Sydney: The best things to do in Sydney and Manly – September 2023

The annual Night At The Barrack’s, fun scavenger hunts and more! Here’s our pick of things to do in Sydney this month.

What To Do In Sydney

Night at the Barrack’s – Sydney

15 September – 30 September, The Barracks Precinct, North Head Scenic Drive, Manly NSW

Enjoy concerts of some of the biggest names in music perched high above Sydney Harbour in Manly. The event will host an array of local food and beverage providers bringing you a taste of the Northern Beaches. Missy Higgins, who is best known for her hit “fast car” and many more can be enoyed while gazing into the night sky and stunning views.

Cost: $145

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Botanic Garden scavenger hunt – Sydney Botanical Garden

Individual booking, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney NSW 2000

Explore the very best of Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens on this comprehensive trail that takes in iconic views and popular highlights as well as its secret corners and hidden history. To do a scavenger hunt is a fun way of discovering hidden treasures and enjoy an afternoon with friends.

Cost: $45 per team

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Free walking tour -Sydney and the Rocks

Monday’s – Saturday’s, 10:30am to 1pm, 110 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000

The oldest city in Australia, Sydney is a very intriguing place to explore. It hides its secrets very well.
You can pass some buildings many times without knowing their secrets and history, without noticing humor, or art hiding in plain sight. Discover Sydney and all its hidden secrets on a guided tour.

Cost: Free

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Sydney Science Festival – Powerhouse Museum Sydney

12 August – 5 November, 500 Harris Street, Ultimo NSW 2007

Inspired by computing pioneer Charles Babbage’s proposal that the air is a ‘vast library’ storing every word ever spoken, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s breathtaking immersive art environment invites audiences to celebrate the turbulence and tumult of the atmosphere: invisible but precious, filled with voices and history.

Cost: $25

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Have fun!

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