Some of the Sports Teams that you should watch in Sydney

When you are a sports enthusiast, you want to watch different teams as they take on each other. Sydney gives you a perfect chance to watch local teams as they do what they do best. It’s also a great way to experience the culture of the city and interact with the locals.

Sydney Swans

If you are a football fan, then this is one of the teams that you should watch in action. It’s a club that has been around for years as it was founded back in the year 1874 as South Melbourne. The team is known to be tough and it’s unique since it is the first ever team that competed in the Australian Football League (AFL) from outside Victoria formerly known as the Victorian Football League.

The Sydney Sixers

For the lovers of cricket and visiting Sydney in summer, this is the team to watch out for. The team is part of the Big Bash League (BBL) in Australia. For six weeks in summer, there is a cricket league that takes place in the harbor city and this is one of the best teams that you can watch as they perform.

Newtown Jets

For the rugby lovers, the Newtown Jets is a team that is a must watch when in Sydney. To watch this rugby league football club in action, you should head down to Henson Park, Newton which is their home ground. The best time to visit is during winter a time that the grounds are filled with activities as locals also come to watch the team perform. Newtown Jets compete in the Canterbury NSW Cup.

Western Sydney Wanderers

Football has become one of the most popular sports in the world today. The Western Sydney Wanderers otherwise simply known as the Wanderers will keep you entertained while in Sydney. Although it has been around since the year 2012, it has a strong foundation as it has won an AFC Champions League and an A-League Premiership where it competes in.

Whether you prefer watching cricket tournaments, you love rugby or soccer, Sydney is a great destination to watch great teams in action. The Wanderers (Western Sydney Wanderers), Sydney Swan, Newtown Jets, and the Sydney Sixers are just some of the teams that you should watch. You can research in advance before heading to the harbor to see when the teams will be playing.

Watersports to Engage in While in Sydney

Summer is a time that people have fun. It’s a time to get wet and when in Sydney, this is a perfect chance to engage in watersports. The beauty of being in Sydney is that there are varieties of watersports and spots to choose from. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or parasailing, you will be spoilt for choice.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Also a great way to explore Sydney from a different angle, stand-up paddle boarding is an amazing watersport in Sydney. It does not matter whether you have done it before or you are a beginner, you can rent a paddle board. The best place to do this is at Sydney Harbor.

Parasailing

This is a sport that will get you to see the spectacular Sydney from a different perspective. Parasailing gives you an aerial view of the famous Sydney Harbor, the city and its surrounding. This is of course if you are not afraid of heights. Do not worry if you are not a pilot since you can book a tandem flight. Manly Wharf is a great point to start.

Swim and Sunbathe

The fun of going to a beach is swimming, sunbathing and building sand castles. Walking is also great. When you are in Sydney and you want to do this, you should head to the famous Bondi Beach that has a breathtaking coastline. This is actually one of the most iconic beaches in the country that is home to one of the oldest swimming clubs in the country. In the Bondi baths, you get a rare chance to swim laps with icebergs.

Go Surfing

Surfing is fun but it requires training. While in Sydney, you can easily learn how to surf in a surfing school. This is not a sport that you wake up and decide that you are an expert. It’s surprising that you can see surfers at the beach at any time including at dawn. Bondi beach is a popular surfing spot and this can be attested by the fact that one of the world’s oldest surf lifesaving clubs is located here.

Scuba Diving

The underwater world of Sydney is amazing and rich in living reefs and colorful marine life. To see what the area has to offer, you can go scuba diving. If you have time, you can get trained on this thus you do not have to worry about how experienced you are.