Rejoicing the Rainbow

Our journey to Sydney Mardi Gras 2024 was an exhilarating adventure filled with fun and exploration. Starting from Wollongong, we picked up friends along the way to Central Station, before checking into the Vibe Hotel North Sydney. 

We then ventured, the Grounds of Alexandria greeted us with its vibrant Mexican theme, offering fantastic photo opportunities, followed by a delightful lunch at The Potting Shed, with one big burger being served on their iconic ‘shovel’. We then visited Bare Island for more sightseeing and a leisurely walk, taking in the rich history and stunning ocean views. Later that evening, we dined at the Historic 1878 Greenwood Hotel in the heart of North Sydney, indulging in a delicious dinner.


The next day started with a lovely breakfast at a quaint café. While some chose to explore the Australian Museum, others drove through Oxford Street, soaking in the preparations for the highlight event Mardi Gras Parade. A visit to the famous Bondi Beach, despite being overcast weather, was refreshing, with a leisurely walk along the promenade checking out the views and having some great photo opportunities with some of the lifesavers on duty.

Returning to North Sydney, we enjoyed an early Chinese dinner before we all began preparing for our Mardi Gras event night, our group were dressed to impress full of sparkles and rainbows.

We experienced the ultimate thrill at the Sydney Mardi Gras 2024 parade, enjoying exclusive VIP treatment! We were whisked away in courtesy golf carts to front row seats, immersing ourselves in the most vibrant, colourful, and fun-filled party parade ever! It was a million amazing memories in one night, lots of dancing and cheering and the smiles on our faces were impossible to erase. The night concluded with fun stories as we crossed back over the Sydney Harbour Bridge to our hotel. 

The following day included a little sleep in after a big, exciting night, before sitting down to enjoy an incredibly relaxing brunch at a Crows Nest outdoor café. 

Now heading to beautiful Centennial Park to see and discover the many things it offers. Following this shopping time exploring through Paddy’s Markets and finished off with a stroll through Chinatown trying some of the famous Emperor cream puffs – Yummm!!!

Later a drive to the Northern Beaches offered breathtaking views, followed by a scrumptious dinner at the Harbord Diggers Club located on the cliff tops. 


Our trip concluded the following day with a lavish buffet breakfast at the Novotel, overlooking Pyrmont Darling Harbour, before exploring the Glebe tramway and Produce Markets. As we headed home, our hearts were full of cherished memories and new friendships from this amazing trip.

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