Attn Sydneysiders, here's 10 ways to end 2017 with a bang!

Isabella SmithIsabella Smith

I don’t mean to alarm you, but there’s only 2 or so months left of 2017...

Luckily, you've stumbled upon the perfect guide to spicing up your year with a bit of adventure 💃🏽

We’ve compiled a list of 10 things to do around Sydney that are sure to stimulate, rejuvenate and ignite your inner spontaneity.

C’mon. Make 2017 one to remember!

1. Plan a weekend getaway


It’s amazing what you can do in just a day or two.

We've got some inspiration for fun, outdoorsy trips that you and your pals will cherish for years to come.

The Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is the ideal Sydney getaway, filled with spectacular landscapes, unique flora and fauna and interesting activities.


Check out our recommended Blue Mountains Wildlife Day Tour. You can...

Want to add on the Jenolan Caves or choose an overnight tour? Check out our full list of Leezair Blue Mountains tours here.

The Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is the perfect place to escape the city rush and relish one of Australia's most beautiful wine regions.


Have a squizz at our recommended Hunter Valley Wine & Food Tasting Tour:

Imagine you and your friends amidst the gorgeous greenery of the Hunter Valley, sipping on some of Australia’s best wine, beer and distilled spirits while tasting delectable food, cheese and chocolate.

If it's a helicopter tour or weekend trip you're after, check out our full list of Leezair Hunter Valley tours here.

2. Try a new class


Dancing, music, cooking, languages, painting, pottery, photography… whatever the class, I guarantee it will do oodles of good for your mind and sense of creativity.

You’re never too old to develop new skills and pick up a new hobby!

Ever tried salsa dancing? Whether you're a couple or an individual, try an evening salsa class at Latin Motion in the CBD.

Keen to develop your photography skills? Check out this Night Photography Masterclass.

3. Make a splash


There's no disputing the positive effects of a bit o' sunshine and H20.

If you ask us, here are some of the best ways to up your vitamin D count while boosting your fitness (and mood):

4. Be a tourist in your own city for a day


Luna Park
Sealife Aquarium
Taronga Zoo
Madame Tussauds

5. Build your knowledge


As Mahatma Gandhi famously said: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

There are so many wonderful ways to feed your mind in this city. If it's some art education you're after, we recommend:

Or if you're more interested in science and history, check out:

6. Spice up your workout


Exercising shouldn't have to be icky. There are plenty of fun ways to work a sweat without dreading it from start to finish.

Why not try Indoor Rock Climbing? It's a fun and affordable workout for all ages and fitness levels and a delightful departure from the usual workout.

You could also check out what sports teams exist in your local area. Perhaps netball, basketball, tennis, cricket, footy or even ultimate frisbee. Team sports are a great way to keep active and make new friends at the same time. It's a win-win! (Unless of course, you lose).


Leezair tip: Check out 'No Lights No Lycra'. It is honestly the best workout we've ever had. You basically dance your heart out like no one is watching, because literally no one is. You're all in a dark space so you can leave your insecurities at the door.

NLNL have five locations across Sydney: Newtown, Bondi, Parramatta, Chatswood, Manly and Cronulla. Get yourself to one. You won't regret it!

7. Go camping


The word ‘camping’ might ignite bad memories from a time before you fully understood the value of nature and quietude. But trust me, there’s nothing bad about being amongst the great outdoors and getting back to your primitive roots.

You can cuddle up with a loved one under the stars, play cricket and board games with friends, roast marshmallows by the beach and clear your mind from dusk ‘til dawn. Leezair tip: ditch your phone. Just enjoy being present in the moment and breathing in that crisp country air.


Our fav spots around Sydney:

And if you’re willing to venture out of Sydney, these camping spots are truly breathtaking (and well worth the drive):

8. Live music, anyone?


With the influx of digital music platforms nowadays, we often forget how magical it is to experience live music.

Go see a band! They don't have to be famous or play music you're familiar with. You could try something totally new, maybe jazz or heavy rock?

The CBD's Metro Theatre, Darlinghurst's Oxford Art Factory and Newtown's Enmore Theatre house a great range of gigs that are sure to tickle your musical taste buds.

You could also check out the Opera House for something a little more traditional, like the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Happy listening! 🎷

9. Release your inner dare devil


This one isn’t for the faint hearted. Skydiving, jetpacking, paragliding... There are plenty of options. All exhilarating. All totally bonkers. Take your pick.

If these are a little out of your comfort zone, why not organise a fun (and less extreme) activity with your mates.

10. Let's go to the beach, beach


Leezair tip: the more secluded, the better!

I’m no doctor, but in my unprofessional opinion, there’s nothing a bit of sun, sand and surf can’t fix. The beach is the perfect place to unwind, read a book, bask in the sunshine and bathe in the salty sea.

Organise a fun beach day with your friends, pack a picnic lunch and burn off your BBQ belly with some cricket or volleyball. We have no doubt your day will go swimmingly 😉

A few beachy suggestions:

There’s a reason Sydney is so renowned for its beaches! Get amongst them.

And that's a wrap!

Surely there are at least a couple of things that tickle your fancy.

For more fun ideas, check out our vast Leezair catalogue of activities and experiences. Or shoot us a message and we can make more suggestions.

Happy adventuring!

The Leezair team x

Isabella Smith
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