Australia Day is the most patriotic day in our calendar year, so before you buy your beer and settle for some lamb on the barbie, check out what Sydney’s best venues have to offer on this glorious day.

Some of Sydney’s most iconic spots are offering an assortment of awesome ways to spend your day, so make sure you go somewhere supremely Australian today!

#1: Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel

This Australia Day, the WBBH is going to go OFF. Start your day with #EveryManAndHisDog, a paddle boarding comp that’ll blow your mind, followed by The Bay Brunch; an all you can eat beach brunch from 9am-12pm, before finishing off the day with the ultimate Australia Day Bash with DJ Dirty Sandshoes and a suprise act! Plus, a sizzling beach BBQ and buckets of beer all afternoon!

#2: Bondi Icebergs

Located in the picturesque south end of Bondi Beach, this has got to be one of the most iconic spots in the country. Start the day by watching the Australia vs. The World swimming relays before heading upstairs to the Unsinkable Bar for Australiana Trivia from 1pm!

#3: Northies at Cronulla


One of the most typically Aussie ways to celebrate is at Northies. Fill your belly with a lamb spit roast, then a thong throwing competition, followed by the beer can rodeo!

#4: Coogee Bay Hotel

There’ll be Aussie rock anthems playing all day, plus a great Aussie BBQ from noon in the beer garden overlooking the beach!

#5: Dee Why Beach

There’ll be a community BBQ, camel rides, face painting, a car and bike show for the dads, as well as the Manly Daily Thong Throwing competition. Plus, giant inflatable rides and jumping castles for the kids!

#6: The Rooty Hill


Look forward to some awesome music, as well as free rides for the kids and a parachute jump with the largest flag in the southern hemisphere!

#7: The Glenmore

The famous Glenmore Rooftop will host an Australia Day party complete with the Triple J Hottest 100 Countdown! You can’t get more Aussie than that!

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