5 ways to spend Australia Day in Sydney

Whether you’re a diehard boatie, a fireworks fanatic or looking for family-friendly fun, you’ll find activities galore this Australia Day.

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Choose an experience below and view your itinerary in the event planner.

On Australia Day, choose your mode of travel and your destination, then follow the little blue dot on the map to get there.


Fireworks extravaganza

From 9:30pm till late

For those who want a chilled day and fun evening out on the town topped off with fireworks. This experience starts in The Rocks. 

Family Day Out

Loads of family entertainment, retro games, buses, boats, and a little bit of chill time makes for a successful family day out. This experience starts at Darling Harbour. 

Family Explorer

Soak up the spectacular harbour program, then take to the streets for games, dancing and competitions. This experience starts at Circular Quay. 

Storytellers and makers

Come with old friends to make new friends by sharing stories that count. This experience starts at Barangaroo. 

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