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A self-guided tour of the city’s Chri...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 28/11/2013 - 08:16 pm
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Take a special Christmas journey around Sydney to see all of the city’s festive sights and sounds with the Sydney Christmas self-guided walking tour.

Begin the walk in Hyde Park at the bejewelled tree and stroll onto Elizabeth Street to view the famous David Jones Christmas windows.
 
Continue down to Pitt Street Mall and onto Martin Place to see the brand-new interactive tree where your Christmas messages can be displayed on its branche.
 
Walk back up George Street and through the historic arches of the Queen Victoria Building and stop in front of Sydney Town Hall to see the façade come alive with light projections.
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Christmas Comes Early For Families At...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 27/11/2013 - 01:50 pm
Category: Latest News

Families will be able to celebrate Christmas with their favourite animals and meet special guest, Santa, when Sydney’s Taronga Zoo opens after hours for one night only on Saturday 14 December from 5.00pm–8.30pm. 
 
Taronga Family & Friends Christmas event includes:

Face painting
Christmas craft for kids
Carol singers
Christmas elves
DJ Elve-is on the decks
Join in the Taronga Twitter treasure hunt

 
For tickets to the Taronga Family & Friends Christmas event, visit taronga.org.au/event/2013-12-14/taronga-family-friends-christmas.

Last weeks to see iconic Ansel Adams ...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 25/11/2013 - 06:45 pm
Category: Latest News

Ansel Adams – Photography from the Mountains to the Sea - Must close 8 December 2013
 
Time is running out for Sydneysiders to see Ansel Adams – Photography from the Mountains to the Sea  - an exhibition of works by one of the United States’ most celebrated photographers at the Australian National Maritime Museum.
 
Ansel Adams’ spectacular black and white images of mountains, rivers and the sea captured the epic proportions of the American landscape from New England to Yosemite and Alaska to Hawaii.
 
Ansel Adams – Photography from the Mountains features more than 70 photographs taken between 1918 and 1968.

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20% OFF Merlin Annual Passes

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 21/11/2013 - 10:48 pm
Category: Latest News

For a limited time only you can get 20% OFF Merlin Annual Passes.
The Merlin Annual Pass is now bigger and better than ever! It's always been great value, offering 12 months unlimited entry to 11 attractions.
 
You can also take advantage of a whole host of Pass Holder perks including 20% off dining and shopping at the attractions.
 
Attractions include: Madame Tussauds Sydney, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney, Sydney Tower Eye, Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary, WILD LIFE Hamilton Island and Kelly Tarlton's Antarctic Encounter Underwater World, Illawarra Fly, Otway Fly, Melbourne Aquarium and UnderWater World Mooloolaba.
 
For more information click here 

Wildlife Sydney ZOO Bring a Friend FR...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 20/11/2013 - 11:12 pm
Category: Latest News

If you have a Merlin Annual Pass you can experience WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo with a friend for free THIS WEEKEND ONLY
 
Simply bring a friend along with your Merlin Annual Pass to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo's admissions desk on 23rd and 24 th November 2013 to receive your Bring-a-Friend Free entry.
*Please note attraction closes at 4pm with last entry at 3pm on 23 November 2013
 
For more info head to http://www.wildlifesydney.com.au/visitor-info/merlin-annual-pass-discounts/

Blue Mountains Artists Announce Bushf...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 19/11/2013 - 01:22 pm
Category: Latest News

The devastating fires that swept through the Blue Mounaints area have brought together some of its most celebrated artists for a massive ONE OFF SHOW to raise money for their friends, family and the Blue Mountains community at large.
 
Featuring Hermitude, Urthboy, Thundamentals, Dialectrix, Tuka, JONES Jnr, Joe New + locals Tenth Dan & Grub and A Blank Canvas – with 100% of profits all going direct to the Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery.
 
Friday December 6th at Katoomba RSL

Tickets $30 through Moshtix

http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/blue-mountains-fire-benefit-feat-hermitude-urthboy-thundamentals-dialectrix-t/69144

Experience being an Aquarist for a Da...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 18/11/2013 - 09:39 am
Category: Latest News

If you have ever dreamt of understanding the mysteries of marine life then you can now get your hands wet with the new Aquarist for a Day course at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.
 
 
This experience will have you spending the day exploring the underwater world with your own personal SEA LIFE expert and you'll be taken behind the scenes to experience the daily lives of the aquarists.
 
 
This unique Sydney experience will be one to remember! To find out more head to http://www.sydneyaquarium.com.au
 

New Sydney Museums Pass

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 15/11/2013 - 07:43 pm
Category: Latest News

The new Sydney Museums value-packed pass gives entry to four of Sydney’s most unique museums - these museums include:-

Museum of Sydney: on the site of first Government House, offers a wonderful overview of Sydney’s history.

 

Hyde Park Barracks Museum: a UNESCO World Heritage listed convict site, and the perfect place to experience convict Sydney.

 

Susannah Place Museum: Sydney’s last surviving example of a simple working-class terrace row, tells the story of its former residents and of The Rocks, where they worked and struggled.

 

Justice & Police Museum: Sydney’s home of crime. From bushrangers to razor-g ...

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Bridge Climb Sydney has Ashes Fever

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 14/11/2013 - 08:21 pm
Category: Latest News

Bridge Climb Sydney certainly has Ashes fever, with just a few short weeks to go before the first test.
 
Bridge Climb welcomed Brett Lee and a bunch of Aussie and English supporters to the summit so all of Sydney could hear their almighty roar.
 
BridgeClimb has been provided limited access to the Bridge on the 30th December and will be operating a unique climb – The Western Outlook.
 
If you're a Sydneysider expecting visitors for New Year’s Eve and they're hoping to squeeze in a Bridge Climb experience during their short stay, The Western Outlook might suit them! Find out more about this climb here. 

The Hunger Games Catching Fire at IMA...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 12/11/2013 - 10:36 pm
Category: Latest News

The wait is nearly over! The Hunger Games Catching Fire will soon be coming to the big screen at IMAX Sydney. 
 
The movie sees Katniss Everdeen return home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark.

Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts.

Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever.

This action packed movie hits the IMAX screens on November 21st!

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