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      Sydney Opera House, Australia

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    Sydney Opera House, Australia

    Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary - play with kangaroos and koalas!

    Cruise Bar right on the water

    Rockport Bar & Grill, Sydney

    Cafe Sydney - go for the view

    Golden Sheaf Hotel - Go the the Golden Sheaf one night in Double Bay and have the Butternut Squash Ravioli (to die for). Its a bar/restaurant with pretty lights and you order at the counter. The food is amazing. This was also one of our fave places to have drinks.

    Ravesi's Hotel Bondi Beach - stop here for a drink

    Trio Bondi Beach - Have breakfast at Treo on Bondi Beach (best breakfast) on Cambell Parade.

    Mojo's - there is an amazing and tiny tapas restaurant in Bondi Beach called Mojo's on Campbell Parade-

    The Summit Restaurant Orbit Lounge Bar - a wonderful place for cocktails and a nice dinner (big rotating restaurant with 360 views of Sydney)

    Camp Cove Beach, Watsons Bay New South Wales - Camp Cove is kind of hidden located by Watsons Bay. It has views of the city and bridge.

    Taronga Zoo - take the ferry over to the Taronga zoo - you can catch a ferry to it from circular quay in the city (the zoo is in the north). See views and koalas/kangaroos (12 min ferry ride)

    Great coastal walks in Sydney

    Bondi Beach, Australia - Walk around Bondi (up Cambell parade street and the main road where Ravessis is, make a left and its the main road in Bondi beach (its off Cambell Parade - the other main road parallel to the ocean). - there are beautiful walking trails in the suburb of Bondi called Vaucluse that go for miles along the sea cliff / great local landmarks and a cool lighthouse up here - also do the walk up the strand from Bondi to Bronte Beach (check out Iceberg's gym)

    Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge - walk around Circular Quay from the Rocks to the Opera House; have apps and cocktails on the water at the Opera Bar (at the Opera House); lots of fun bars/pubs in this area; have lunch or drinks at Argyle in the Rocks

    TreeHouse Cafe - 25 Childe St, Byron Bay - Out of main Byron, near Belongil Beach resides Treehouse Pizza. Very relaxed with outdoor tables. Dogs welcome on the outdoor tables.

    Railway Friendly Bar (The Rails), 86 Jonson Street, Byron Bay -- kitchen open for lunch and reopens for supper - the pub stays open. Bands start early but don't go all night. A great indoor/outdoor space (limited indoor seating) to catch up with friends - popular with backpackers and locals. Fantastic food with large portions - great value for money. daily specials like peppered kangaroo fillet -- $10-25.

    Mt Warning, Tweed Valley, NSW - The ever present volcanic plug of Mt.Warning (Wollumbin - the cloud cathcher) is a favourite tour. It can be reached by driving into Murwillumbah and following the roads to the small village of Uki. There are many waterfalls like Minyon Falls (direction Federal-Rosebank), Protester Falls (the Channon area) and Wanaganui Falls (Wilsons Creek). The drive to these falls is very scenic as it follows the creek and a narrow valley a some nice rainforest.

    Novotel Manly Hotel - View towards the Ocean

    Byron Bay, Australia - a colorful hippie town with great shopping, live music, and a lively and young scene

    Reef View Hotel, Hamilton Island, Australia

    Hamilton Island, Australia - The amazing resort town of Hamilton Island. Stay here and then take a boat tour to Whitehaven Beach

    Manly Beach, Australia - If you're staying in Sydney, take the quick ferry ride to Manly Beach.(You can get to Manly by taking a ferry from either Watsons Bay or Circular Quay in the City.) Great beach and adorable little town with the nicest people.

    Whitehaven Beach, Australia - take a boat from Hamilton Island