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One of the eastern suburb's most stunning and secluded beaches. Gordon's Bay, a rocky beach with stunning blue seas and an underwater nature trail, lies hidden between Clovelly and Coogee Beaches.

Snorkel A Secret Bay

Though less famous than the Bondi to Bronte clifftop trek, the Federation Cliff trek is equally stunning. From Dover Heights to Watsons Bay, this 5km walking trail crosses sandstone cliffs and parklands with uninterrupted Tasman Sea vistas.

Walk On Whales' Sides

The Gadi lived on 540 acres of wetlands and sand dunes that are now Centennial Park. Seasonally changing formal gardens and 10 ponds full of birds and marine life keep the park busy but not congested.

Picnic Near The Duck Pond

One of the world's oldest national parks, The Royal National Park, is less than an hour from Sydney. Over 15,000 hectares of rainforest gullies, bushwalking routes, secluded beaches, and stunning cliffs.

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Sydney's Vivid Festival illuminates areas of the city from May to June as the weather cools. The world's largest festival of light, music, and ideas, Vivid, draws together local and international talent in a citywide cacophony.

Paint Town

Lachlan Macquarie, Governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821, had convicts carve her a seat out of sandstone because his wife, Elizabeth, adored coming here.

ideal Sunset Viewing Position

The Eveleigh Market, a farmers' market on Saturdays, offers single-origin coffee, great food, Bread and Butter Project sourdough, and organic and locally-sourced vegetables from over 70 NSW sellers.

Farm Market

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