Sydney Cove

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  • Address: Southern Sydney, Australia
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Broadway
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Sydney Cove is a small bay that lies on the southern shore of Sydney Harbour in Sydney. This cove holds a lot of historical significance as it was named after the British Home Secretary, Thomas Townshend, Lord Sydney. It was the site chosen by Captain Arthur Phillip between 21 and 23 January 1788 for the British penal settlement which is now the city of Sydney, and where possession of New South Wales was formally declared on 26 January (now commemorated as Australia Day). Although there are not many things to do as you reach this historical landmark, yet the very view from here of Sydney city will be awe inspiring. On the left, you shall be able to see The Rocks and Sydney Opera house on the right. 

How to Reach Sydney Cove

  • By Ferry: Manly Fast Ferry

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  • Sydney Cove Address: Southern Sydney, Australia
  • Sydney Cove Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Sydney Cove(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Sydney Cove: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 6.03% of people who visit Sydney include Sydney Cove in their plan

  • 60% of people start their Sydney Cove visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Sydney Cove

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

78.57% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sydney Cove

People normally club together Cadman's Cottage and Featherdale Wildlife Park while planning their visit to Sydney Cove.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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