Air Combat Australia offers a variety of flight experiences from jet fighter air combat missions to aerobatic flights. Several different fighter aircraft are available and all flights are tailored to suit the...
Take a seaplane to Palm Beach
For a special treat, step on board one of Sydney Seaplanes' aircraft at Rose Bay, in Sydney Harbour, and soar above the city and see the Northern Beaches coastline and the blue, blue sea. You can fly to Palm Beach and the Hawkesbury River for gourmet dining or to a secluded beach for a picnic lunch.
To kick off your adventure, mix water and speed for an exhilarating experience on Sydney Harbour aboard a jet boat with operators such as Thunder Jet, Oz Jet Boating, Harbour Jet and Sydney Jet. Sailing on one of the most beautiful natural harbours in the world will raise your heart beat, too.
Indulge your inner pilot and land a Boeing 737 in a flight simulator. You can take to the skies in a Flight Experience simulator in Darling Harbour, near the city centre, or with 737Jet in Penrith, in Sydney’s west, which is home to a wonderland of adrenalin-pumping attractions.
Battle the rapids at Penrith Whitewater Stadium and skydive indoors in one of the largest vertical wind tunnels in the world at iFLY Downunder. Blast into the air with a water jetpack strapped to your back at Jetpack Adventures, in the Sydney International Regatta Centre.
Ever wanted to swim with sharks without a cage? Go to Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary, in Manly, and enter the water with Shark Dive Xtreme. If you want a barrier between you and the sharks, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, in Darling Harbour, has a see-through enclosure where you can snorkel.
An exciting activity for kids is jumping for joy at Sky Zone Trampoline Park, a huge carpet of interconnected trampolines in Alexandria, near the city centre. Soaring on flying foxes at various tree-top adventures parks, Taronga Zoo and WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is popular with kids too.
Another wonderful experience is Fantasea's Bondi Boat, a twice-daily cruise to Bondi Beach. You'll travel past harbourside suburbs and the dramatic cliffs of the Heads into the ocean. Time it right and you might even spot a whale. Whale-watching season is officially between May and November.