First Time In Sydney – Checklist

By Pamela Mukherjee

Buy a Sim card when you land. You will easily find a lot of shops in the airport area that provide sim cards with different options.

Buy an Opal Card for hassle-free transport. Use the Opal Card to ride everything like trains, buses, light rails and even ferries too. 

Sydney is a city of early risers - Almost every café in Sydney open by 7 am and shops, malls, monuments, parks are open by 8.30 am.

Sydney is the city of early closures. It’s normal for eateries to close their kitchens at 9 pm. Even the shop is open last 6 to 7 pm.

Taxis are highly expensive. So make sure you will plan for it else Sydney has amazing public transport.

There are so many free walking trails in Sydney. Go for a walk.

There are so many free monuments, museums in Sydney one can hop around.

Sydney without cruise service is just incomplete. So as obvious, opt ferry to roam around the entire Sydney via sea.

The cheapest market is Hay Market in Sydney. One can visit this market to shop like crazy. 

Taronga Zoo, Sydney Tower and Opera house tour the most iconic attractions you should visit.