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The best places for a Sydney shopping spree!

Whilst on your escorted tour of Australia, it will be hard to tear yourself away from exploring the stunning landscapes and vast wildlife. But if you can, we recommend you find time to hit the shops in Sydney. Shopping in Sydney is not for the faint-hearted. With alluring arcades and gorgeous designer boutiques, Sydney is the ultimate shopping haven. (more…)..

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8 Restaurants With The Best Views In Sydney

In Sydney, you’re spoilt for choice for fantastic places to dine. But there are certain restaurants that we wouldn’t want you to miss out on due to the incredible views they offer. In front of the Opera House or by the beach, there are many restaurants which boast the sort of views that turn dining with them into an amazing experience. So to help you decide where to eat when you next visit the cit..

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Sydney Opera House

Top 10 Things to do in Sydney

Sydney is Australia’s largest city and often labelled as one of the most beautiful cities in the World, making it an essential part of any Australian holiday. With its iconic landmarks, beautiful beaches, natural harbour and impressive skyline there is an endless list of things to see and do. To help you, we have narrowed the list down and put together our top 10 things to do in Sydney. If these w..

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Mix it up with the best bars in Sydney

After a busy day exploring Australia, a relaxing evening complete with a cool beverage is a wonderful way to wind down. But how would you like to relax in a fabulous Australian bar, promising glamourous themes, authentic cocktails and spectacular views, all in the heart of Australia’s most popular city, Sydney? If the answer to this question is yes, then you must check out these incredible bars: (..

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View of Sydney, which is visited on Distant Journeys Australia Tours

Sydney voted as friendliest city in the world

Sydney has recently topped the 2015 poll for the world’s friendliest city for tourists, as voted for by the readers of the illustrious travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler. The results were found as a result of the Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards survey. Those who voted in the poll claimed that there was nothing not to like about the city, with many voters recanting tales of how excellen..

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Barangaroo, available to visit on your Sydney freedom days on tours with Distant Journeys

Barangaroo opens to the public

Barangaroo, Sydney’s new headland park, recently opened to the public on August 22nd, and to celebrate they are inviting visitors to a welcome party and walk on September 6th. Filled with open air kitchens, the day promises to be a taste of the great things to come from the new area. (more…)..

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Hugh Jackman new musical tour can be seen when on one of Distant Journeys Australia holidays

Hugh Jackman returns to Australia for musical tour

Actor Hugh Jackman has announced a new tour of the Australian stages, starring in the all-singing, all-dancing Broadway to Oz. Starting in Melbourne on the 24th November, the tour will also head to Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Jackman has described the tour as a true bucket list moment, and the show has been in his head and heart for over ten years. (more…)..

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See Mrs Macquarie’s Chair on our Australia escorted tours

Everything you need to know about Mrs Macquarie’s Chair

As part of the Australia escorted tours offered by Distant Journeys, you’ll be able to enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour of Sydney, taking in all of the city’s wonderful sights and landmarks, including the famous Mrs Macquarie’s Chair. (more…)..

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Olympic colours & fireworks on the Sydney Harbour bridge, which can be seen on our Australia tours

Australia contemplates bid to host Olympic Games for third time

Australia is said to be considering launching another bid to host the Olympic Games, earmarking the 2028 Games, even though the two biggest cities will more than likely not be involved. Australia has hosted the Olympics twice before, once in Melbourne in 1956 and in Sydney in 2000, but these two cities are unlikely to figure in plans again. (more…)..

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World renowned restaurant opens in Sydney

Last year, one of the top restaurants in the world relocated from Copenhagen to Tokyo, expanding their knowledge of ingredients, culture and gaining invaluable experience to enhance the experience of future diners. Last week it was announced that this top restaurant would be bringing their culinary delights to Barangaroo, Sydney, transporting their entire team for a fantastic new 10 week adventure..

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  • The organisation and communication were first class. The flexibility in travelling to the destination was impressive and the hotels where we stayed  in were all of a good standard. Our Coach was driven by Ken, who was a character and nothing was too much for him.

    Mr & Mrs Hall, Magnificent New Zealand
  • We both enjoyed the Magnificent New Zealand holiday immensely. The Coach Driver/Tour Guide was excellent and the hotels were really comfortable. The holiday was extremely good value and I would recommend it to anyone waning to taste the Antipodean holiday experience.

    Mr & Mrs Kell, Magnificent New Zealand
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