Manly Cove, throughout North Head and down to Manly’s famous beach. You can download a free map here: www.walkingcoastalsydney.com.au.
Treat your ears at Conservatorium Wednesdays
Australia’s premier musical training organization hosts its Lunchbreak series throughout the scholastic year, with complimentary classical music– see music.sydney.edu.au/ event-listings for the schedule.
Experience history at The Rocks Discovery Museum
Entry to this museum is totally free, making it the ideal starting point for an expedition of Sydney’s oldest neighbourhood, as well as the location’s abundant Aboriginal heritage.
Sunbathe on a drifting pontoon with postcard views
A best spot for families and less positive swimmers, Murray Rose Pool is not really a pool but a harbourside enclosure with pontoons to sun yourself on. Open year-round.
Peruse Paddington Markets
Smack in the middle of Paddington’s renowned shopping strip, Sydney’s most browse-worthy markets provide a possibility to get a special keepsake or just while away a lazy Saturday (www.paddingtonmarkets.com.au).
See moving whales from a sensational lighthouse
The Barrenjoey Lighthouse is a 20-minute uphill walk from Palm Beach in Sydney’s north. It’s part of a popular hiking path and uses spectacular views of the spit below along with the Pacific ocean. During winter (from May to October) passing pods of whales can be spied moving along the coastline.
More suggestions on conserving cents in Sydney
Sydney has actually just recently been scoring rather high on lists of the world’s most expensive cities. Here are some tips for saving cash: