Solo Travelling for Women in Sydney

Exploring Sydney alone can be a delightful experience because it gives you a chance to savor the hidden facets of this jewel in Australia's crown. From star gazing to ghost hunting, the opportunities for solo adventures are abundant and the staff at the friendly cheap hotels in Sydney will cheerfully arrange your transportation to the fascinating treasures in their fair city.

Sydney Observatory and Planetarium

Commune with the cosmos at this state-of-the-art facility that allows you explore the starry heavens by day or night. Snuggle into a comfy contour seats to see the secrets of the universe revealed overhead on the planetarium dome or, on clear nights, head up to the observatory to get up close and personal with stars, galaxies, nebulas and comets on the world's oldest refracting lens or modern computer-driven telescopes. You can even take a self-guided walking tour that follows pathways that start at Observatory Hill and offers awesome views of the Sydney skyline before ending at the Visitors' Center in The Rocks.

Ghost Tours

Get your spine-tingled on guided tours of the supernatural side of Sydney's heritage. Each evening, ghost hunters usher their guests into historic districts where restless spirits of past residents still linger. Listen to the blood-curdling tales of dastardly deeds that echo through the streets to this day on a walking tour of The Rocks or take a ride to the cemeteries aboard a spooky Cadillac Hearse.

Sydney Writers Walk

Sydney is proud of the many talented writers like Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson and Rudyard Kipling who have walked its streets and to commemorate their presence, the Aussies have embedded little plaques in the sidewalks around Circular Quay. Displayed alphabetically by the writer's name, the plaques begin at the International Passenger Terminal and continue all the way to the Sydney Opera House. Each of the sixty plaques displays the writer's favorite subjects, famous quotes and a short biography. Along the way are some of Sydney's trendiest shops, coolest cafes and hottest venues.

The Blu Bar at Shangri-la

Considered one of the finest places to soak up the view of the Sydney skyline and harbor, this stylish bar on the 36th floor of an elegant hotel maintains a suitable atmosphere for a lady out alone to unwind with glass of fine wine or their exclusive mixed drinks. If you make reservations, you can even attend a two-hour cocktail making class to learn the secrets of their fancy concoctions from expert mixologists.

Sydney Opera House Guided Backstage Tour

This two-hour tour is so popular it's recommended that you book a few weeks in advance to get a behind- the-scenes peek at this architectural marvel that attracts star power from all over the world. The tour starts at 7am to avoid the crowds, so they provide breakfast before leading you into exclusive areas like the dressing rooms and orchestra pit -- and you even get to stand on center stage.

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