Chinatown and the restaurants serving the Italian community in Leichhardt. A ferry ride through the harbour is part of the experience in visiting outer Sydney destinations such as Bondi and Manly Beaches – both popular for surfing.
- Major events that increase hotel demand are the performing-arts–focused Sydney Festival (Jan),
- The Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras (Feb–Mar),
- The Sydney Royal Easter Show (dates vary),
- The Sydney Film Festival (Jun).
- Severe thunderstorms are most likely Oct–Mar.