Sydney Harbour hosts an extravaganza of races and fun each year to celebrate Australia Day! We have the best tips and recommendations to make sure your Australia Day 2016 will be on to remember!

1. Private yacht on the Harbour

For the best seat in the house, Sydney Harbour Exclusive can offer a range of luxury vessels to celebrate this great day with your mates. Cruise around Sydney Harbour on your private yacht while sipping on a cold beer and indulging in fresh Aussie seafood and a sausage sizzle!

2. Australia Day Harbour Parade

Head down to the Harbour’s foreshore to get the best view of Sydney’s most iconic vessels sailing past. Any vessel is welcome to join in as long as they are decked out in Australian flags!

3. Great Australian Swim

More then 1000 participants are expected to join in on this iconic swim around Farm Cove. Take the plunge and sign up as anyone is welcome to come along and there are fabulous Aussie prizes up for grabs!

4. Look up – From the sky

Keep an eye out for the impressive performance from the sky. Watch the Russian Roolettes, Qantas flying squadron and Red Beret’s take over the skies in a display of speed and agility.

5. Every Man and his dog

If you don’t want to leave your furry friend at home, Watson’s Bay stand up paddle board competition is for you! Everyone can get involved and your dog can join you for the ride. A great activity for the whole family, even if you just go to watch!