Sydney: A City Of Sun, Sport, And Relaxation

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Australia is one of the best places in the world for a whole host of different sports and activities. Thanks to its beautiful beaches and crystal clear ocean, this massive island is home to some of the best sports teams in the world. Along with their sporty pastimes, though, Australians are also great at soaking up the sun and relaxing. Altogether, this makes for one of the best vacations you can take, combining sport, sunshine, and plenty of relaxation. To inspire you to go on a trip like this; this post will be focusing on Sydney, and what it has to offer.

Getting The Sun

The prevalence of the sun in Australia is starting to cause problems. With summer averaging at 26 degrees, Sydney feels the full-force of this natural resource. Of course, when you’re exposed to this for your whole life, it can cause some big health issues. But, for holidaymakers, there shouldn’t be too much to worry about. From their beaches and parks to private pools and outdoor bars, you have loads of ways to bask in the sun when you’re in the land of Aus. Just make sure that you pack plenty of sun protection. Cheap flights to Sydney can be found all over the Internet. You might have to do more hunting to find the right hotel, though.

Sports To Get Involved With In Sydney

Once in Sydney, you’ll already start to see how important sport is to this nation. But, the range of sports available is incredibly huge, with land and water-based options fighting for the top spot. Below, you’ll find some examples of the popular sporting activities vacationers make while in this city.

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Diving

Sydney is home to some of Australia’s most popular coastline. Bordering the Great Barrier Reef, this city has some of the most biologically diverse waters in the World, making it perfect for divers looking to see something amazing. Diving courses are offered for anyone from complete beginners to expert divers. This gives everyone the chance to take part and ensures that all of the courses are completely safe.

Surfing/Variants
Surfing is one of Australia’s proudest pastimes. Of course, being one of the oldest sports in the world, it’s hard to know where it originated. But, one this is for sure, Australia definitely popularized the sport in modern culture. Thanks to this heritage, Sydney offers some of the best surfing tuitions in the world, and anyone can get involved.
Cricket

Although not a sport they invented, Cricket is still one of the most popular sports in Australia. Home to several of their greatest teams, Sydney is one of the best cities in the world to enjoy this sort of sport. Of course, unless you take a team with you, it might be hard to play this sport while on vacation. So, instead, it could be worth looking into the idea of buying tickets to a game. This will give you the chance to enjoy your favorite sport, without having to do any work.

Volleyball

Finally, alongside cricket, volleyball is one of Sydney’s most important sports. You’ll find the sport being played on most beaches in Australia, and players are often friendly enough to allow strangers to play. This sort of sport isn’t taken too seriously when people are playing for fun. So, it’s nice and easy to pick up and put down.

This post should give you the inspiration you need to start seeking your perfect sunny and sporty vacation. Australia is one of the best countries in the world for this sort of break, as it offers a huge range of things to do. Of course, though, don’t forget to pack the sunscreen.

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Tione is a full-time student and a Blogger. When she is not in class she is actively working on her blog.

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  1. Some great reasons to visit Sydney, I didn't think of diving there, we went up to Cape Tribulation to dive. Will have to look into it next time we're in Sydney. I've always said that if I had to live in a city it would be Sydney, it's my favourite city in the world. Thanks for linking up to #familytraveltips
    Nat.x

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