01-04 February 2019 | Sydney & Surrounds
WAHO 2019 Pre-Conference Tours are all about sensational Sydney, and the surrounding areas of New South Wales. You are invited to arrive early to enjoy all that Sydney & New South Wales have to offer, from world-class beaches, vibrant city life, the stunning natural harbour, the unmistakable architectural icons of the Sydney Opera House & the Harbour Bridge, the dramatic bushland allure of the Blue Mountains, and the one-of-kind flora & fauna that make Australia an unforgettable, 'must-do' experience. Universally renowned as one of the most beautiful & friendly cities in the world, Sydney - Australia's founding city and still the continent's largest with nearly 5 million inhabitants - fans out from the sparkling Sydney Harbour and historic centre at The Rocks, to iconic Bondi Beach in the east, captivating Manly Beach & the golden Palm Beach in the north, and Australia’s oldest national park in the south. Rest assured, there is no short supply of things to see, do & experience in & around Sydney, so please plan to treat yourself to the best of this famous city before the WAHO 2019 Conference begins.
The WAHO 2019 Conference has partnered with AAT Kings, the Australia & New Zealand Travel Experts, to offer the widest range of pre & post-conference tourism options. While we will be handling the booking of your selected tour choices, we invite you to browse the AAT Kings website to explore the vast range of tour options available. Please see the recommended Pre-Conference Tour options below to inspire your imagination and to ensure your visit to Sydney is unforgettable!
Please refer to Registration Form, Page 3 - Section 4 WAHO PRE-CONFERENCE TOURS to make your tour selections. A detailed description of each Pre-Conference Tour, with prices, is listed on the each of the tour webpages - please click on the links below to learn more.
TOUR B | THE SYDNEY EXPERIENCE
TOUR C | THE BLUE MOUNTAINS IN STYLE
TOUR D | SPECTACULAR SYDNEY
TOUR E | BONDI BEACH & SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
The WAHO 2019 Conference Team will be prepared to greet guests as early as Friday the 1st of February. Should you plan to enjoy more of Australasia prior to the 1st of February, please Contact Us, as our Team is willing & prepared to assist with all your travel plans.
Pre-Conference Hotel Accommodation
You can choose from three hotel options offered by WAHO 2019 Conference Partner Accor Hotels, situated in close proximity to each other in the vibrant Darling Harbour precinct: the Novotel Darling Harbour, the Sofitel Darling Harbour, or the Ibis Darling Harbour. Airport transfers to your selected hotel will be arranged. The offered tours, operated by AATKings Tour Group, will start from the Novotel Darling Harbour. The WAHO Conference Information Desk will also be located at the Novotel Darling Harbour Hotel, where the WAHO 2019 Conference Team will be ready to greet you from Friday the 1st of February. Tours can also be booked on arrival. Please refer to the Host Hotels webpage and the Registration Forms, Page 3 - Section 5 PRE-CONFERENCE HOTEL ACCOMMODATION for full hotel details and prices.
For a comprehensive overview of all the Pre-Conference Activities, please refer to the image below or download the PDF.
Additional Things to Do in Sydney
There is no shortage of sights & activities to entertain & amaze in Sydney. While we encourage you to participate in the scheduled activities listed above, a list of alternative attractions are summarised below for those who wish to venture out on their own. Please follow the links to the attraction websites to learn more about admission price & local access. As always, the Conference Team is able to provide Travel Assistance for any additional activities you would like to schedule while in Sydney for the WAHO 2019 Conference Australia.
MUSEUMS & GALLERIES
- Australian Museum
- Art Gallery NSW
- Museum of Contemporary Art
- Museum of Sydney
- Powerhouse Museum
- Australian Maritime Museum
- Hyde Park Barracks Museum
- The Sydney Mint
- Manly Art Gallery & Museum
- S.H. Ervin Gallery
- White Rabbit Gallery
- The Rocks Discovery Museum
- Australian Museum of Magical Arts
- Government House, Sydney
ADVENTURE & ACTIVITIES
- Sydney Bridge Climb
- Sydney Opera House
- The Rocks | Heart of Sydney - Soul of Australia
- Darling Harbour
- The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
- Queen Victoria Building & Shopping Arcade
- SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
- Sydney WILD LIFE Zoo
- Carriageworks Farmer's Markets
- Hyde Park
- David Jones Gourmet Food Hall | Market Street
- The Strand Arcade
- St. Mary's Cathedral
- Bondi Icebergs Pool
- Sydney HeliTours
- Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk
- Wendy's Secret Garden
- Sydney Chinatown
- Chinese Garden of Friendship