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  • The Centre is jointly managed by Sydney Cove Authority and Tourism News South Wales and provides information on Sydney as well as regional NSW.

  • There is also a free exhibition detailing the history of Sydney Cove on the second floor.

    ball.gif Postal Information

  • Sydney's Central Post Office.
    Time:
    Trading hours 8:30am - 5:30pm Mon - Fri and 8:30am - 12 noon Sat.
    Where:
    130 Pitt Street.
    Contact:
    Tel: 13 1317

    ball.gif Tourism New South Wales

    Address:
    55 Harrington Street, The Rocks, Sydney.
    Contacts:
    Tel: 9931 1111


  • Visitor Information

    ball.gif Directory Assistance

  • Local & National
  • 1223
  • Overseas
  • 1225
  • Pricing
  • 1222
  • Local Time
  • 1222
  • Wake-Up
  • 12454

    ball.gif Emergencies

  • Emergency Services
  • 000
  • Crisis Centre
  • 93586577
  • Dential Emergencies
  • 9211 2224
  • Poisons Information
  • 131 226
  • Pharmacy (24 Hours)
  • 92350333
  • Life Line
  • 13 1114

    ball.gif Sydney Visitor Information Centre

      The centre is jointly managed by Sydney Cove Authority and Tourism New South Wales and provides information on Sydney as well as regional NSW. There is also a free exhibition detailing the history of Sydney Cove on the second floor.

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      • 106 George Street, The Rocks.
      • 9:00 - 6:00pm. Open 7 days.
      • Tel: 9255 1788

    ball.gif Manly Visitors Centre

      Open for 10am to 4pm daily. Located on South Steyne, Ocean Beach, Manly. Tel: 9977 1088

    Useful Tips

    ball.gif Safety Tips

  • Caution crossing the road as Australian's drive on the left hand side.

  • Pedestrian Crossings - do not assume that traffic will stop automatically. Wait until cars have stopped before stepping onto the crossing.

  • Swim at patroled beaches, between the flags.

    ball.gif Tipping

  • Not included in service but definitely customary in Australia. For restaurants 10% in the norm and taxis round up to the nearest dollar.

  • In hotels one dollar per bag is the norm

    ball.gif Interpreters

  • 100 languages, 7 days
  • 24 hours. Tel: 13 1450