Sydney serves as the capital of the Australian state of New South Wales and is also the most populous Australian city, with over 4.6 million residents. It originated in 1788 as both a penal colony and the first British colony in Australia. Today, flights to Sydney arrive on a daily basis, with reservations for airline tickets and hotel rooms available through ebookers.
Sydney Airport is only about 5.6 miles from the city, making transportation to the city fairly easy.
A bus from the airport into the centre of the city is available all day, starting at $2.10 Australian dollars, with higher costs depending on your final destination. For a faster trip to the city, try the Airport Link light rail, which makes the trip to the centre of the city in only 13 minutes, at a cost of $15.40. A taxi is available as well, at a cost of $50 plus an additional airport toll of $3.50.
Sydney tends to experience warm summers and mild winters, with rainfall occurring evenly throughout most of the year. The warmest days occur during the month of January, with temperatures averaging 26°C. The temperature will drop significantly during the winter months, dropping to as low as 8 degrees on average during the month of July. The best time to visit Sydney is during the warm summer months, where you can enjoy the beaches as well as touring the city.
There is a wide range of attractions for visitors to Sydney to enjoy during a summer visit. You can enjoy the warm weather outdoors by taking surf classes, or by chartering a boat to sail across the harbour. There is also a variety of nature parks available, from the unspoiled wilderness of Sydney's national parks to the beauty of the botanical gardens. If you'd prefer to do a bit of shopping, then Sydney offers everything from large shopping centres, markets during the weekends or tiny boutiques on Pitt Street and George St. where you can often find whatever your heart desires. For lovers of art and culture, there's always the Sydney Opera House, the Art Gallery of South Wales, the Museum of Contemporary Art or the Sydney Dance Company to visit.
Sydney receives millions of visitors each year. Whether they come to the city for business or pleasure, they'll find that the city offers plenty of enjoyable attractions, from the world-famous Sydney Opera House, to fabulous beaches such as Bondi Beach that offers perfect surfing conditions for beginners and experienced surfers alike. Flights to Sydney Airport are available from a large number of international locations. All that's needed to secure yourself a seat on a flight or a hotel room for your stay is to make the necessary reservations at ebookers.
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