Sydney tops China tourists hitlist

Sydney is the top Australian destination for inbound tourists from China, offering seven of the top 20 attractions to visitors in the country, according to new data from

Sydney was followed by Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Gold Coast. Taronga Zoo Sydney was listed as the No.1 destination for tourists from China, while other Sydney destinations Darling Harbour, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and Sydney Fish Market were all in the top 20. Blue Mountains National Park, 2 hours west of Sydney, also made the top 20 list.

The booking platform has signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with the China International Culture Association to promote inbound tourism. The Nihao! China campaign, launched by China International Culture Association, aims to foster and promote cultural exchanges and establish friendships between China and visitors from around the world.  

Top 20 most popular destinations/cities:

  1. Sydney 2. Melbourne 3. Brisbane 4. Perth 5. Adelaide 6. Gold Coast 7. Cairns 8. Hobart 9. Canberra 10. Darwin 11. Launceston 12. Proserpine 13. Sunshine Coast 14. Ayers Rock 15. Townsville 16. Ballina 17. Hamilton Island 18. Newcastle 19. Alice Springs 20. Mackay
Tourists from China love Sydney.
Sydney was the top Australian destination for tourists from China.

20 most popular tourist sites in Australia:

  1. Taronga Zoo Sydney
  2. Warner Bros. Movie World
  3. Darling Harbour (currently under reconstruction)
  4. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
  5. Puffing Billy Railway
  6. Blue Mountains National Park
  7. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
  8. Gold Coast Sea World
  9. Melbourne Skydeck
  10. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  11. SkyPoint Observation Deck
  12. Sydney Harbour Bridge
  13. Sydney Tower Eye
  14. Great Barrier Reef
  15. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
  16. WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
  17. Phillip Island
  18. Twelve Apostles
  19. Dreamworld
  20. Sydney Fish Market is the ultimate guide to visiting Sydney. It provides up-to-date information on attractions, places to visit, restaurants, shops, visitor information and transport. The site is published by Cruise Media Australasia, a Big Splash Media company. Editor-in-Chief and Publisher: Peter Lynch.

All map distance references are taken from the Sydney Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay.
Images courtesy Destination NSW

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