Sydney

Visiting Sydney In February – The Definitive Guide

Situated along the east coast, the largest metropolitan city of Australia, Sydney is one of the most visited cities in the world. Beautiful beaches with golden sands, vibrant vibes, and scenic cruises make this Harbour City a hugely popular holiday destination. Surrounded by National Parks, home to the iconic Sydney Opera House, the famous harbour bridge, trendy restaurants and cafes, celebrating festivals with an extra dazzle and energy, Sydney has an unparalleled liveliness to it throughout the year. If one is looking for a calmer time while the weather is still pleasant with crisp days and cool nights, February is an ideal month to visit Sydney.

What makes Sydney in February Special?


Sydney in November

Sydney is one of the best places to visit in the month of February if one is looking for warm pleasant weather with long sunny days. Best known for its golden sandy beaches, February weather is ideal for getting a tan, indulging in water sports,surfing and swimming to your heart’s content. With plenty of lively restaurants and perky bars brimming with great music and gourmet food, warm February nights are full on high spirits! Weather is great for sightseeing too and end of school holidays ensures shorter queues for your favourite attractions. Being a part of the shoulder season, this month also sees lesser crowds and hence presents a more placid and relaxed ambience. You can take advantage of better deals with hotels and other bookings. At the same time, there is no dearth of celebrations, parties, festivals and events in this month. February calendar is full of fun things to experience.

Sydney in February : Weather


The coastal city, Sydney, located in the Southern Hemisphere has a nice subtropical climate throughout the year. February being a summer month has hot days with plenty of sunshine and high humidity. Nights are pleasantly warm with a cool sea breeze. February has ideal weather to soak in the sun or go swimming in the Pacific.

Sydney in December - weather

Sydney in February : Top Experiences


1

Sydney Opera House Tour and Dining

Sydney in November - Sydney Opera House Show


Sydney Opera House with its most well known and distinctive sail-like design, is an iconic landmark of Sydney. A guided tour is a must to discern the finer details of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. A lavish dinner at the Opera bar while appreciating the amazing Sydney Harbour and skyline, is the best way to conclude the tour.

February Timings:
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Location

Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000,
Australia
Getting There ›

Opera House Tours & Dining
Sydney Opera House Tour - English
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AUD 42
Opera House Tours & Dining
Sydney Opera House Tour in Mandarin (1 Hour)
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AUD 42
5% Cashback
Opera House Tours & Dining
Sydney Opera House Tour - Korean
New Arrival
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AUD 30
5% Cashback
Opera House Tours & Dining
Sydney Opera House Tour - Japanese
New Arrival
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AUD 30
5% Cashback
Opera House Tours & Dining
Sydney Opera House Backstage Tour
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AUD 175
5% Cashback
Opera House Tours & Dining
Sydney Opera House Tour & Tasting Plate at Ope...
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AUD 75
5% Cashback
Opera House Tours & Dining
Sydney Opera House Tour and Dine at Opera Bar
from
AUD 61

2

Skydive Sydney

Sydney in November - Sydney Skydive


This is one of the most electrifying experiences Sydney offers. The excitement of free falling over some of the best locations is something to remember for a lifetime. Sydney has many professional operators offering this thrilling adventure. Bright sunny days of February is a great time for skydiving.

February Timings
Newcastle Beach:
Mon – Fri - 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Sat – Sun - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wollongong:
Every day - 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

3

Sydney Harbour Cruises

Sydney in November - Sydney Skydive


Marvelling at the breathtaking views of the city while cruising on a majestic boat is one of the best things to do in Sydney and especially so, in the warm month of February. These Harbour Cruises come in many variants to choose from such as Harbour Story Sightseeing Cruise, Harbour Highlights 75 Mins Cruise, Harbour Story Premium Cruise With Drinks, Sydney Harbour Cocktail Cruise etc. You can choose the one that suits you the best.

February Timings
9:00 AM – 7:30 PM (Different Tours)

Location

Circular Quay Wharf No.6, Sydney Harbour, Sydney

Getting There ›

5% Cashback
Sightseeing Cruises
Harbour Story Sightseeing Cruise
from
AUD 49
5% Cashback
Sightseeing Cruises
Harbour Story Premium Cruise With Drinks
from
AUD 59
5% Cashback
Sightseeing Cruises
Harbour Highlights 75 Mins Cruise
from
AUD 39
5% Cashback
Dinner Cruises
Captains Dinner Cruise - 3 Course Dining
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AUD 159
5% Cashback
Dinner Cruises
Gold Dinner Cruise - 6 Course Dining
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AUD 175
5% Cashback
Lunch & High Tea Cruises
Relaxing Lunch Cruise with 3 Course Meal
from
AUD 109
5% Cashback
Lunch & High Tea Cruises
Top Deck 2 Course Lunch Cruise
from
AUD 99
5% Cashback
Sightseeing Cruises
Harbour Story Sightseeing Cruise
from
AUD 49
5% Cashback
Sightseeing Cruises
Harbour Story Premium Cruise With Drinks
from
AUD 59
5% Cashback
Sightseeing Cruises
Sydney Harbour Cocktail Cruise
from
AUD 55
5% Cashback
Sightseeing Cruises
Harbour Highlights 75 Mins Cruise
from
AUD 39
5% Cashback
Dinner Cruises
Captains Dinner Cruise - 3 Course Dining
from
AUD 159
5% Cashback
Dinner Cruises
Gold Dinner Cruise - 6 Course Dining
from
AUD 175
5% Cashback
Dinner Cruises
Gold Penfolds Dinner & Drinks Cruise
from
AUD 245
5% Cashback
Dinner Cruises
Luxury Cruise - Platinum Penfolds Grange with ...
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AUD 359
5% Cashback
Dinner Cruises
Sunset Dinner Cruise
from
AUD 89
5% Cashback
Lunch & High Tea Cruises
Relaxing Lunch Cruise with 3 Course Meal
from
AUD 109
5% Cashback
Lunch & High Tea Cruises
Top Deck 2 Course Lunch Cruise
from
AUD 99
5% Cashback
Lunch & High Tea Cruises
Sydney Harbour Buffet Lunch Cruise
from
AUD 99
5% Cashback
Lunch & High Tea Cruises
High Tea Sightseeing Cruise
from
AUD 69

4

Sydney Bridge Climb

Sydney in November - Sydney BridgeClimb


The Sydney Bridge Climb is one of the most unforgettable experiences one can have. The amazing panoramic view from the top of the largest steel arch bridge in the world, is completely incredible! Carried out under experienced professional guidance, this is a safe and fun expedition. Clear sunny February days are ideal for this.

February Timings
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Location

3 Cumberland St, The Rocks NSW 2000,
Australia
Getting There ›

10% Cashback
Sydney BridgeClimb
Sydney BridgeClimb Summit
upto 2% off
from
AUD 308 AUD 300
10% Cashback
Sydney BridgeClimb
Sydney BridgeClimb Summit Sampler
upto 2% off
from
AUD 174 AUD 169
10% Cashback
Sydney BridgeClimb
BridgeClimb Summit Express
upto 3% off
from
AUD 308 AUD 298

5

A Day Trip From Sydney

Sydney in November - Day Trips from Sydney


Sydney is not just an incredible city by itself, it is also surrounded by beauty in all directions. With so many places to venture around Sydney, given the warm weather in February, you are spoilt for choices. Sydney and Bondi Tour, Sydney and Bondi Tour With Sydney Opera House Tour, Hunter Valley Food and Wine Lovers Experience and Port Stephens Dolphin Watcher are a few to mention.

February Timings
Depends on chosen tour.

Sydney and Bondi Tour
from
AUD 59
Sydney and Bondi Tour With Sydney Opera House ...
from
AUD 99
Hunter Valley Food and Wine Lovers Experience
from
AUD 198
Port Stephens Dolphin Watcher
from
AUD 198

6

Blue Mountains

Sydney in November - Blue Mountains


Just 50 kms from Sydney, Blue Mountains, justifying the name, have a beautiful natural blue haze giving it an incredible appearance. You can marvel at their wilderness from the cliff top and explore the extensive heritage of waterfalls, valleys, and locales. Cooler than Sydney, Blue Mountains with all its waterfalls at their peak are resplendent in February.

February Timings
Depends on chosen tour.

Location

New South Wales 2787,
Australia
Getting There ›

Blue Mountains
Blue Mountains Scenic World Unlimited Discover...
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AUD 49
Blue Mountains
Blue Mountains Wildlife Tour including transfe...
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AUD 159
Blue Mountains
Blue Mountains All-inclusive Day Tour includin...
from
AUD 225
Blue Mountains
Premium Blue Mountains Small Group Tour with S...
from
AUD 220
Blue Mountains
Blue Mountains and Jenolan Caves
upto 6% off
from
AUD 179 AUD 166.5

7

Sydney Tower Eye

Sydney in November - Sydney Tower Eye


The tallest structure in Sydney is the unrivalled vantage point to pamper yourself with some mesmerising views of the Harbour city. From the cool comfort of an air-conditioned deck, February is one of the best times to enjoy the stunning views of clear blue skies and the city in its full glory.

February Timings
Every day – 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Last entry 8:00 PM)

Location

100 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000,
Australia
Getting There ›

8

SEA Life Sydney Aquarium

Sydney in November - Sydney Opera House Show


Sea Life, a chain of commercial sea life-themed aquarium attractions, are fantastic family attractions with amazing marine habitats and displays. This underwater adventure features over 700 species of Australian aquatic creatures. This is a must-visit when you’re in Sydney.

February Timings
Every day – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Last Entry 5:00 PM)

Location

1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000,
Australia
Getting There ›

9

Sydney Opera House Show

Sydney in November - Sydney Opera House Show


Watching a classical opera show at the Sydney Opera House is one of the best things you can do in Sydney. Top performers and best theatrical companies weave magical performances at this iconic location making it an unforgettable experience. There are many electrifying performances planned for February in Sydney Opera House.

February Timings
Depends on chosen show

Location

Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000,
Australia
Getting There ›

10% Cashback
Sydney Opera
Great Opera Hits - Opera at the Sydney Opera H...
from
AUD 69
Sydney Opera
La Boheme on New Year's Eve
New Arrival
from
AUD 379
Sydney Opera
The Opera Gala on New Year's Eve
New Arrival
from
AUD 299
Sydney Opera
La Boheme
from
AUD 99
Sydney Opera
Carmen
from
AUD 99
Sydney Opera
La Traviata On Sydney Harbour
from
AUD 99

5

Sydney Taroonga Zoo

Sydney in November - Sydney Taronga Zoo


Taronga Zoo in Sydney with its marvellous views of Sydney harbour, hosts a number of exotic animals and native wildlife. With a number of walking tours, interesting animal shows, and interactive tours, the Sydney Zoo is a fun family adventure.

February Timings
Every day – 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Location

Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman NSW 2088,
Australia
Getting There ›

Sydney Zoo
Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket
upto 8% off
from
AUD 47 AUD 43
5% Cashback
Sydney Zoo
Skip the Line Tickets to Wild LIFE Sydney Zoo
from
AUD 44
Sydney Zoo
Taronga Zoo:Wild Australia Experience with Cab...
from
AUD 129
Sydney Zoo
Taronga Zoo VIP Aussie Gold Tour with Cable Ca...
from
AUD 99

Sydney in February : Events to Look Out For


Sydney in November events

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

Date: Sunday, 2nd February
St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is one of the most respected and popular events on the Australian music calendar. A platform for rising local and international talent, this festival is making its return in 2020 in Sydney. Living up to its excellent reputation, being held at the central location, Domain, it will have the best possible staging and sound.

Venice in November events

AGHA Sydney Gift Fair

Dates: Friday, 21 February until Monday, 24 February
AGHA Sydney Gift Fair is the largest industry-led retail trade exhibition of Australia. This is a much looked forward to event with thousands of leading brands on display and an exciting lineup of interesting events providing inspiration and a brilliant networking opportunity.

Sydney in November events

Sydney City Limits

Dates: Monday, 24 February until Tuesday, 25 February
This is one of the most looked forward to festivals held in Sydney that gets together the best of music, food, art, and community. Featuring Justice, Beck, Future, Vance Joy, Phoenix, Tash Sultana and many more, Sydney City Limits held at Centennial Park is indeed a very exciting event.

Venice in November events

Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

Dates: Friday, 14 February until Sunday, 1 March
This LGBT pride parade and festival held every year in Sydney, is attended by over 20,000 people from all around the world. With a splendid backdrop of the beautiful city, this exuberant and spectacular celebration of LGBT pride has an exciting line-up of events worth attending.

Sydney in November events

Queen Live Concert at Sydney

Date: Saturday, 15 February
Following the grand success of Bohemian Rhapsody, the legendary Queen and Adam Lambert shall be performing for their Aussie fans coming February. Live performances fronted by Lambert of fan favourite numbers like ‘We Are The Champions’, ‘We Will Rock You’ and, of course, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ shall surely blow out the crowds crazy.

Sydney in February : Essentials


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Time zoneGMT+11

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CurrencyAustralian Dollar

Weather in Sydney in February

Being in the Southern hemisphere, February is a summer month for Sydney. With an average daytime temperature of 23°C, the days are hot and sunny. with about 8 hours of sunshine every day. Nights, with an average temperature of about 19°C, are also ideal to stay outdoors. With high humidity, there is a good 50% chance of rainfall.

Where to stay in Sydney in February

Sydney, a beautiful cosmopolitan city with plenty of culture, history, fashion, and gastronomy in every corner, has many popular neighbourhoods to stay. From Sydney CBD & Darling Harbour to The Rocks, to the Hipster Neighborhood, Surry Hills, there are a number of options for different preferences and budgets.

What to pack for Sydney in February

Sydney as a city has a relaxed attitude with a casual and comfortable vibe. Keeping the hot and sunny days of February in mind you should pack, comfortable cotton clothes. Some t-shirts, shorts, summer dresses, comfortable shoes, and sunglasses are good for sightseeing. Swimsuit, a hat, sunscreen and Flip-flops are a must to carry for some fun at the beach. You also need a formal attire if you’re planning to attend an Opera show.

Getting around in Sydney in February

The public transportation is quite easy to use and convenient in Sydney. It has a decent train network covering almost all the major attractions of the city. The main train station is Central Station and one can find out the nearest City Circle Stations for each attraction and plan their commute. Sydney has sufficient buses servicing all areas of the city. They are the best option for going to the Eastern and Northern suburbs. Sydney also has the Sydney Light Rail, servicing the city and inner west. Besides all these, there are public and private ferries that are quite fun to travel on. For those who do not have budgetary constraints, there are Uber, Ola and other taxi services.

Sydney in February : Seasonal Delicacies


Sydney in November - what to eat
Chicken parmigiana

It is a cross between eggplant parmigiana and chicken schnitzel topped with tomato sauce, melted cheese, and prosciutto ham. Popular in pubs, it is served with salad and chips. The Newport is one of the best places to have this famous gastronomical delight.

Sydney in November - what to eat
Lamingtons

Named after Lord Lamington, a former Governor of Queensland, this sweet delight is a square-shaped sponge dipped in chocolate and coated with desiccated coconut. Popularly called the ‘National Cake of Australia’, it is enjoyed best with tea or coffee. Shepherds Artisan Bakehouse has one of the best lamingtons in town.

Sydney in November - what to eat
A burger with ‘the lot’

A divine burger with barbequed meat, tomato, salads, sauces, pineapple, pickled beetroot, and fried eggs, this is a complete meal and best enjoyed after a session of surfing or swimming. Burger Me Fresh is a great place to have this burger.

Sydney in November - what to eat
Kangaroo

It is a nice lean type of meat which can be had in burgers, pizzas, fillet or skewers. Cooked well, it has a distinct flavour and goes well with potatoes on the side. One can try flame-grilled kangaroo skewers at The Meat and Wine Company.

Sydney in November - what to eat
Meat Pies

Meat pie is a traditional Australian pie, filled with mincemeat and gravy, and topped with tomato sauce with mashed potato and mushy peas on the side. Besides being part of the standard menu at most restaurants, this pie is also a popular take away food. Bourke Street Bakery is a great place to try the famous meat pies in Sydney.

Tips for Visiting Sydney in February


  • February is a hot month for Sydney. Go prepared with swimwear, sunscreen, sunglasses and hats to have fun at the beach. One needs to be careful of poisonous jellyfish at some beaches.
  • You must check the event calendar for the month prior to visiting. You may want to plan the dates accordingly.
  • You should have your tickets booked in advance for the events to ensure that you don't miss them. Also keep in mind that the hotels around the venue get booked much in advance.
  • Sydney is famous for its brunches. You ought to give one of these a try.
  • Keep hydrating yourself and carry a mosquito repellent wherever possible.

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