The Best Books About Sydney


Here are some of our family’s favourite books about Sydney.  You can read a full post about some of them, you’ll find links below book covers.



Lonely Planet has over 30 titles about Sydney – you’ll find what you need there!  Search for ‘Sydney” at the Lonely Planet Shop.


Sydney Rock Pools

This is the most beautiful photography book about Sydney I’ve ever seen and one of the most treasured books on my bookshelf.

If you love Sydney’s coast, you will adore this. It makes the most wonderful gift for visitors and ocean-loving Sydneysiders too.

Find it at Booktopia here.





Sydney’s Best Harbour and Coastal Walks

A well-written and clearly laid out book featuring Sydney’s most lovely coastal walks. You’ll find plenty that are suitable for families here.

Read more and buy the book at Booktopia here.




Sydney’s Best Bush, Park and City Walks

Check out these walks, with the information you need to plan a trip. Lots that will suit kids well here.

Read more about the book at Booktopia here.





Wild Swimming Sydney

Read more about Wild Swimming Sydney on this post.

Buy Wild Swimming from Booktopia here.




Time Out Sydney

If you’re planning a visit to Sydney for the first time, do think about getting Time Out’s general guide to our beautiful city.

Find Time Out Sydney here.