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Built around the largest, most beautiful harbour in the world, Sydney is undoubtedly the most exciting hub in the southern hemisphere. It is the largest and oldest city in Australia and home to over 4.5 million people. From the iconic, heritage-listed Opera House to the golden beaches stretching into the Pacific Ocean – Sydney is the place for everyone.

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge to see panoramic views from the top of this Australian icon, visit the historic ‘Rocks’ area – the site of the original white settlement – or take a surfing lesson at Bondi Beach, famous for its golden sands and turquoise waters. There’s so much to see and do!

What’s more, the city offers an exciting variety of attractions, including designer boutiques, fine restaurants, chic bars and lavish department stores. Surrounded by numerous national parks and protected areas of natural bushland, the beautiful Blue Mountains are only a short journey to the west and offer sights that simply cannot be missed.

Sydney is a cosmopolitan city, a major industrial, business and commercial centre and is endlessly fascinating in its variety and beauty – make sure you make the most of what it has to offer. For your ultimate guide to Sydney click here.

Here are some useful links to help you best plan your time when you are visiting Sydney:

Top ten things to do in Sydney

There’s so much to see and do in Sydney! If you’re not sure where to start, here’s a few essentials to tick off your list first.

General Information about Sydney

It always helps to know what to expect when you visit a new city. Make sure you’re well-prepared with our quick guide to the basics.

Travel guide for getting around

Get to know Sydney with our visitor information service at Customs House, or chat to one of our visitor ambassadors in The Rocks and Circular Quay.

Exploring Australia

Discover Australia’s unique destinations, from the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef to the Red Centre’s glowing Uluru. Where will you venture?

The Venue

ICC Sydney 

he beautifully designed International Convention Centre features Australia’s largest ballroom with panoramic views of Sydney’s skyline and harbour, plus theatres of different sizes and seating for up to 8,000 people. Inside, there’s a total of 35,000 sqm of event space equipped to host even the largest international conventions. This is where you’ll find the world’s best minds exploring bold, new ideas – a venue built to host the most ambitious of conferences.

The venue address is:

ICC Sydney
14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000

Sustainable Conferencing

See how attending ISVEE17  means ‘no worries’ for the planet.