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Top Alternative & Unusual Things To Do in Sydney

Alternative Sydney

Are you travelling to Sydney Australia, or plan to as part of your travel bucket list? 


A city of world famous attractions and stunning beaches, Sydney is an unforgettable destination.

What to see in Sydney? Sydney is home to must see icons like the Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach, but this Harbour City is constantly evolving. There are many new bars, theatre shows and pop up designer shops at every turn, and the urban buzz is perfectly balanced by afternoons spent lying on the beach. Sydney is also the perfect base for day trips and weekends away.


We’ve all heard of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, but what if you’re searching for unusual things to do in Sydney or you are planning a longer than usual stay in Sydney and are keen to head off the beaten path?


Here are some of the best alternative things to do in Sydney Australia and unique places to visit in Sydney, for travellers wishing to delve further into what the spectacular city has to offer.


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Melbourne Hidden Gems & Unique Things To Do: An Alternative Guide

Things to do in Melbourne: an alternative guide

In all honesty, Australia is perhaps one of the most beautiful countries in the world – and that’s not just Australian natives saying that. Sure, the country itself has a lot of badlands in the center that make it a hazardous journey to cross, and it has a lot of wildlife that seem to be designed to kill animals and people in many different ways.


But it’s not the bushland or the animals that make the country beautiful. In fact if you stick to the coastal cities of Australia, they’re some of the largest and most populated cities in the world, and they regularly receive thousands – if not tens of thousands – of visitors every year who come from every corner of the world to see what makes Australia so beautiful and exciting to see. 


No better city exemplifies this than the capital of the state of Victoria than Melbourne. This city honestly has it all: Music, Art, Food, Shopping, Beaches, Sports, Festivals and more. Melbourne itself is so massively packed with so much culture that it’s impossible to do everything that the city has to offer in one weekend visit. Heck, it can even be argued that there are so many unique things to do in Melbourne that you can’t even do everything in a week – or even a month. Even residents of the city who live there haven’t even seen all the hidden gems in Melbourne.


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