Destination New South Wales

See spectacular Sydney events with Qantas

Fares from Los Angeles starting at $1,475* round trip in Economy

Sydney is one of the most cosmopolitan and dynamic cities in the world. Its sparkling harbour, stunning beaches, famous architecture, award-winning restaurants, world-class events and vibrant arts and culture make it an appealing destination at any time of the year. Enjoy Sydney's great outdoors where you'll find a long list of activities that are both healthy and scenic. Walks, national parks, gardens and colourful sunsets are just a few of the natural highlights. And, within easy reach of Sydney there are pristine beaches, World Heritage-listed national parks, beautiful wine regions, subtropical rainforests and coastal drives that are easily explored. With daily departures from the US to Sydney, including a new non-stop service from DFW to Sydney from 29 September, it's easier than ever to fly to Sydney with Qantas. So book these Sydney deals with Qantas now.

US Departures To Round trip from* Outbound Travel Periods Expiration  
Los Angeles Sydney $1,475
$2,622
3 Aug - 11 Sep 14, 1 Nov - 3 Dec 14 or 1 Feb - 31 Mar 15
26-29 Dec 14 or 10-22 Jan 15
10 Jun 2014
20 Jun 2014
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Dallas/Fort Worth Sydney $1,720
$2,869
3 Aug - 11 Sep 14, 1 Nov - 3 Dec 14 or 1 Feb - 31 Mar 15
26-29 Dec 14 or 10-22 Jan 15
10 Jun 2014
20 Jun 2014
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New York (JFK)
Valid QF108/QF107
Sydney $1,670
$2,817
3 Aug - 11 Sep 14, 1 Nov - 3 Dec 14 or 1 Feb - 31 Mar 15
26-29 Dec 14 or 10-22 Jan 15
10 Jun 2014
20 Jun 2014
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Advertised fares are based on Monday through Thursday mid-week travel. Friday through Sunday weekend travel is permitted for an addition fare. There may be other travel dates available but not enough seats to allow us to advertise. If your travel dates are flexible, use the 'Flexible with dates' option to find the best airfare.

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Terms and Conditions

Economy Airfares Terms and Conditions:
* Fares are for round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Advertised fares are based the least expensive mid-week (Monday through Thursday) itinerary on Qantas nonstop flight numbers QF12/QF11/QF108/QF107 between LAX and SYD, Qantas direct flight numbers QF8/QF7 between DFW and SYD and Qantas direct flight numbers QF108/QF107 between JFK and SYD. Seats are very limited and are not available on every flight. No minimum stay, maximum stay 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 to 350 days from departure date. Add-on fares are available from North American cities that are not Qantas gateways. No refunds. However, customers who purchase a ticket in the United States for travel on Qantas may cancel their reservations and refund ticket without charge within 24 hours of ticketing when purchase is made one week or more prior to departure of the first flight in the itinerary. Date changes are permitted for a fee of $250 per person per change. An additional service fee of US$40/AU$80 per person applies for each transaction made to an Economy ticket via telephone, retail outlet, or an airport ticket counter, depending on the country where the change is made. Fare valid from 28 May and 10 June 2014 or 20 June 2014, as applicable. Other restrictions apply. Information is correct as at 28 May 2014 and subject to change without notice. Total price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes.
Qantas flights operating on B747 or A380 equipment or a combination thereof depending on itinerary chosen.
Airfare is an additional $30 for reservations made by telephone.
Available on our A380 and B747-400 aircraft, subject to last minute schedule change.
It is the passenger's responsibility to ensure all visa requirements are complied with.
Qantas Vacations Package Terms & Conditions
New Year's Eve in Sydney
-  All prices are 'from', per person land only based on double occupancy and travel between 28 December 2014 and 4 January 2015. Book by 30 July 2014. Flights are not included. No refunds or changes are allowed and space is strictly limited. Not combinable with any other special or discounted vacation package. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting (15 May 2014). All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Call Qantas Vacations directly for their current prices. Tour code: SO14066. CST#2001136-50.
Sydney Mardi Gras - All prices are 'from', per person land only based on double occupancy and travel between 21 February and 15 March 2015. Book by 30 July 2014. Flights are not included. No refunds or changes are allowed and space is strictly limited. Mardi Gras event tickets are not included. Not combinable with any other special or discounted vacation package. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting (15 May 2014). All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Call Qantas Vacations directly for their current prices. Tour code: SO14067. CST#2001136-50.
Aspire Down Under Packages Terms & Conditions
From prices are per person based on double occupancy departures from Los Angeles/New York (JFK)/Dallas/Fort Worth. Add-on fares are available from other cities. Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight. Hotels are subject to availability. All prices reflect a 3% discount for purchases made by cash/wire transfer/check, see terms and conditions for credit card payment. There are no discounts for payment made by credit cards. Cancellation penalties and other restrictions apply.
 

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Sydney Overview

If living it up is your style, then Sydney is your city. Glamorous, radiant and one of the world's leading food destinations, there is no place on earth like Sydney.

See the harbour sights while lazing on a ferry, walk its historic suburbs like The Rocks, Surry Hills or Paddington and finish up with some of the best shopping in the southern hemisphere. Sydney is the gateway to the Hunter Valley wine region, Central Coast and the Blue Mountains and is also home to fantastic beaches from iconic Bondi to the stunning northern beaches like Palm and Whale Beach.

Events

Top Things to Do

From shopping to gallery hopping, beach adventures to bush hikes, tours and harbour cruises. Your Sydney days will be actioned-packed and your nights brightly lit.

Read what our experts at Travel Insider have to say about where to go and what to see in Sydney and check out our other great ideas around beach, shopping, dining, icons and attractions below.

Vivid Sydney 2014

Vivid
  • Vivid Sydney will once again light up and entertain the city from 23 May to 9 June 2014.
  • The annual 18 day event of light, music and ideas is Sydney's major festival during Winter, attracting hundreds of thousands of Australian and international visitors.
  • In 2014, Vivid Sydney will continue to transform Sydney into a creative canvas, with 3D projections on historic buildings, great music at the Sydney Opera House, the exchange of ideas at the Museum of Contemporary Art and many newactivities at several other locations.

Beach

  • Explore Sydney's Northern Beaches, including Manly Beach. A relaxing beach spot, there are also some fantastic walks you can do in the surrounding parks and reserves. Grab some sun at Palm Beach or go next door to beautiful Whale Beach and dine at exclusive Jonah's. For a truly decadent experience you can get to Johan's at Whale Beach by seaplane.

Shop

Sydney shopping
  • Go window shopping in The Rocks
  • Visit the great Oxford Street strip in Paddington and Woollahra or King St in Newtown for fantastic local designer finds
  • Spend a day at the markets; Glebe, Paddington, Kirribilli, Bondi Beach, The Rocks, to name just a few
  • Head to the city and CBD and shop in modern mega-complexes or superb heritage listed buildings like the Queen Victoria Building and the Strand Arcade. You will find everything from bargain basement items to world-class designer labels and everything in between

Drink & Dine

Sydney Alfresco
  • Sydney is wonderfully diverse and multicultural and you will find mouth-watering cuisine to suit every palette, around every corner
  • Head to Surry Hills or Darlinghurst for cocktails and dancing as well great dining and bar options
  • Visit Woolloomooloo, Potts Point or Cockle Bay for fancy food and fine wine
  • The Rocks and Balmain offer great places to have a relaxing beer or glass of wine as well as a diverse range of restaurants
  • Dine on scrumptious seafood at the Fish Markets in Pyrmont
  • You can't go past Chinatown or Haymarket for Dim Sum (Yum Cha) or Asian cuisine
  • Sydney's CBD is home to an array of clubs, wine bars, up-market pubs and restaurants galore

Looking to eat somewhere quirky? Check out the some of the new independent eateries in Sydney.

  • Visit the Art Gallery of NSW, the Museum of Contemporary Art or any of the fascinating local galleries in The Rocks

Reginal New South Wales

Blue Mountains

The regions within three hours' drive of Sydney offer an inspiring list of experiences perfectly suited to a short break or easy getaway with the kids.

  • Wander through weekend village markets that are packed with freshly-picked local food and artisan produce.
  • Explore Australia's oldest wine-producing region, the Hunter Valley, and one of its newest, the Southern Highlands, offer plenty of tempting food and wine experiences as well as a range of accommodation from five-star resorts to luxe guesthouses, B&Bs and country cabins.
  • Chefs are making their mark on dining experiences in NSW by using fresh regional produce as the basis for terrific menus.
  • Why not take the kids to a farmstay or on a camping adventure during Autumn or Winter this year and enjoy beautiful weather in the great outdoors.

Icons & Attractions

Sydney Activities
  • Walk across or climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Visit the spectacular Opera House, take a guided tour or take in a show
  • Have a picnic in the lush surroundings of the Botanical Gardens or Mrs Macquaries Chair
  • Take a harbour cruise by day or night or catch the ferry to Manly
  • Visit Taronga Zoo or the SEA LIFE Sydney

Check out the urban hot spots and great advice on what to do when in Sydney from our Travel Insider guide.

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No other flight is quite like Qantas - from our flagship A380 First Suites to fully flat beds in Business, Premium Economy's spacious seats and the self-serve snack bars in Economy.* After taking off, settle back and enjoy Australia's best wine and food, as well as hundreds of on-demand entertainment choices in every seat.

With daily departures from Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth and New York, with Qantas it's easier than ever to experience the best of Australia before you've even arrived.

Economy self-serve snack bar

Economy

Sit back, relax and enjoy the journey

  • Sit back and relax in our ergonomically designed slimline seats with built-in lumbar support for your comfort. Features such as adjustable headrests and reclination in your seat are sure to keep you comfortable for the duration of your journey.
  • Self-service snack bars on A380 and refurbished 747 aircraft,
  • Personal on-demand, in-flight entertainment system with 1,500 options
  • On selected international flights, you will be treated to a continuous refreshment service every 60-90 minutes and to add variety, a third main meal option for long haul flights and a dedicated self serve snack bar onboard the A380 and refurbished B747 aircraft.
Premium Economy

Premium Economy

Experience our award winning premium travel class^

  • Spacious seat with extra legroom and legrest so you can stretch out.
  • Personalised service in an exclusive environment with dedicated flight attendants.
  • A selection of premium Australian wines that match the contemporary menu inspired by leading Australian restaurateur Neil Perry.
  • Enjoy on-demand, in-flight entertainment system with noise-cancelling headsets.
  • Complimentary comfort kits are offered on selected flights to help you stay refreshed.
International Business

Business

Relax, work or sleep in contemporary comfort

  • Fully flat beds available on A380 and refurbished 747 aircraft
  • New sleep service, including a new mattress, duvet and turndown service (on select flights)
  • Onboard dining experience with a signature, made-to-order menu designed by leading restaurateur Neil Perry
  • Advanced entertainment system includes a personal touch screen, noise-cancelling headsets and on-demand control
  • An exclusive amenity kit includes a selection of luxury Malin + Goetz skin care products
  • Peter Morrissey designed pyjamas
First Suite

First Suites

Unsurpassed luxury on the Qantas A380

  • Indulge in an eight-course tasting menu or choose to dine with an a la carte menu offering signature dishes.
  • Stretch out in your own fully flat, extra-wide bed with luxurious pillows, blankets, a duvet
    as well as a sheepskin mattress.
  • Advanced entertainment system includes a personal touch screen, noise-cancelling headsets and on-demand control.
  • Qantas First Amenity Kits feature exclusive collections for both men and women from a premium cosmetic house. The women's kit includes a Payot Paris clutch-style bag and for men, a fold-out travel bag.
* Now available on both the A380 and newly refurbished 747 services.
^ Qantas wins Best International Premium Economy at the Australian Business Traveller Awards 2012

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Fun Facts

  • QANTAS is an acronym that stands for Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services.
  • Australia is closer than you think. Flying to Australia from the west coast is only 14 hours, the same time it takes to fly to most European destinations from the western US.
  • We are the only airline to fly the A380 between the US and Australia.
  • In November 2013, we celebrated 93 years of flying. See our evolving look.

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