ENTERTAINMENT

BEST EVENT VENUE

DOLTONE HOUSE With venues at Hyde Park, Jones Bay Wharf and Darling Island Wharf (not to mention Sylvania Waters and Sans Souci) Doltone House has a range of stunning locations for birthday parties, weddings, awards nights, engagement parties, meetings, corporate events - in fact, meetings of all kinds. With full food and beverage catering, chefs […]

BEST WEEKEND ISLAND GETAWAY

KINGFISHER BAY RESORT Fraser Island - the world's largest sand island, so where the bloody hell are you? Forget camping, forget glamping even;, you need to relax and this award winning ecotourism resort will make you feel clean and green. Let the chefs prepare you a gourmet bush tucker treat or picnic. The resort offers […]

BEST COMMUNITY GARDEN

PYRMONT LANDCARE Tucked in-between a rock and a hard place, this little pocket of winding ramps and native shrubbery makes the journey from Wattle Street up to the sliding train doors of the Wentworth Park Light Rail Station infinitely more pleasant. An initiative of the Pyrmont Ultimo Landcare volunteers, the site is one of a […]

BEST DRAMA THEATRE

NEW THEATRE “Always real, raw and new” is the manifesto for New Theatre.  While it’s not new (established in 1932) like old wine, we all know some things only get better with age. Thespians young and old still pack the rafters year after year for performances both mainstream and indie. The 2013 season is home […]

BEST PERFORMANCE VENUE

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE Sydney Opera House is an icon that is known around the world. It also showcases talent from all over the world, offering a series of performances certainly not limited to just opera. You can have unique experiences like standing up and dance to a band like Empire of the Sun, or putting […]

BEST PUBLIC MONUMENT

HENRY LAWSON Hidden away beneath the shade of white gums, this effigy of Australia’s pioneering bush poet delights those who chance upon it. The statue is set on raised sandstone and cast in bronze. It is a triple figure of the man himself with a friendly dog sitting to one side of him and an […]

BEST TIME AFLOAT ON THE HARBOUR

RHYTHMBOAT CRUISES Looking for new ways to soak in the lifestyle and entertainment that Sydney has to offer? Well all aboard mateys, behold Rhythmboat Cruises. How could you say no to a cruise that not only provides great drinks, great food, great laughs and great memories, but it sets sail around one of the world’s […]

BEST FLOATING MUSEUM

SYDNEY HERITAGE FLEET It’s difficult to imagine the competition that the Sydney Heritage fleet was up against. There is no doubt that this collection of decommissioned vessels, which boasts military battleships and a submarine, blew the competition well and truly out of the water a long time ago. Bumping up against its Darling Harbour mooring […]

BEST MUSEUM

THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART A previous trip presented us with fur, porn and genocide. Currently you’d be treated to one of the more accessible collections of Aboriginal art we’ve ever seen, not just visually striking but socially engaging, environmentally aware and historically challenging. Next time, who knows? Where other museums lull you to sleep, […]

BEST ART GALLERY

TAP GALLERY Tap Gallery has been operational for twenty four years and is a not for profit organisation that supports local artists. The bright open space has a selection of exhibition halls of varying size. It aims to mentor and guide emerging artists through all the particulars of putting a show together. In doing so, […]