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Looking for fun things to do in the Rocks, Sydney - here's 18 ideas. From what to see, where to eat and how to spend your evenings.

18 Fun Things to Do in The Rocks, Sydney (By a Local)

The Rocks is Sydney’s historic district full of quaint old sandstone buildings, Sydney’s oldest pubs and a fantastic harbour view – but while searching out history is one of the best things to do in The Rocks, it’s not all you’ll find there. Check out our local’s guide to 18…
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Most people going to Sydney know about the Harbour Birdge Climb but if your budget doesn't stretch to that, there's a cheaper alternative just steps away - the Pylon Lookout

The Harbour Bridge Pylon Lookout is a Sydney Must-Do. Here’s Why.

Every day hundreds of people pay a three-figure sum for the amazing experience of climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge, but, if your budget or stomach for heights don’t stretch to that there’s a cheaper, less terrifying alternative, The Pylon Lookout. I think it’s seriously the most under-rated sight in Sydney…
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Lots of Sydney is haunted, but I didn't expect to find a ghost story among the yummy cream tea at the super-cute Tea Cosy Cafe in the Rocks

The Ghostly Secret of The Tea Cosy Cafe, Sydney

When the sight of balls of wool outside The Tea Cosy cafe in Sydney’s The Rocks drew me inside, I wasn’t expecting to write a haunted Sydney themed post – I was expecting to have a scone and maybe start myself a scarf, but once inside things took a spookier…
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There's a David Bowie mural in Paddington, Sydney - but it's not the only place in the city with a link to Bowie. Here's where else Bowie lovers might like to stop on a trip to Sydney.

Did You Know There’s a David Bowie Mural in Sydney?

It’s two years today since the singer David Bowie died and while tributes will pour in at the famous mural in London’s Brixton, but there’s also a David Bowie mural here in Sydney. It’s on the wall of The Blender Gallery, in Elizabeth Street in Paddington, a shopping and residential…
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Want to find 20 fun things to do in Perth - we've got them. From the pub where you can get up close and personal with kangaroos to the best street art (and how to find it).

20 Fun Things To Do In Perth

If you’d asked me how many fun things to do in Perth would be on this list before I went there, I’d probably have said less than 10 – but boy was I wrong. I found so many fun and different things to do on this trip, there was a…
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Foundation Park is a piece of hidden history in Sydney's the Rocks. Part living museum, part art exhibit it shows you how people really lived in this historic district - and hardly anyone knows it's there.

Foundation Park, The Rocks: Hidden History in the Middle of Sydney

The other day I was wandering through The Rocks in Sydney when I noticed something unusual – a load of huge furniture seemingly stuck in the middle of nowhere!¬† No, IKEA hadn’t opened an inner-city branch, seems I’d stumbled across Foundation Park, The Rocks’ own bit of hidden history tucked…
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If you're looking for where to see kangaroos in Perth, we'd suggest the John Forrest Tavern - it's a pub with a beer garden full of wild roos.

John Forrest Tavern: Where to See Kangaroos in Perth

One of my fondest travel memories was visiting a beer garden in Germany frequented by deer – we drank steins, they nibbled grass – it was great. So when I that the John Forrest Tavern and its beer garden of friendly kangaroos near Perth, Western Australia was probably the best…
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