Where to go on Boxing Day in Sydney?

May 31, 2019 Off By idswater

Where to go on Boxing Day in Sydney?

Snag the hottest view and catch the beginning of this journey live (glass of bubbly in hand, naturally). Pack a picnic, find yourself a postcard-perfect spot on the harbour and settle in for the afternoon. Our top picks include Milk Beach in fancy Vaucluse, North Head National Park in Manly or Headland Park in Mosman.

What to do in Manly on Boxing Day?

Get a head start on those healthy New Year’s resolutions and start Boxing Day with a cooling dip. Our personal favourites include: MacCallum Pool for harbour and bridge views. Need somewhere good for small children? Quaint and quiet Little Manly Beach has a child-friendly swimming net, relatively calm waters and a cute kiosk serving snacks. 2.

What to do in Kingsford on Boxing Day?

Either watch from home or find a fun sports bar and meet some friends. Options include The Pyrmont Bridge Hotel and Churchill’s Sports Bar in Kingsford. There’s plenty of sport to watch on Boxing Day. 15. Tandem skydive AKA as the ultimate bucket list item. On many-a-list, but how often does it actually get ticked off?

Do you have to go shopping on Boxing Day?

Nope, neither do we. Boxing Day is a very important event in any shopaholic’s calendar, but it also turns shopping into a migraine-inducing, elbow-bashing, bargain hunter’s jungle. Trust us when we say this: be a truly savvy shopper and stay at home.

What do people do on Boxing Day in Australia?

After a busy Christmas Day, Boxing Day is often spent by Australians having a backyard BBQ or heading down to the beach for a day of relaxation. Although Boxing Day is a public holiday, most shops will be open and public transport will run on a Sunday timetable.

What kind of sports are held on Boxing Day?

Many important sports events are held on Boxing Day. The Boxing Day test match is a cricket game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The game is between the Australian National cricket team and other national teams touring Australia. The match starts on Boxing Day and may last up to five days.

Which is the most important sporting event in Australia?

Between 1999 and 2007, the Australian cricket team won all of the Boxing Day Test matches, marking a huge victory for the nation. Another important sporting event that starts on Boxing Day is the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

When is the Boxing Day Test between Australia and Pakistan?

For sports lovers, head to the MCG for the Boxing Day Test, which will be played over 5 days between Australia and Pakistan. This iconic cricket game is enjoyed not only by the Aussie fans but by many other enthusiastic cricket fans from all over the world. Every four years, the test match is played as part of the 5-match Ashes series with England.