Dawes Point Vacations
Milsons Point, Balmain and Haymarket, are nearby suburbs which are also worth touring.
The Sydney Opera House, no doubt one of Sydney’s most iconic attractions is just less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away.
To really get a feel for Sydney, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Walk through the exhibits and savor the quiet of Australian Museum, Powerhouse Museum and Customs House. Treat your partner to a lively show at the Capitol Theatre in Haymarket, Theatre Royal and IMAX Sydney. If you enjoy art, see the local artwork and other exhibits at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Visit a few of the popular children’s attractions in the area, for example Luna Park in Milsons Point. Snap photos, walk past the many exhibits and discover the variety of species at Sydney Aquarium and Wildlife Sydney.
If the weather is good head outside and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Stretch your legs and take the family to a beach, for example the Blackwattle Bay Park in Glebe. Go for a walk in one of the parks and gardens, which include the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Garden of Friendship.
While you are in and around Dawes Point, stop by Sydney Tower, the St Mary's Cathedral and the Fitzroy Gardens. History buffs will enjoy Fort Denison. Whatever your faith, you'll love the serenity at Dawes Point’s holy places like the St. James Church.
Enjoy window shopping and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe in a few of the nearby malls and markets such as the Westfield Shopping Centre, Harbourside and Market City.
At the end of a busy day seeing the sights around Dawes Point, put up your feet and relax at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Travelodge Hotel Sydney, the Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Darling Harbour, or the Swissotel Sydney.