These historical photos are truly fascinating! Thanks Sydney Eye for sharing such wonderful images
Opening Day crowd
19th March, 1932
Photo by E. W. Searle
National Library of Australia
In 1932, Australia had a population of c. 6.5 million.
In 2017, Australia has a population of c. 24.5 million
Whilst we are in the midst of our own renovation, let's take a minute to appreciate the indisputable masterpiece that is the Sydney Opera House, which took 16 years to build: 1957 to 1973 (this shot is from 1966). It's hard to imagine Sydney Harbour without it!
Image from sbs.com.au
Macquarie Lightstation Tour (bookings for Sunday 25th June are now open)
Explore Australia's first and longest operating navigational light. Take a tour to learn about the history of this remarkable place and see magnificent harbour and city views from the top.
for more information visit: http://www.harbourtrust.gov.au/…/macquarie-lightstati…/tours
There's only 2 more days to see the wonders of Vivid Sydney in person.. Visit Darling Harbour and experience the dazzling 'Magicians of the Mist' show - the show features lasers, fountains that can reach up to 60m, over 9,000 LEDs, music, fireworks, fireballs and more!
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Why not discover this wildlife treasure trove? Middle Head offers scenic bushwalking tracks with harbour views. Walk from Chowder Bay to Balmoral, taking in spectacular vistas - and look out for water dragons, blue-tongue lizards, rainbow lorikeets, kookaburras and other gorgeous locals along the way!
Plan your trip: www.harbourtrust.gov.au/middle-head
This panoramic photograph of Observatory Hill from 1868 is fascinating, thanks Sydney Eye for the step back in time!
Hope you have all had a wonderful long weekend full of adventure! how awesome is this image taken today by Dive Into History of a deep sea diver exploring the depths of the ocean:)
Looking for something a little different to do this weekend? why not partake in an urban hunt in some of Sydney's amazing hot-spots.
Urban Hunt is a modern-day treasure hunt where teams compete to solve clues via Facebook Messenger and finish a trail in the fastest time. Trails are specifically designed to get you off the beaten track in any given area to discover local hotspots and hidden gems.
Find out more: www.urbanhunt.co