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Best Things to do in Sydney on the Queen's Birthday Long Weekend

Queen's Birthday Long Weekend

The Queen’s Birthday long weekend is just around the corner, from Saturday the 10th to Monday the 12th of June. In order to keep yourself busy, we’ve collected a list of the best things to do in Sydney for this long weekend.


    1. Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

 Queen's Birthday Long Weekend - Bridge Climb

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Cross this off the bucket list and climb this iconic Sydney landmark: the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This climb has sweeping views of the Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay and Luna Park and Milsons Point.

    2. Weekend Trip to the Blue Mountains 

 Queen's Birthday Long Weekend - Blue Mountains

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Take a break from the city and take a 2 hour train trip to the beautiful Blue Mountains National Park. This national park is perfect for hiking and scenic views. You could easily spend a whole weekend here, breathing in the fresh eucalyptus scented air and enjoying the great outdoors.

    3. Hunter Valley Wine Tour

 Queen's Birthday Long Weekend - Hunter Valley

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The Hunter Valley is one of biggest wine regions in the country. It’s located just 2 hours away from the city by car. In the Hunter, you can enjoy the sweeping views of grape vines and enjoy the many wineries and restaurants, with some of the best food and wine NSW has to offer.

    4. Jervis Bay National Park

Queen's Birthday Long Weekend - Jervis Bay

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Take a trip to this scenic little town located 3 hours South of Sydney. The area is full of wild kangaroos, native Australian birds and plants. It’s the perfect place to enjoy the great Australian bush, stunning white sand beaches, and Australian wildlife. While you’re here, make sure you visit the famous Hyams Beach, which is said to have one of the whitest sands in the world.

    5. Boat Tour Around Sydney Harbour

 Queen's Birthday Long Weekend - Sydney Water Taxi

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Water taxi is the most scenic and way to enjoy Sydney. In a water taxi you can visit Sydney’s most iconic attractions and see the exclusive seaside suburbs you can only access by boat. At Majestic Water Taxis, we have super competitive rates on our water taxi and limousines. You can get a quote from us by sending us an email at  or giving us a call on 0439 625 377 .

    6. Central Coast and Newcastle

Queen's Birthday Long Weekend - Central Coast

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The Central Coast is home to some of the most expansive beaches. This coastal part of NSW is perfect for surfing, picnicking and spending time in the local towns like Terrigal, Gosford and Avoca Beach. All of which have trendy restaurants and cafes and shopping.

    7. Royal National Park

Queen's Birthday Long Weekend - Royal National Park

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This a must-see whether you’re a Sydney-sider or an overseas visitor. The Royal National Park is located in the south of Sydney, just a 1 hour drive away. The National Park is characterised by coastal cliffs, secluded beaches, private freshwater swimming ponds and eucalyptus-rich bushland. If you like hiking, picnicking and beaches, this the perfect place to spend your Queen’s Birthday long weekend.

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