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100 Market St.
Tel: 61-2-9333-9222

The highest observation deck in the Southern Hemisphere affords views stretching over 50 miles on a clear day. A ticket to the Observation Deck includes entry to OzTrek—a hokey, but irresistible state-of-the-art simulation ride that takes you right across Australia. The very intrepid who weren't terrified enough by the Harbour Bridge Climb can do the Sky Walk (61-2-9333-9222,, a safety-harnessed stroll over the glass-floored summit.

1 Olympic Dr.
Tel: 61-2-9922-6644

The recently restored and, yes, iconic 1930s amusement park you enter through a gaping, illuminated mouth is a wonderful nostalgia trip and oddly romantic at night—it's open late Friday and Saturday. Entrance is free: the many rides are charged individually, or there are various packages. Don't forget to share some fairy floss—that's cotton candy to you.

Shangri-La Hotel
176 Cumberland St.
Tel: 61-2-9250-6013

Have a nightcap in this recently refreshed New York–inspired cocktail bar perched high above the city on the 36th floor of the Shangri-La Hotel. The views are spectacular, and there's a mild dress code. The bar's open until 1 a.m. Monday to Thursday, 2 a.m. Friday to Saturday, and midnight on Sunday.

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