【satisfaction】 Suggested by an experienced resident! A full sightseeing plan to visit 7 places in 1 day in Sydney


Hello everyone. I’m @olivertomolife and I’ve studied abroad in Sydney!

Sydney, Australia is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world.

Sydney has many attractive tourist attractions, but it’s hard to visit them all…

So this time, I’ve created my own efficient sightseeing plan that will allow you to fully enjoy Sydney in one day!

This plan is suitable for a busy weekend stay, so please use it as a reference for your quick trip.

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Contents of this article
  • Sydney sightseeing plan to visit 7 places in 1 day
  • Three easy ways to plan your trip!

I studied abroad in Sydney for a year starting in 2018. I am currently writing a blog based on that experience.

By reading this post, you’ll have the best Sydney tour ever!


Sydney Full Sightseeing Plan to Visit 7 Places in 1 Day

Sydney trip

I’ve come up with a one-day plan that you can enjoy on weekdays and weekends, and I hope it will be helpful to you.

1 Breakfast at The Gardens Cafe

Sydney cafe

First of all, how about having breakfast at The Gardens Cafe in the center of Sydney?

This cafe is conveniently located as a base for sightseeing and is a great place to have a light breakfast.

On the breakfast menu, you can have coffee and sandwiches.

The staff is friendly and helpful, so you are sure to have a pleasant start to the day.

The Gardens Cafe
  • Address: 644 George St, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
  • Opening hours: Daily 6:00am – 7:00pm

2 Visit Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera house

After breakfast, take the train to Circular Quay and head for the Opera House!

If you’re fit enough, you can walk there!

If you are strong enough, you can walk there!

It’s fun to walk along the streets of Sydney.

In fact, you can read about our visit to the Opera House below.

3 Stroll through The Rocks Market

Sydney market

After visiting the Opera House, take a look at the weekend-only Rocks Market!

This market is a popular tourist attraction where you can enjoy everything from fashionable goods to food.

This market is a popular tourist attraction where you can enjoy everything from fashionable goods to food, and even if you don’t shop, you can still have a lot of fun just looking around!

On weekdays, you can walk around the streets and feel the history.

The Rocks Market
  • Address:George St, The Rocks NSW 2000 Australia
  • Opening hours: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Closed: Weekdays

4 Lunch at Pancakes On The Rocks

Sydney pancake

If you’re hungry, try one of the best restaurants in Rocks!

What’s more, Pancakes On The Rocks is open 24 hours a day.

The restaurant is very famous for its pancakes, but you can also taste other dishes.

Not only are their pancakes delicious, but their pizzas and steaks are also excellent!

Pancakes On The Rocks
  • Address: 22 Playfair St, The Rocks NSW 2000 Australia
  • Opening hours: 24 hours

5 Walking around Darling Harbor

darling harbor

After a satisfying meal, why not take a walk around Darling Harbor?

There are places where you can shop and take a rest.

There are many seagulls in this area, so be careful when eating your food.

If you are not careful, they will take your food.

I once had an annoying experience when I was eating steak on the terrace and a seagull took my food.

So, please be careful.

Darling Harbour
  • Address: Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

6 Enjoy the ocean at Manly Beach

Manly beach

If you want to enjoy the ocean in Sydney, Manly Beach is the place to go.

The waves are calm at Manly Beach, and you can enjoy a relaxing time there.

The sand on the beach is white and clean, and you can spend your free time there!

You can read more about Manly Beach in the following article.

7 Enjoy the night in Sydney at 3Wise monkey

Sydney pub

When night falls, head to a popular pub and enjoy the Sydney nightlife!

3Wise monkey is a popular pub that is always crowded in the evening.

It has a good selection of alcohol and regularly holds club events.

Don’t forget to bring your ID to get in at night!

3Wise monkey
  • Address: 555 George St, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
  • Opening hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 am daily

3 Easy Ways to Plan Your Trip

Sydney trio

What do you think is the most important thing when you travel?

I think it is to have a general idea of where you want to go.

Of course, there are some people who want to go wherever they feel like going at the time, but I think you should decide ahead of time.

This is because deciding where to go will save you a lot of wasted time and allow you to make the most of your travel time.

Since you will be spending your precious time on the trip, the more fulfilling time you spend, the better the trip will be.

With this in mind, let’s talk about some travel planning tips!

1 Guidebooks

Travel guidebooks are a great way to get a lot of information that has been professionally edited.

Since new information is released every year, you can learn about what is popular at the time and where to go.

However, if you take the book with you when you travel, it may take up a lot of space, so it is better to make a note of it beforehand.

And be aware that in unsafe areas, having a guidebook with you may get you caught up in danger.

2 Information on the Internet

The Internet is an easy way to get information, regardless of location or time.

I think it is the most effective way to get detailed and up-to-date information about a travel destination.

However, there is a lot of information written by amateurs, and the text can be difficult to read.

Also, some of the information may not be reliable, so you need to make your own judgment.

3 Information from locals

This is a little more advanced, but if you know someone overseas, asking them for recommendations is one way to go.

Information from people who actually live there is invaluable information that you can’t get anywhere else.

They know what we don’t know, so if you know someone, I recommend asking them.


Sydney trip
  • Let’s make our own plan with the help of these sightseeing courses!
  • Use information from books and the Internet to make the best trip!
  • Let’s enjoy the charm of Sydney to the fullest!

This article has introduced the Sydney Enrichment Sightseeing Plan, which takes you to seven places in one day!

I’ll be sending out more information about Australia in the future, so please stay tuned.

Thank you for reading to the end!