It kicks off with Fair Day, a community event enjoyed by over 80, people, and a Festival leading up to the big, glittery event: The Mardi Gras Parade and Party. It hosts over events for people of all ages, sexualities, gender expressions and orientations and at the Party, which often features an international headliner, over 12, folks dance the night away. For most Americans, Australia is the trip of a lifetime—and many believe it takes a lifetime to get there. The heart of Sydney, much like Boston or San Francisco, is in its harbor. Suits, cables and all the protection you need to ensure your safety are provided; your guide will even take a commemorative photo of you at the top! Afterward, wander through the charming and picturesque cobblestone laneways of The Rocks, the original colonial site where European settlers stepped ashore in , now lined with cosy cafes, boutique shopping, and the oldest pubs in the country.
Nomad 16 Foster St. Open for lunch, dinner and drinks, Nomad wine in Surry Hills serves flavourful modern Australian and Mediterranean dishes with vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Fully licensed, this funky restaurant have all Australian wine list available for delivery.
Sydney has long been on the radar of most GLBT travellers thanks to its reputation for tolerance and openness as well, of course, as its many natural and man-made attractions for international travellers. Oxford St Darlinghurst a. The Golden Mile , running east from the corner of Hyde Park South is the sentimental heart of gay Sydney, however the last ten to fifteen years has seen a devolution of gay life "out of the ghetto" so that today there are several gay neighbourhoods in a city that which is by and large very gay friendly with a highly visible and accepted community.