Destination Sydney: Top 5 things to do in the Harbour city

Known for its breath-taking skyline, diverse landscape and iconic attractions, Sydney has become an essential destination on any Australian itinerary. For the first time ever, we are bringing The Family Business Conference – Asia Pacific to Sydney on 19 March 2021, so you can Re-connect, Re-engage and Re-energise as well as experience the picturesque city with your family and team.

What makes Sydney postcard-perfect is its glittering Harbour, complemented by must-see Australian landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Scratch beneath the surface and you will find sun-bathed beaches, manicured parks and a sophisticated food and drink scene to match a city of this magnitude. Here are our top 5 things to do in Sydney in March.

1. Attend The Family Business Conference

Obviously, the main reason to visit Sydney in March 2021, is to attend Australasia’s largest family business conference. Be inspired to transform your family business as you learn, connect and grow through a carefully curated conference program.

Gain a wealth of knowledge as you hear from a stellar line-up of iconic family businesses and speakers who will encourage you to reimagine the future of your business. Plus, all your favourite social events are back including the Longest Lunches and the Family Business Awards Dinner. With a dedicated family business focus and a varied mix of parallel sessions, you can tailor the conference program to suit your needs as you Re-connect, Re-engage and Re-energise.


2. BridgeClimb

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to make sure we tick off as many things on our ‘bucket list’ as we can and climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge is definitely an once-in-a-lifetime experience. Operated by FBA member, Hammons Holdings, the BridgeClimb experience is a unique and exciting adventure, taking you to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Gather your family together for a morning of team bonding as expert Climb Leaders help you soak up the panoramic views of Sydney, discover fascinating facts, and keep you safe and entertained along the way. Find out more about BridgeClimb here.


3. The Star Sydney

Delight in the unexpected at The Star Sydney. This multi-million-dollar event destination will set the scene for the conference as this world-class backdrop provides tantalising views of Darling Harbour.

This harbour-side jewel boasts the city’s finest restaurants, bars and five-star accommodation that allows you to take in a visual display few other cities in the world can offer. Looking for more entertainment options? Indulge your senses as you pamper yourself at the luxurious spa or try your luck at the Star Sydney Casino. As a delegate, The Star Sydney is offering you a special reduced rate for accommodation. Book your room here.


4. Explore the Harbour

The Darling Harbour is a bustling entertainment precinct with attractions to suit any style or budget. Stroll through some of Australia’s iconic tourist attractions such as The Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Royal Botanical Gardens and much more.

Have you dreamt of seeing a famous Broadway play or musical in person? Sydney can make that wish a reality. In March, Sydney will be showing the Tony and Olivier award-winning hit Hamilton, as well as Frozen: the Musical, adapted from the Oscar-winning film.

With Madame Tussauds, Luna Park and many other popular tourist attractions in close proximity to the Harbour, you will be spoilt for choice on places to go and things to see.


5. Get back to basics

Ready to stretch your legs and venture out of the city? Sydney is known for its bio-diversity with a lot of its nature walks right on its doorstep. When it comes to pristine, sandy beaches, Sydney does not disappoint with popular Bondi Beach, Manly Beach or Coogee Beach all just a short drive away.

Sydney also has a steep and rich history with many cultural landmarks such as Botany Bay, The ANZAC memorial, and various museums dedicated to showcasing this history.

With everything you need and more right on your doorstep, Sydney really is the place to be.


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