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  1. Appin Hotel

    Appin Hotel

    The recently renovated Appin Hotel is a must see site to visit whilst discovering Wollondilly. Ideally situated in the village of Appin on Appin's main street this Inn is hard to drive past without stopping for a...

  2. Army Museum of New South Wales

    Army Museum of New South Wales

    The Army Museum of New South Wales (AMNSW) is housed in the original 25-cell District Military Prison which was constructed in 1847. AMNSW collects preserves and interprets the history of the Military Forces of...

  3. Badger and Fox Gallery

    Badger and Fox Gallery

    The Badger and Fox Gallery is based in a heritage listed, convict built terrace house in Surry Hills, Sydney, it offers an intimate and relaxed viewing space.The Badger and Fox Gallery philosophy...

  4. Barangaroo

    Barangaroo

    Barangaroo is located on the western edge of Sydney's Central Business District, on the shores of the world famous harbour. Barangaroo will showcase how city populations can live sustainably. It...

  5. Bare Island

    Bare Island

    In 1885 concerned British colonists thought an invasion from Russians was imminent. Bare Island Fort was built to protect "Sydney's back door"- Botany Bay - thus settling the minds of the early settlers....

  6. Barrenjoey Lighthouse

    Barrenjoey Lighthouse

    Barrenjoey Lighthouse sits at Sydney's most northern point - Barrenjoey Head at Palm Beach. Positioned 91m above sea level, the lighthouse can be reached by a couple of walks. Take the picturesque 1km walking track to...

  7. Brickpit Ring Walk

    Brickpit Ring Walk

    The Ring Walk is an elevated circular walkway that allows visitors to access and view the Brickpit from above while preserving the habitat of the endangered Green and Golden Bell frog.The Ring Walk...

  8. Broughton Pass

    Broughton Pass

    Broughton Pass offers its best views after periods of heavy rain when the Cascade Waterfall, upstream from the bridge and weir, spills its waters into the Cataract River. The Broughton Pass Weir...

  9. Cadmans Cottage

    Cadmans Cottage

    Built in 1816, Cadmans Cottage is one of only a handful of Sydney buildings that remain from the first 30 years of the colony. Over the years this sandstone cottage has been a water transport headquarters, a sailors'...

  10. Campbelltown Craft Society

    Campbelltown Craft Society

    Situated in the historic Farrier's Arms Cottage, the Campbelltown Arts and Crafts Society is a local group who create magic with their creation of hand made products. Over 50 members strong, the society...

  11. Campbelltown Heritage Walk

    Campbelltown Heritage Walk

    Campbelltown, located approximately 50 kilometres south-west of Sydney's central business district, is a vibrant region filled with historic charms, scenic bushland surrounds and modern delights....

  12. Capitol Theatre

    Capitol Theatre

    Sydney's beautiful historic Capitol Theatre is host to world class musicals, theatre, ballet, concerts and performers.Don't just go for the show, visit the Capitol Theatre for a great and total night out!...

  13. Captain Cook's Landing Place

    Captain Cook's Landing Place

    In 1770, Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook landed at Botany Bay's Inscription Point. He and his Endeavour crew stayed in the area for eight days and had a dramatic impact on Australian history. Located near Silver...

  14. Carss Cottage Museum

    Carss Cottage Museum

    Carss Cottage is a sandstone cottage built in 1865 for William Carss and family. It is the oldest building still standing in the Kogarah area and houses a Museum focusing on local history, run by Kogarah Historical...

  15. Cataract Dam

    Cataract Dam

    Cataract is the oldest and possibly the most picturesque dam in Sydney's water supply system. Completed in 1907, the 56 metre high dam holds water from a 130 square kilometre catchment, forming an 850 hectare lake...

  16. Centennial Stables

    Centennial Stables

    When visiting Sydney, Centennial Parklands, with its unique bird life, lush foliage and tranquil lakes, is a must-see attraction. One of the most enjoyable ways to experience the beauty of the Park is on horseback,...

  17. Chinese Garden of Friendship

    Chinese Garden of Friendship

    The Chinese Garden of Friendship is nestled at the south end of Darling harbour and a short walk from Chinatown. Entering the garden is like walking backwards in time into the quiet solitude of ancient Chinese...

  18. Chowder Bay

    Chowder Bay

    Named after whalers who made chowder from the bay's seafood, Chowder Bay is located on the southern side of Middle Head peninsula.Nestled between the harbour and a steep expanse of bushland,...

  19. City of Canada Bay Museum

    City of Canada Bay Museum

    Ever wondered where the iconic Aussie rotary mower, Victa, originated? Mervyn Victor Richardson took 'borrowing your neighbours lawn mower' to a whole new level when he laid eyes on the petrol-driven rotary mower...

  20. Cockatoo Island

    Cockatoo Island

    Only a short ferry ride from Sydney's city centre is Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour's largest island and one of Australia's most fascinating historical sites.Take an audio tour or self-guided journey and...

  21. Cordeaux Dam

    Cordeaux Dam

    Cordeaux Dam was completed in 1926 and was the second of the Upper Nepean dams. It is 57 metres high, holds water from a 91 square kilometre catchment, and forms a lake of 780 hectares with a capacity of 93,640...

  22. Cucina Italiana Cooking School

    Cucina Italiana Cooking School

    Cucina Italiana classes take place in beautiful Italian Villa. We provide lessons for corporate as well as hands-on classes during the evening and on the weekend for the general public. Our classes have been running...

  23. Customs House

    Customs House

    Customs House is built on the land of the traditional Indigenous owners, the Eora people, and is the site of the First Fleet landing. It is one of the most significant buildings in the history of European settlement...

  24. Dawn Fraser Baths

    Dawn Fraser Baths

    Built in the early 1880's, Dawn Fraser Baths is the oldest pool in Australia and home to both the Balmain Water Polo and Swimming clubs. Both are the oldest of their kind and operate weekly through the season...

  25. Domain

    Domain

    The Domain is the venue for large-scale events such as Opera in the Park during the Festival of Sydney in January and Carols by Candlelight in December each year. The main part of the parkland...

  26. Dredges Cottage

    Dredges Cottage

    Come and visit Dredges Cottage. A Veterans Recreation Centre, and the only one of its kind in Australia, Dredges Cottage features and displays memorabilia covering all theatres of conflict from the Boer War in 1902 to...

  27. Elizabeth Farm

    Elizabeth Farm

    Commenced in 1793, Elizabeth Farm contains the oldest surviving European building in Australia. Once home to Elizabeth and John Macarthur, pioneers of the Australian wool industry, it is a rare example of an early...

  28. Experiment Farm Cottage

    Experiment Farm Cottage

    Experiment Farm Cottage stands on the site of the first land grant in Australia, made in 1789 by Governor Phillip to the former convict, James Ruse. By 1791 Ruse had successfully farmed the 30 acre site as an...

  29. Fairy Bower Pool

    Fairy Bower Pool

    Located along Marine Parade is the lovely Fairy Bower Pool. It is triangular in shape and the sculptures that sit along the rock edge are known as 'The Sea Nymphs' or 'The Oceanides', were created by Helen Leete...

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